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Website The Branson School

JOB TITLE: Accounts Payable Specialist

POSITION STATUS: Hourly, non-exempt, full-time (40 hours per week)

REPORTS TO: Director of Finance

About The Branson School

The Branson School is a coeducational, college-preparatory day school of 345 students, grades 9-12, located in Marin County, California. Branson is more than just a great school. It’s an ever-evolving educational community that challenges and supports students as they grow into confident, thoughtful, ethical people.

We encourage students to be brave in whatever they do – in the classroom, on the field, on stage, in the community, even with their peers. The faculty values collaboration, continual growth and improvement, reflection, and student centered teaching. Branson teachers work in a beautiful, well-resourced environment with dedicated students. The faculty is widely regarded as outstanding and there exists in the faculty an admirable ​esprit de corps and a positive attitude about their work and their relationship with students.

Mission Statement

Branson develops students who make a positive impact in the world by leading lives of integrity, purpose, learning, and joy.

Diversity Mission Statement

Branson believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to create a truly excellent learning environment and a vibrant, caring community.  We aspire to have every member of the Branson community feel a deep sense of belonging and inclusion.

Core Values: Courage, Kindness, Honor, Purpose


Position Summary

This position is responsible for full-cycle AP and is an active & integral participant of the Business Office team and organization.  This role is responsible for financial processing for all procurement activities for the school and must apply accounting principles and handle work that is analytical, evaluative and advisory – this requires both an understanding of GAAP accounting principles and be savvy to work in different databases.  Their duties include daily bookkeeping and record keeping, financial report and supporting the Business Office team for audit and tax filings.  Also, they will actively participate in the month end process, fiscal year-end close and calendar year tax filings.  This individual will need to be detail-oriented, a good communicator, organized and proficient in excel. Annual Salary Range: $85,000-$95,000



Accounts Payable

Managing full-cycle accounts payable using accounting software and other programs
Data entry and verifies all expenses (i.e. invoices, reimbursements, agreements, corporate credit cards) are properly recorded including, but not limited to confirming appropriate approval and coding, understands proper period to expense according to GAAP
Manage weekly disbursements to ensure vendors are paid timely, outstanding checks are cleared
Analyzing workflow processes, make recommendations to improve efficiencies, and ensure compliance with internal controls and Business Office policies
Establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing vendors, verify W-9s are current and on file, vendor set-up in accounting software, manage annual 1099 process
Maintain Professional Development records and reconcile against employee reimbursement requests
Submit monthly budget reports to budget managers and prepare all adjustments requested in our accounting software
Reconcile quarterly Sale Tax submissions
Support Biz Office with Annual Audit PBC list and documents
Maintain AP records per Record Retention policy


Qualifications & Skills

Bachelor Degree or Equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
3+ years of accounts payable experience required; non-profit sector preferred
Strong planning, organizational and time management skills, as well as attention to detail and strong analytical problem-solving skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Ability to communicate information clearly written and oral
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel and Word
Ability and desire to work independently and as a team member with the community and other employees
Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working in a non-profit environment


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Branson is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants, employees, volunteers and interns, and the School makes decisions based on the merits of each candidate. Branson prohibits discrimination based on an individual’s race, color, religion (including all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy and breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality) national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status or registered domestic partner status, uniformed service member or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, or any other basis protected by law. The School will afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants, employees, volunteers, and interns as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, compensation, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, and termination.

For Consideration

We encourage those that align with Branson’s shared commitment to its Mission Statement, Diversity Mission Statement and Core Values to apply by uploading a cover letter and resume to Michelle Jones, Director of Human Resources at: https://thebransonschool.applytojob.com/apply/XyYX2EQJBb/Accounts-Payable-Specialist

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