9324 Baileywick Road, Raleigh NC 27615

Accountant Position Available

The Magellan Charter School 
Accountant Position
Job Description

The Accountant will assist the Controller with accounting and payroll functions on a part-time basis.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Process payroll and related reports including tax deposits, 401k deposits, quarterly tax and employment reports, W-2s
  • Coordinate employee benefits enrollment and related payroll interface
  •  Process and post accounts payable transactions to the general ledger; 1099 reporting
  •  Work cooperatively to support cash receipts function across the Magellan organization
  • Assist with monthly account reconciliations
  • Prepare reports requested by DPI and other external agencies
  • Assist with preparation of annual external audit schedules
  • Provide support for fundraising including pledges and receipts, contribution acknowledgements and corporate matching
  • Perform essential backup functions for the Controller
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Controller

Basic Qualifications Required:

  • Previous accounting (general ledger, cash receipts and disbursements) and payroll experience.  QuickBooks experience beneficial.
  • Associate Degree or higher, Accounting/Business preferred Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
  • Highly organized, accurate, with excellent attention to detail
  • Proficient with technology, particularly Microsoft Office and Google applications
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously and to meet assigned deadlines in a positive and professional manner
  • Effective interpersonal skills to work cooperatively with all employees, auxiliary organizations and external agencies
  • Discreet and trustworthy

Please submit resume to griggins@magellancharter.org.  on or before noon Friday, February 21, 2020.


The Magellan Charter School does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age or handicap in any of its educational or employment programs or activities.  We are an “equal opportunity employer.”