New Way Academy

Date posted
August 18, 2023
Employment Type
Job Location
Phoenix, 85008
Position title
Bookkeeper and Payroll Administrator

New Way Academy is a private, non-profit school. We create a dynamic experience that empowers children with learning differences to maximize their potential and prepare for life beyond our doors. With 255 2nd through 12th grade students and 70 staff members, New Way is a family. Our core values of respect, community, ownership, quality and fun are at the heart of all that we do. New Way Academy is dedicated to approaching justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives with an intentional global mindset that places value and recognition on the diverse community members of New Way.

  • This is not an entry-level position and at least two years of prior finance or accounting experience is required. Additional training is available to complete the responsibilities outlined below. 
  • 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
  • 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
  • A portion of these job responsibilities would require on-campus work each week
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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