SACRED HEART SEMINARY & SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY (www.shsst.edu) is seeking an Accounting Specialist to support their Finance and Human Resources functions. The Accounting Specialist is one of three members of the Finance Dept. and reports to the Accounting Manager. This is an ideal position for a bookkeeper or accounting assistant looking for variety in work and enjoys working with others; who is a team player and also works well independently. The successful applicant will have a solid track record performing workflow processes efficiently, accurately and timely; is organized, has excellent communication skills, is service-oriented and has a positive attitude. This position has a work schedule of 8 - 4:30, Monday - Friday, at our Franklin, WI location. Candidates looking for a flexible schedule of 30 - 40 hours per week are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will have had experience entering and paying vendor invoices, recording deposits, initiating customer invoices, recording payroll activity into the general ledger and may have had some light human resources duties. Additionally, the Accounting Specialist will support the transaction side of the Bookstore which includes recording sales receipts/ billing, helping with annual inventory and supporting with the Bookstore Coordinator, as needed.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1. Minimum of Associates' degree with emphasis in Accounting, (Bachelor's degree in Accounting preferred).
2. Minimum of five years' experience of bookkeeping and/or accounting experience, including accounting software experience (Abila or Sage is a plus).
3. Experienced in nonprofit accounting software is a plus.
4. Experience with payroll software platforms is a plus.
1. Prolonged sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
2. Ability to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
All successful applicants will be asked for two or three professional references and permission for us to run a criminal background check on their name.
To learn more about Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology and its mission and values, please visit our website at www.shsst.edu!
Benefit highlights: Complimentary daily lunch; Free parking and great location. After a 30-day eligibility period, Employer covers 85% - 92% of Health Insurance cost; Provides Annual H.S.A. Contribution; 100% Coverage Term Life Insurance; and so much more! Covid-Safe campus with over 70% vaccination, newly installed HVAC/purifier systems and offices with doors. Kind, welcoming community of people!