Position: Accounting Specialist
Responsible to: Director of Finance
Position Status: 30 hours per week
We are a strengths-based group of diverse professionals who inspire educators and organizations to
realize their visions for success through extraordinary learning experiences. We would love for you to
join our team.
As the Accounting Specialist, you work closely with the Director of Finance to manage the day to day
responsibilities of the accounting department. You are extremely organized and take pride in managing
details in your work. People describe you as a good communicator and relationship manager, and you
love solving challenges when they arise. You thrive working in an environment that focuses on people’s
strengths and pushes others to be their very best every day. Learn more about our work by exploring our website.
- Accounts Payable – Obtaining and verifying vendor invoices, preparing checks, set up purchase
orders, entering bills in QuickBooks using items, classes and accounts to align with budget
codes. Managing other duties within this function as required.
- Accounts Receivable – Receiving and recording invoice payments, making bank deposits,
invoicing customers, creating sales orders in compliance with financial policies and procedures.
Managing other duties within this function as required.
- Contracts – Receiving applications for professional development, initiating contract agreements
with presenters and other vendors, and ordering materials and supplies as necessary.
- Other Duties – Maintaining departmental filing system, processing credit card payments as
required, preparing month end account reconciliations, monitoring PayPal and website
Ideal Qualifications and Requirements:
- Organized, detail oriented and exceptionally conscientious with work duties.
- Excellent relationship and communication skills both within the organization and with customers
- Able to prioritize workload, meet deadlines and multitask. Works well both independently and
- Evidence of sufficient education and training.
- Excellent knowledge of QuickBooks and Microsoft Office.
- Demonstrates a knowledge and appreciation of the non-profit sector.
Full Benefits Package including medical insurance, voluntary dental and vision, life, short-term disability,
long-term disability and 401k pension plan.
Here’s a little bit more about who we are and what we value:
Our Purpose: We work each day to provide extraordinary learning experiences so that individuals, teams
and organizations can be their best every day.
Our Vision: As a diverse team and network of imaginative experts, our passionate perspective allows us
to focus on people’s best qualities while welcoming each challenge as an opportunity with endless
possibilities. We lead an ever-increasing number of individuals, groups and organizations to define and
realize their visions for success through creative, engaging, research-based learning experiences.
Our Beliefs about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:
We are constantly striving to live out our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in our work – with
each other and with our partners. Here is how we have defined that commitment:
We believe that diversity matters because providing extraordinary learning experiences is only possible
when we truly leverage the diverse thinking, perspectives and experiences of our staff, partners and
We believe that equity matters because it helps ensure high outcomes of access, opportunities, or self determined
success for all individuals, regardless of any social or cultural factor.
We believe that inclusion matters because it maximizes learning and creativity. An inclusive culture
allows everyone to be themselves and to be their best – two ingredients for valuable and authentic
contributions from all.
Our Core Values form the foundation of everything we do and shape who we are. We talk about them,
work them, and live them every day because we believe this is the best way to fulfill our highest hopes for
learners of all ages:
Want to bring a WOW experience every day? At Mayerson Academy we’ve made it our mission to celebrate strengths and inspire people to reach their greatest potential—one organization, one team and one person at a time. As forward-thinking learning services experts, we are pioneering innovative solutions designed to deliver results. Ultimately our goal is to inspire everyone we reach to be at their best every day and to help others do the same.