Royal Palm Academy is a joyful, vibrant, independent, and family-oriented Catholic Pre-K to 8th Grade school located in beautiful Naples, Florida.
THE POSITION: Full-time Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant
START DATE: This position is a permanent, full-time, 12-month administrative position. Start date for the right candidate is flexible; preferred start date is May 1 or June 1.
COMPENSATION: Hiring range is $22-$25 per hour with generous full-time benefits and paid time off.
Bookkeeping experience or equivalent experience is required.
People skills: Ability to deal with parents, employees, and vendors, tactfully courteously and with discretion.
Accuracy: Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
Detail Oriented: Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
Reliability: Ability to be dependable and trustworthy.
Responsibility: Ability to be accountable or answerable for one's actions.
Loyalty: Ability to have a sense of duty to the school.
Honesty: Ability be truthful and credible.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:
Working knowledge of basic accounting principles a plus.
Basic Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) experience required
Working knowledge of electronic bookkeeping systems including QuickBooks a plus
PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND EMOTIONAL DEMANDS INCLUDE:
Ability to perform repetitive physical tasks such as computer keyboarding, writing, and reading
Must be able to make quick decisions.
Must be calm in stressful situations.
Must be able to multitask and prioritize tasks.
Must work well independently as well as part of a team.
Must possess a very high level of attention to detail
Must be able to handle prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
To apply, please submit a Resume/CV as an electronic document in Adobe PDF format to Michael Bussman, Head of School, at [email protected]. Qualified candidates will be asked to complete a 12-minute online assessment as part of our interview screening process. The strongest candidates will demonstrate in their email or cover letter some familiarity with Royal Palm Academy. No phone calls please.
SCHOOL MISSION: The Mission of Royal Palm Academy is to partner with families to provide an education of rich academics with Catholic formation. We teach the mind, educate the heart, and form the character of tomorrow's leaders.
SCHOOL MOTTO: Semper Altius (Always Higher)
SCHOOL WEBSITE: www.RoyalPalmAcademy.org