Under the direction of the Associate Director of Accounting, the Senior Accountant is responsible for preparation, maintenance, and control of the school's financial records pertaining to fixed assets and the school's corporate credit cards. The Senior Accountant also assist with month end journal entries and ad hoc projects, as needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Property, Plant & Equipment - The Senior Accountant will oversee the accounting functions of purchasing, disposing, tracking and depreciating all property, plant and equipment. The Senior Accountant will review and reconcile accounts within Workday.
Corporate Credit Card Documentation - The Senior Accountant will oversee the collection, tracking, filing and compliance of all corporate credit card transactions. The Senior Accountant will work with cardholders to reconcile discrepancies. The Senior Accountant will assist cardholders as they continue the transition to Workday.
Journal entries - Working under the direction of the Associate Director of Accounting, the Senior Accountant will enter various journal entries associated with the month-end and year-end reporting and close.
Year-EndAudit - Responsible for the preparation of the work paper package for the fiscal year-end audit for assigned accounts, as well as any related special generation of assigned schedules.
Proceduresand Manuals - Maintain procedure manual for all phases of accounting pertaining to the assigned funds.
RecordRetention - Provide assistance in the record retention process, involving specific accounting reports and records.
Other Tasks - The Senior Accountant will perform other ad hoc tasks, as assigned.
Skills and Knowledge Required:
1) Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting, required. CPA preferred.
2) Must be able to operate independently and demonstrate an ability to make sound decisions.
3) Strong computer skills including word processing and spreadsheet applications.
4) Strong interpersonal skills for interaction with colleagues, students, and other on and off-campus constituents to conduct daily business interactions.
5) Must be detail-oriented and organized.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Staff
Internal Number: R0001677
About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.