Staff Accountant

Daniel J Gross Catholic High School - Bellevue



Name of Facility: Gross Catholic High School
7700 S 43rd Street
Bellevue, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Julie Cortinas


Department: Business/Finance Office
Reports to: John Kopecky

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Position Summary
Performs various clerical and routine accounting tasks in support of the Business Office, to include positing entries, processing payments, assisting in preparation of billings and other financial reports, and deposits. Responds to inquiries from internal departments or families. Assists in performance of various clerical duties.

Duties and Responsibilities
•Collect payments for various aspects of the school, issue receipts and record entries, providing customer service to both families and other team members
•Collect and process invoices for payment
•Record bank transactions into the general ledger system
•Prepare tills for athletic and other miscellaneous activities; count and reconcile tills
•Reconcile cash and prepare bank deposits
•Assist in contacting families to notify them of delinquent account balances; keep detailed logs of attempted/successful communications
•Assist in month-end processes, including reconciling accounts in preparation for financial reporting
•Maintain reliable communication with the Finance Director, President, Principal, Athletic Director, and serve as accounting liaison with the advancement office.
•Assist in any outgoing communications to families and parishes
•Research discrepancies in the general ledger system
•Assist with monthly payroll processing


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
•Ability to perform accounting procedures
•Knowledge of cash management principles and/or procedures
•Data entry, filing, organization, records maintenance skills, with attention to detail
•Knowledge of payroll software
•Ability to analyze and solve problems
•Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork
•Account balancing skills
•Knowledge of invoicing procedures
•Knowledge of accounts payable procedures and practices
•Knowledge of accounts receivable procedures and practices
•Ability to maintain confidentiality, to act responsibly and ethically when working with sensitive financial information
•Strong people skills – a polite and professional demeanor when working with coworkers and families
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel

Education and Experience
Minimum Job Requirements
•Associates or bachelor’s degree preferred; at least 2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified, preferably in a school setting.

Application Instructions

We invite qualified candidates to consider becoming part of our community by submitting a cover letter, resume, and three references. Email: Include the position title in the subject line. No phone inquiries, please.

Physical Setting:

Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Ability to commute/relocate:
• Bellevue, NE 68147: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)