One of the oldest independent schools on the east side of Lake Washington is seeking a Senior Accountant to lead their accounting department. This well-known and prestigious school sits on a state-of-the-art campus and serves 300+ students across multiple grades. The Senior Accountant will be the school’s top full-time accountant underneath a tenured fractional CFO and will manage close, payroll, benefits, audits, and much more.
If you are interested in working as a Senior Accountant for this non-profit in the Bellevue, WA area, please submit your resume using the form below.
SEARCH FIRM: ASP
CLIENT: Confidential – Non-profit
POSITION: Senior Accountant
LOCATION: Bellevue, WA
SEARCH TEAM: Quinn Finnigan, Ashley Baker
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Our client is a non-sectarian independent school located on the east side of Lake Washington. They are one of the oldest such schools in the region, and serve 300+ students/year on a beautiful, state of the art campus. Their approach embodies their innovative spirit, commitment to excellence, and deeply held belief in the importance of community and collaboration in the development of a 21st Century education. Featuring a variety of first-class indoor and outdoor learning spaces, a 7:1 student/teacher ratio, and with multiple accreditations and memberships, this independent school is helping create future leaders.
The Senior Accountant will be the school’s highest level full-time accountant. Working underneath a tenured, fractional non-profit CFO, this person will manage the entire accounting function including close, payroll, benefits and the annual audits. This person will also be a leader with regard to setting internal controls and accounting policies for the department while representing the school’s financial health to all of the school’s constituencies.
Ideally, a candidate who has similar accounting or full-charge bookkeeping experience in an independent school environment will step into this position. They are seeking a candidate with solid non-profit accounting experience and understanding, the ability to process payroll and manage benefits for the entire institution and manage the entire general ledger. A degree in accounting is not required, but preferred. Additionally, experience with a Tier 2 accounting system is required, preferably a non-profit system.
Accounting & Finance