The Bookkeeper and Payroll Manager works with the Controller to ensure the daily cash management, record keeping and reporting are carried out accurately and efficiently. This individual will assist in various functions of payroll processing in coordination with the HR Department.


• Daily cash management
• General Ledger: Banking/Tuitions receivable
• Assist HR Manager with Payroll processing
• Payroll & related tax filings & journal entries
• Audit preparation
• Compliance and general reporting

Detailed Responsibilities:

Daily cash management:
• Coordinate entry of daily cash receipts, batch checking, deposit preparation
• Monitor bank balances and attempt to minimize cash shortfalls

• Review cash needs w/Controller in order to prioritize disbursement of funds
• Coordinate month-end closings

General Ledger:
• Coordinate posting of deposits to GL
• Post all loan interest & payments, bank charges, tuition payments and all adjustments to GL
• Balance all bank statements

Tuition receivable:
• Coordinate accurate posting of tuition receipts and adjustments to student accounts

• As directed by Controller, prepare payroll worksheet and entering of changes
• Calculate & enter salary reclassifications and adjustments
• Assist HR Manager to monitor completion of all timesheets, and send reminders as necessary
• Review and adjust payroll reports produced by the NY payroll department in each payroll cycle
• Prepare state & federal tax deposits for each payroll
• Prepare all quarterly payroll tax returns (Federal/State/Unemployment)
• With Controller and HR Manager, review NY generated W-2 forms and prepare state & federal annual P/R tax returns

Financial Aid:
• Prepare transfer checks for each financial aid batch from Federal fund account
• Maintain spreadsheet of all financial aid batches

Audit preparation
• Prepare schedules, reports and supporting documentation for annual financial and government audits

Compliance and general reporting
• Provide payroll and financial information for IPEDS, FISAP, JUF and Grant reporting


Education, Preparation, and Training
Bachelors Degree or equivalent in a Business or Accounting field
3 years accounting experience

• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work independently and prioritize the work load
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Able to multi-task well in a fast paced environment
• Good written, oral and reading communication skills
• Strong customer service skills

Physical Demands
Extensive Use of Computers
Extensive time sitting and standing
Able to lift up to 10 lbs

Computer Skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including especially Excel
• Knowledge of ERP systems (the Banner System)


Application Instructions

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits:
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-10-20
  • Times this job has been viewed: 327 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Accounting & Finance
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
Job Location
Hebrew Theological College
7135 Carpenters Road
Skokie , Illinois 60077


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