Financial Assistant

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  • Full-Time
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Job Type Details: Full-time position with summer flexibility

The Milwaukee Jewish Day School (MJDS) is a private school located in the North Shore of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The school serves students in grades K3-8. Our staff is a mix of people who identify as Jewish and people who don’t. All are welcome.

Summary: The Financial Assistant is responsible for the purchasing and accounts payable functions, some human resource functions, and works closely with the Business Administrator to support the financial operations of the school. 

Essential Skills: 

  • A growth mindset and desire to seek out critical feedback in order to attain new skills and  attributes 
  • Self-awareness, extreme attention to detail, strict level of confidentiality 
  • Self-confidence and humility 
  • Flexibility and a solutions-oriented mindset 
  • Eagerness to learn and take ownership of work 
  • Ability to collaborate authentically in a team to achieve department goals 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Suite and Quickbooks 

High Level Responsibilities: 

  • Lead purchasing and accounts payable functions 
  • Provide accounting support 
  • Support the preparation for annual financial audit 
  • Maintain and coordinate employee benefits 
  • Coordinate business insurance renewals 
  • Partner with the Business Administrator in the school’s financial operations

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Aaron Lippman, Head of School.

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