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Montgomery Bell Academy

Staff Accountant

Montgomery Bell Academy


Job Summary

Position: Staff Accountant

Department: Finance

Reports To: Controller

Status: Full-time, Staff (July 1-June 30) 

Start Date: Immediate Opening

Hours: 7:30 am-4:30 pm, in the office. With occasional additional hours for special events

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure daily tasks are conducted in an efficient, timely, and customer-focused manner
  • Ensure accurate and timely journal entry posting and accounting transactions to maintain the general ledger and facilitate the monthly close process
  • Manage Accounts Payable and credit cards including coding and processing vendor payments – with a focus on moving vendors to a more automated payment process
  • Report monthly budget information to budget administrators and assist with questions/feedback
  • Monitor budgets and communicate with budget administrators to prevent overages
  • Conduct daily review of ACH positive pay fraud control on bank transactions
  • Assist with monthly reporting requirements
  • Assist in audit as needed/assigned
  • Other reasonable duties/responsibilities as assigned


  • Computer literate, with an emphasis on familiarity with accounting systems and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to prioritize workload to ensure that deadlines are met without compromising standards or circumventing procedures 
  • An eye for detail when working with financial data
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with 5 years of experience preferred

Additional Information


Great health benefits and retirement match.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter expressing their interest and qualifications for the position along with a current resume to Jennifer Howell, Assistant to the Head of School (jennifer.howell@montgomerybell.edu)


  • Date Posted: October 6, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Education
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk; in office 7:30am-4:30pm,