Accounting Positions - Incarnate Word Academy
Position: Accounting Positions
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Staff Accountant
Job Location: Incarnate Word Academy
Beginning: Mar 10, 2023
Deadline: Apr 05, 2023**
District: Incarnate Word Academy
St. Louis, MO 63121
Telephone: 314-725-5850 EXT 1184
Job Description:
Incarnate Word Academy - Staff Accountant
Incarnate Word Academy is a college preparatory high school that strives to challenge young women of faith to achieve their God-given potential academically, physically, spiritually, and emotionally, thereby empowering themselves and others to make a positive impact on our world. 

As a community, we’re committed to cultivating an inclusive, harmonious environment where all students, faculty, and staff feel welcomed and respected while celebrating that each person is a creation of God. The school is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.

Incarnate Word Academy is seeking a Staff Accountant for the 2023-24 school year to join a dedicated team of educators committed to educating young women. The Staff Accountant reports to the school’s Chief Financial Officer.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
  • Records transactions and maintain existing accounts in CYMA accounting system
  • Preforms monthly reconciliations for all accounts and entries.
  • Receive and record Accounts Receivable.  This includes working with Blackbaud Tuition Management system.
  • Accounts Payable, review coding of vouchers, set up check runs
  • Prepare monthly journal entries in preparation for month-end closing
  • Oversee all bank deposits, in person and electronically
  • Works with Advancement to reconcile donations
  • Assist with the audit, both pre-audit preparation and external auditors in their work
  • Coordinates payroll and benefit changes and is responsible for payroll accuracy.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and 2+ years of related experience, or 4+ years’ experience without such degree
  • Understanding of GAAP and accounting best practices
  • Commitment to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
  • Strong communication, organization and time management capabilities.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and good record keeping
  • Must be highly skilled with financial and numerical data
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, and especially Excel)
IWA offers a competitive salary, commensurate with candidate qualifications, as well as comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, a 403(b) savings plan and vacation.  Four day work weeks in the summer and two weeks off at Christmas.

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to on or before April 5, 2023.
Thank you for your interest in Incarnate Word Academy.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.