Accounts Payable & Payroll Specialist

Potomac, Montgomery, Maryland
Jun 16, 2014
Jul 21, 2014
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time
Bullis School, a co-educational independent school in Potomac, MD, seeks a highly capable Accounts Payable and Payroll Specialist to process accounts payable, payroll, 401K transmittals and to assist with a variety of important accounting and business office functions. This person performs general accounting functions including preparing reconciliations, budget reports and schedules and works to ensure a high degree of accuracy and adherence to Bullis' internal control policies and procedures.

Principal responsibilities include:

- Process day to day accounts payable information and paperwork
- Process vendor payments
- Review invoices for proper general ledger account classification according to policy and adherence to GAAP
- Reconcile vendor statements and follow up on any discrepancy
- Process semi-monthly payroll and manage the school's timekeeping and payroll software
- Process 401K loans, changes and transmittals
- Prepare payroll journal entries
- Enter fixed asset additions into the fixed asset module of accounting software and calculate depreciation expense
- File monthly sales tax reports
- Reconcile general ledger accounts and prepare schedules as required
- Process cash and credit card receipts
- Assist with annual audit of school's books and 401K Plan
- Perform other special projects as assigned by the Controller

Qualified candidates will possess the following:

- Associate's degree in accounting and 2 years of accounting experience
- Verbal and interpersonal skills
- Ability to be detail-oriented and be highly organized
- Accounting and reconciling experience
- Technology skills with the ability to quickly gain high competency in PCR, Excel, ADP and other software programs as needed
- Problem-solving skills
- Ability to work in a team as well as independently and effectively in an high-volume, high-distraction environment
- Payroll Certification a plus

Bullis offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and a scenic work environment on its 102-acre campus.

To view a full job description and apply, please visit the careers page on Bullis School's website at .