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23 Aug 2021

Finance Senior Accountant

Freedom Preparatory Academy Charter Schools

Job Description

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JOB TITLE: Senior Accountant



The Senior Accountant is responsible for all aspects of the Finance Team. These aspects include accounts payable support, accounts receivable management, fixed asset management, grants management, month-end close, ad hoc reports, and other general accounting responsibilities. The Senior Accountant plays an integral part in providing financial, administrative, & clerical services, within the department, to ensure effective, efficient, & accurate financial and administrative operations.


  • Collaborate with Central Office and Deans of Operations to ensure accurate and timely bill payment
  • Collaborate with Central Office and Deans of Operations to ensure accurate and timely deposits and recognition of revenue
  • Input, monitor and audit transactions in the asset management system (Asset Tiger, import into Intacct)
  • Prepare all federal, state and local grant reimbursement requests monthly (and support with budgets)
  • Conduct month-end close, including bank and purchasing card reconciliations and all journal entries
  • Ability to multitask and work under very tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail


  • Energy and entrepreneurial spirit for a transformation charter network
  • Generally accepted accounting principles
  • A/P, A/R and G/L procedures
  • Problem-solver, resourceful, reflective, creative
  • Effectively communicate in oral and written form
  • Establish effective working relationships with management and school operations teams


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a staff accountant position, preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of federal and state wage and hour laws to include knowledge and understanding of withholding requirements and payroll taxes
  • Microsoft Office proficiency including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Testing in proficiency may be required

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should complete an application via this link:

Bureaus: Tennessee. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Finance. Job Tags: accounting and finance.