Accounting Manager

June Shelton School and Evaluation Center
April 7, 2022
Dallas, Texas
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The Accounting Manager will assist with the financial reporting and accounting responsibilities and administration of the day-to-day operations of the accounting function, apply proper accounting treatment, follow appropriate internal controls, assist in the accounting for reconciliations, analyze and interpret financial results and perform special projects as required.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting; CPA or candidate is preferred
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Previous school accounting experience preferred; Knowledge of fund accounting desired
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles, standards and regulations, particularly within a non-profit setting
  • Ability to manage multiple functions, activities, and projects; prioritize duties to ensure timely completion
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written, to communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment;
  • Microsoft Office experience preferred including strong Excel skills
  • Commitment to the mission and vision of the organization; an inquisitive mindset and ability to assess and initiate things independently.

Essential Functions:

  • Attendance and punctuality are essential to the successful performance of this job
  • Assist in the creation of a workplace environment that aligns best business practices with employee advocacy
  • Manage the day-to-day general ledger accounting activities and projects​
    • Responsible for period-end close procedures for assigned balance sheet and income statement accounts for multi-entities
    • Prepare and/or review various general ledger entries and reconciliations as part of managing month-end  Including, but not limited to: revenue streams, investments, fixed assets and capital campaign donations
    • Review and monitor individual and monthly annual fund and capital campaign donations for proper GAAP reporting
    • Assist Controller with preparation of monthly financial reporting & analysis package
    • Assist Controller with preparation of audit, tax and other external reporting requirements, including interfacing with outside auditors
    • Identify opportunities to automate general ledger impacting activities
    • Monthly bank and investment account reconciliations
    • Support other functions of the accounting department as needed


The June Shelton School and Evaluation Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation of any other status protected by law.  We strive to recruit, hire, train and promote employees to  create a diverse community. 

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