Burlington Children’s Space is in search of an experienced accounting and HR professional to join our management team. The Burlington Children’s Space, housed in the McClure Multi-Generational Center, is an economically and culturally diverse NAEYC accredited program offering early care and education for children from 6 weeks to 5 years old. BCS is a spirited school with great staff and a long history of meeting the needs of children and families by working well with others, being a good neighbor, and celebrating the unique resources in the community. The Burlington Children's Space is dedicated to serving all populations and tuition is based on a sliding scale.
Learn more about daily life at BCS here:
In addition to maintaining positive relationships with children, staff and families, duties include
Oversight of accounts payable and receivable, including building and classroom expenses.
Billing for private tuition and state subsidies for low income families.
Reporting attendance to multiple agencies.
Managing payroll and time off requests.
Managing records and expenses for CACFP food program.
Managing program budget and project budgets associated with public and private grants.
Maintaining staff records, including background checks, benefits, and professional development.
Good people skills, and an appreciation for children.
Minimum of associate degree in business administration, accounting, or equivalent and at least 3 year experience.
Experience with data entry, record keeping, and computer operation, including accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll and grant management.
Experience with accounting software and Microsoft Office.
Familiarity with HR issues including state and federal employment regulations and practices, FMLA requirements, and hiring practices.
Keen attention to detail and ability to keep records and files organized.
Strong time manager with respect for deadlines.
Ability to work collaboratively with others, including the board treasurer, auditor, funders, Head Start and state agencies.
Hours and salary are based on experience and may vary from $18 to $23 with 32 – 40 hours per week. Ins, vacation, sick time and professional development provided. The Burlington Children's Space is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity and equal treatment to all persons in all employment matters without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, military status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, ancestry, disability, or any other protected category.