The Montessori Academy of Broward
Miami, FL, United States
Date Added: Nov 9, 2022
REPORTS TO: Director of Finance
DIRECT REPORTS: No
About Montessori Academy of Broward
At Montessori Academy Broward, education values the development of the whole child—physical, emotional, social, and cognitive. Known for individually paced learning and fostering independence, we’re encouraging empathy, a passion for social justice, and a love of lifelong learning.
Our mission is to prepare students to be life-long learners and responsible citizens of the world community. Through the use of Montessori methods and philosophy, an individualized approach in multi-age groupings encourages developmentally appropriate learning of academics, social development and life skills.
All children are given the freedom‐in a structured environment that is nurturing, child-centered and supportive‐to develop their gifts and pursue their interests while also learning the incumbent responsibilities.
Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success is our success. Well-being and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in identifying potential safeguarding issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.
Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of self and others.
Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference. We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.
Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement.
Purpose of Role
We are looking for a detailed oriented Accounting Specialist to work at Montessori Academy of Broward located in Pembroke Pines, FL. Under the direction of the Head of Finance for Montessori Academy of Broward, the Senior Accountant will support various aspects of our accounting and reporting processes, and drive delivery of process improvements initiatives.
The Accounting Specialist will be somewhat of a “generalist” executing day-to-day accounting tasks such as financial activities to include but are not limited to journal entries, expenses, balancing, reconciliation, report generation, A/P and A/R according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. The Accounting Specialist displays a strong sense of ownership and is fully committed to ensuring accuracy of financial data and providing finance support to school operations. In addition, this individual is team-oriented, thrives in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment and is eager to take an active role in promoting a positive culture of positive engagement and school connectedness for all employees to support the school’s aim of being the school and employer of choice. This role will also provide light HR support to the regional HR team as applicable and needed.
Experience and Requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
ISP Leadership Competences
Collaboration. Takes an active part in leading their school or region; is cooperative and a genuine team player, developing positive, supportive relationships with colleagues to solve problems and maximize opportunities.
Learning & Getting Better. Continually demonstrates personal commitment and passion for learning and getting better using evidence and feedback, supporting others in their continual learning, development, and growth.
Innovation Leadership. Is good at creating an environment where ideas for learning initiatives and services are generated and is able to motivate and inspire others through the process of creation through to completion.
Outcome-Driven. Can be counted on to find solutions. Is consistently looking to exceed goals and is focused on KPIs.
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Montessori Academy of Broward and ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles
MAB and ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.