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Accounting Manager/Controller

  • 18 Sep 2020 2:10 PM
    Message # 9246928

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    Accounting Manager/Controller


    Reports to: CFOO

    The Seven Hills School (

    1 FTE

    Overview of school:

    Seven Hills School, founded in 1962, offers an outstanding PS-8th grade program for approximately 400 students. The beautiful campus is located on 9 acres of former ranch land near Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek, CA (approximately 35 miles from downtown San Francisco), and offers students and teachers the daily opportunity to move freely from engaging classrooms to expanses of outdoor space. The school is committed to building an inclusive community with class sizes that allow for greater differentiation, building strong partnerships with parents, and employing passionate teachers who love what they do and bring creativity and innovation to their teaching practice. Seven Hills School is a learning community whose mission is to develop the intellect, engage the spirit, and foster respect for and responsibility to our world.  

    Overview of duties and responsibilities:

    • Face of the Business Office, first point of “customer” contact or parents and employees

    • Maintains the accounting system

    • General ledger posting and reconciliation 

    • Student billing, accounts receivable and accounts payable

    • Annual Audit preparation and support

    • Processing of semi-monthly payroll

    Successful candidates will:

    • Have BA/BS in Accounting

    • Be able to maintain administrative procedures and systems

    • Have a demonstrated ability to work with discretion and maintain a high degree of confidentiality

    • Be proficient with office equipment

    • Be proficient in MS Office, BlackBaud K-12 and Google applications  

    • Be able to understand and implement principles and processes for providing high level of customer service

    • Be able to produce a high quality work product, use effective time management skills to meet deadlines, and have attention to detail 

    • Be committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion

    • Be punctual, reliable and flexible

    • Have a demonstrated ability to initiate, fully participate in and foster strong collegial relationships

    • Be self-aware and able to build on others’ ideas, capitalize on others’ strengths and effectively share responsibility

    • Have a demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and improvement

    • Have a growth mindset, active sense of humor, warm personality, and excellent organizational and communication skills

    To apply:

    Please complete the online application found at:

    Seven Hills Employment Application 

    After you submit the application, please follow the directions on the screen to email your resume and letter of interest. No calls please. 

    Screening and invitation for interviews will begin immediately. 

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