Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant


The mission of AIM is to develop a center for educational excellence and professional development to disseminate best practices to educators by providing access to the latest research-based curriculum, technology, and training.

We are seeking individuals with strong customer service and interpersonal skills who can research questions and resolve problems independently. This on campus position requires strong written communication skills as much of the work with customers is conducted over email.   Successful candidates will preferably need to have a college degree, with a minimum 5 years relevant financial/accounting experience at a school or with a non-profit organization, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work is essential.  Experience with computer applications such as Veracross, Salesforce, FACTS, and QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise preferred but not required.

Essential Duties:

Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for the following:

  • The timely processing and managing of Accounts Payable transactions in

  • Securing the approval of invoices, assigning account and budget codes to AP transactions and keeping track of all payments including the preparation of bi-monthly payroll journal entries. 

  • Verification and payment of employee expense report claims based on proper documentation.

  • Generally responding to all vendor enquiries and ensuring that all billing and payment discrepancies are properly resolved.

  • Assisting with student billing in the FACTS system and working closely with the Admissions office to support student enrollment.

  • Assisting with the maintenance of customer accounts through the entire billing and receivable process including the handling of collections for both the School & the Institute.

  • Assisting with weekly reporting, monthly revenue recognition, monthly closings, sales commission calculations and fiscal year-end audits.

  • Assisting with the filing of 1099s and other payroll related reconciliations on an ongoing basis.

  • Accounting and bookkeeping support as required, including the processing of journal entries, bank and credit card reconciliations and other accounting activities as required for the School and the Institute.

  • Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate for this position is expected to have the following:

  • Experience in carrying out the accounting tasks for an organization (non-profit school preferred), including General Ledger, AR, AP, payroll, and benefits.

  • Experience in performing bank reconciliations or other types of account reconciliations, as well as general banking operations experience.

  • Knowledge of the month and year end closing processes as well as the ability to manage a non-profit financial audit, including the compilation of related audit schedules and documents.

  • Ability to manage a large volume of email requests and respond timely, accurately, and appropriately.

  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to balance multiple responsibilities at a time.


●        All required clearances.