Accounts Payable Manager

Lycée Français de New York

Posted: 10/14/2020

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Finance/Accounting

Primary domain: Education

City: New York City

Postal code: 10021

State: New York

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$0 - $1M


Mission statement:

Citizens of Culture and Courage
Committed to bilingual French and American education of the highest standard, our mission is to prepare students of many origins to be thinkers, innovators and leaders, at home in the world.

We inspire and encourage each student to excel and seek academic and personal challenge, to discover interests and fulfill talents, to embrace diversity and build community, to uphold integrity and contribute to making a difference.

Position Details:

Job Description:

The Accounts Payable Manager is an integral part of the Business Office primarily responsible for all accounts payable functions necessary for the basic operation of the School. This is a full-time, non-exempt position under the direct supervision of the Controller. The Business Office accounts for the school’s finances and provides timely, meaningful, and accurate financial information to the Chief Financial and Operating Officer.
At the Lycée, the student is at the center of the system. All staff is expected to provide encouragement, offer positive reinforcement, and show respect for each student.
All employees should truly and enthusiastically believe in the Lycée’s Mission supporting the vision of the Head of School and the Board of Trustees. The Accounts Payable Manager should be a self-starting, resourceful, well organized team player with the ability to work well under pressure, maintain a positive attitude and demonstrate good interpersonal skills. The ability to get along with diverse personalities is a necessary skill. All employees are strongly encouraged to work towards proficiency in both French and English languages and to develop a familiarity and understanding of the Lycée's multicultural environment.

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Skills and Abilities

  • Detailed oriented, reliable and thorough

  • Must be able to handle multiple deadlines and maintain accuracy.

  • Strong time management and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Enthusiastic team member

  • Must be sensitive to cultural differences within the school community

  • Knowledge of GAAP principles and non-profit governance

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Educational and Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Accounting, Finance or Business related field, or equivalent experience.

  • 3-5 years of experience in an Accounts Payable role required.

  • Experience with the Blackbaud Financial Edge Accounting software preferred.

  • Proficiency in Google and Microsoft Office Suites required. Experience in an educational or non-profit setting is preferred.

  • Verbal and written fluency in French preferred
    Work authorization: United States required


To support and nurture our employees, the Lycée offers a generous suite of benefits, including:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 403(b), including employer match after employe has reached tenure mark
  • Generous paid vacation and holidays
  • Professional development opportunities


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