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Employment

The Gillen Brewer School is an independent school and a thought leader in the area of educating children who have specific learning needs. Uncovering The Specialness In Every Child™ is our expertise and working with our families is at the heart of everything we do at Gillen Brewer. By accepting and celebrating the differences of each child, we are redefining what “special” in the world of “special education” means. Our diverse student body includes 88 children, ages 2.8 to ten years old, with executive functioning deficits, language-based and non-verbal learning disabilities, and social and emotional deficits, as well as children on the autism spectrum. We provide each student with a rich and nurturing 12-month program of rigorous academics, art, music, science, technology and physical fitness. Speech-language and occupational therapies and counseling services are integral to our program and staff works in a highly integrated manner. Gillen Brewer is defined by a commitment to our students and inspired by their determination. Working collaboratively with families and utilizing the exceptional skills of our highly qualified professional staff, we help each child build a foundation that will enable them to become confident, independent and engaged learners. Gillen Brewer offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive professional development program. All applicants are required to submit a resume, cover letter, and two reference letters. The Gillen Brewer School is an equal opportunity employer.

We are currently accepting applications for:

Junior Accountant

The Gillen Brewer School seeks a Junior Accountant to support the Business Office’s day-to-day general accounting functions. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented professional with excellent organizational and analytical skills. This is a full-time position reporting to the Accounting Manager and CFO. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Accounts Payable

  • Review payment requests and purchase orders for appropriate coding, documentation, and approval

  • Enter invoices and bills into FundEZ and prepare them for payment

  • Enter corporate card expenses and obtain all receipts and backup documentation

  • Enter flexible spending expenses

  • Obtain W-9s from new vendors and maintain vendor files

  • Assist in the preparation of 1099s

  • Assist in the annual audit

Purchasing

  • Review purchase orders for completeness and approval and place orders with vendors

  • Order office, cleaning, and program supplies as requested and in anticipation of future needs

  • Follow up on status of deliveries, returns, etc. 

  • Maintain inventory of supplies and office hardware

  • Coordinate with Receptionist/Administrative Assistant for catering needs

  • Register staff for professional development (conference registrations and lodging if applicable)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • One to three years of accounting experience, preferably in a nonprofit or independent school 

  • Experience with FundEZ accounting software strongly preferred

  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Cherise Jones and indicate "Junior Accountant" in the email subject line. No recruiters, no phone calls.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Gillen Brewer School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.