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Senior Accountant

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Trinity Christian Academy - Addison, TX
Full Time


TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country's most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ.

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Understands, supports and carries out the mission, philosophy and core values of TCA and be committed to instilling these Biblical truths in the lives of our students
  • Is a born-again Christian with spiritual maturity in academic and leadership abilities that will enable them to teach God’s truth and be active in their local Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with TCA’s Mission Statement and growing in their personal walk with Christ
  • Exhibits the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role model (1 Timothy 4:12) both in and out of school (Luke 6:40)
  • Has a passion for their areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives


Trinity Christian Academy is looking for dependable and knowledgeable Senior Accountant to join our Business Department. The Senior Accountant is responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the general ledger and financial statements.  The Senior Accountant maintains the departmental expense and budget and provides ad hoc reports and financial analysis.  This position works closely with other Business Office personnel as well as other departments to gather necessary data for the general ledger. This position reports to the Controller.

General Responsibilities

  • Perform month-end financial close; record all journal entries; perform all balance sheet reconciliations generate financial statements
  • Maintain fixed assets subledger, calculate depreciation, and perform analysis on disposals
  • Provide monthly year-to-date actual versus budget expense data to the Controller, CFO and department heads
  • Provide financial analysis, as needed
  • Coordinate key pieces of the annual external audit; prepare financial schedules for external auditors
  • Responsible for day-to-day cash management (monitoring cash position)
  • Prepare monthly sales tax calculation and facilitate payment
  • Maintain transaction data between TCA Foundation and Trojan Real Properties
  • Coordinate and perform monthly review of corporate credit card purchasing activity
  • Serve as backup to payroll accountant and accounts payable accountant, as needed
  • Perform special projects for Controller or CFO, as needed
  • Demonstrate the fruits of the spirit (Gal. 5:22-23) in daily work, and interactions with colleagues and others

Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • Degree in accounting is strongly preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant certification is a plus
  • Month-end close and general ledger experience is required
  • Organized and strong attention to detail
  • Effective time management and project management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • QuickBooks system experience is a plus
  • Blackbaud system experience is a plus
  • Fully in line with TCA's Christian values and Biblical Statements and Policies
  • Kind, pleasant, effective communicator
  • Have a willing heart for service (Ephesians 6:7)

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting/standing at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to give, receive and analyze information, prepare written materials and input information into computer
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with colleagues and parents, answering questions in a professional and friendly manner
  • Able to see and hear in the normal range with or without correction  

Job Details

Position: Senior Accountant
Department: Business Office
Reports To: Controller
Start Date: Immediately
Hours: Full-time, 7:30-4:00 Monday-Thursday, 7:30-3:30 Friday; 12 months
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health, life, dental and vision insurance - Employer-funded retirement plan - 403b retirement plan - Tuition remission – Vacation - Paid time-off – School holidays 

The intent of this posting is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 months, please contact Dina Brown and ask to have that application submitted for the new position that you are interested in. We encourage you to send a cover letter for the new position, as well as updated references and employment history, if applicable. Depending on the new position that you are applying for, we may have additional application questions that you will need to answer. If so, Dina will contact you.