Accounting Assistant

Mount Michael Benedictine School - Elkhorn



Name of Facility: Mount Michael Benedictine Abbey and School
22520 Mount Michael Road
Elkhorn, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Fr. Louis Sojka, O.S.B.


Department: Business Office
Reports to: Director of Accounting

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

• Responsible for the customer service duties of the Business Office.
• Responsible for entry of all accounts payable invoices after approval by Account Managers.
• Processes all Business Office mail which includes invoices, statements, and tuition payments.
• Files all invoices and maintains the accounts payable files.
• Assists Business Office staff with payment of accounts payable invoices.
• Reviews all accounts payable statements to verify payments and credits.
• Records payments received.
• Maintain a filing system for all financial documents.
• Oversees office equipment as assigned.
• Performs related duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Ability to establish priorities and organize workload to meet required deadlines.
• Must maintain a high degree of confidentiality, accuracy, and attention to detail while maintaining awareness of efficiency.
• Ability to work well with others with strong interpersonal skills especially during high-volume activity periods.
• Strong communication skills are necessary which includes pleasant telephone and customer service etiquette.
• Knowledge of business and accounting procedures, rules, regulations, standards, and laws.
• Knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Knowledge of accounting software, Blackbaud preferred.
• Cash-handling and 10-key proficiency required.

Education and Experience
Associates degree with related coursework/experience in accounting and business procedures. Knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required.

Application Instructions

Email resume to or fax to (402) 289-4539 c/o Fr. Louis.