New Way Academy

Date posted
August 8, 2023
Employment Type
Job Location
Phoenix, 85008
Position title
Accounting/HR Specialist

Come be a part of New Way Academy for the 2023-2024 school year. Our Accounting/HR Specialist plays a vital role on our administrative team. New Way Academy students are unique not only in their learning styles, but in their perseverance, resilience, and skills they develop to overcome their learning challenges. Our students deserve a rigorous, differentiated and empowering education to help them realize their full potential.

  • Receives and verifies accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records
  • Updates and maintains accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions
  • Prepares semi-monthly payroll. 
  • Assists with human resources management, including inputting payroll data and various related tasks for new hires such as preparing, editing and posting positions as well as reading, sorting and distributing incoming resumes
  • Compiles data and prepares a variety of reports
  • Maintains filing systems for financial, human resources, and financial aid
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Finance
Desired Characteristics
  • Courtesy, discretion and tact to work sensitively with vendors, current parents and faculty, by email, telephone and in person
  • Organization skills and attention to detail critical
  • Computer literacy with relevant experience using Google Suite 
  • Previous accounting experience strongly desired and Quickbooks preferred 
  • Willingness and ability to learn how to navigate and utilize the school's student database and enrollment management system
  • Experience working in a busy - but fun - team environment
  • A "can do" attitude in combination with a good sense of humor
  • This is not an entry-level position and prior finance or accounting experience is required.
Job Benefits
  • Full benefits including health, vision and dental
  • Competitive 401K package
  • Complimentary school lunch program
Base Salary
$55,000-$65,000 Per year
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