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Junior Accountant

SchoolMint

SchoolMint

Accounting & Finance
Lafayette, LA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

SchoolMint is a leader in the K-12 Ed-tech space offering best-in-class SaaS solutions centered on Strategic Enrollment Management. Driven by our mission to help educators create bright, more sustainable futures, SchoolMint provides solutions that help K-12 districts and schools attract and enroll more students and families and retain them for years to come.

We are a fast-growing and established EdTech company rooted strongly in our core values: No Jerks, Period; We, Not Me; Be Heroic; Bring Your Whole Self to Work; Embrace and Drive Change. We take these values seriously and use them as the foundation in everything we do. SchoolMint is dedicated to delighting our customers with award-winning products and top-notch customer service.



Job Description

SchoolMint is seeking a Junior Accountant. The Junior Accountant is responsible for accurately invoicing customers in accordance with contract terms, ensuring prompt collection of receivables, and performing select monthly balance sheet reconciliations. This includes contacting customers to collect assigned receivables, ensuring customer payments have been applied correctly, making recommendations on elevating customer issues to leadership, performing special projects and analyses, updating collection notes in Excel/ Google Sheets for weekly A/R meetings and other duties as requested.

Responsibilities:

Although the primary function of this role will be associated with Accounts Receivables; this individual will be part of a very small accounting team and will be expected to also book journal entries, reconcile assigned accounts, and other various accounting tasks.

  • Assistance in all accounting functions, including Cash, Revenue, A/R
  • Monthly Close and Journal Entry Preparation
  • Monthly Reconciliations (Bank, Accounts Receivable, Unbilled Revenue, Accrued Revenue, and Inventory)
  • Support of external financial audit


What You Will Do:

  • Weekly collection calls/emails to customers regarding outstanding balances
  • Monitor customer accounts to ensure timely payments
  • Respond to all customers inquiries in a timely manner, research and resolve any issues and escalate as needed
  • Maintain accurate customer account information
  • Deposit checks and post payments received
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly and annual sales tax calculations and filings
  • Invoice customer per contract terms.
  • Prepare balance sheet schedules in accordance with month end close
  • Assist in year-end audit requests
  • Other duties as assigned

About You:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment with project deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Google SheetsExcellent communication and written skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees
  • 2+ years of experience in an accounting or bookkeeping role preferred
  • Collection experience preferred

Some Awesome Perks

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Employee Paid Life Insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • PTO (15 days), Sick Days (5 days), Birthday Floating Holiday, Wellness Holidays (6 days), Volunteer Day, Company Observed Holidays (~10 days), and Winter Recess
  • 401(K) (with a 90-day waiting period)
  • Professional Development
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Account (DCA)
  • Educational Assistance Program