FVL Schools Bookkeeper

Application Deadline - January 20 at 11 pm.

Application - pdf
Job Description - pdf (same as text below)

FVL Schools is a Christian education partnership serving families from our Fox Valley communities. We partner with parents to nurture young lives as children of God spiritually, intellectually, physically, and socially. As a member of FVL Schools, Fox Valley Lutheran High School is a Christian high school that provides students with a Christ-centered education, preparing them for lives of service and for eternity.




Under the direction of the FVL Schools leadership team, this position is responsible for performing a variety of bookkeeping and accounting duties including processing payroll, financial record keeping, creating invoices, and transactions including accounts payable,

Hours: 15-20 hours per month; specific office hours TBA

Compensation: $11-15

Qualifications and job requirements:


  • Understanding and Commitment of the mission of FVL Schools
  • Advanced proficiency in Quickbooks a must
  • Nonprofit experience a plus
  • Associate's degree  or equivalent; three to five years' related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Additional proficiency in Windows and Macintosh operating systems and with Microsoft Office, Excel, Google Docs and Internet Explorer/Firefox.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
  • Good judgment, with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Processes payroll at the close of pay periods; prepares, records and distributes paychecks. Processes state and federal payroll tax deposits and reports in a timely manner.
• Prepares and records yearly invoices for FVL School partners 
• Issues checks for bills and reimbursements in an accurate and timely manner; ensures that all expenditures are appropriately categorized. 
• Pays yearly workers compensation. 
• Reconciles bank accounts and provides reports to administrative and finance directors each month; keeps clear records of all account activity and alerts FVL Schools leadership team to past-due accounts in a timely manner. 
• Proactively maintains highly organized filing system; files invoices, payroll paperwork, reimbursements, insurance information and other financial records. 
• Demonstrates a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues. 
• Assists in the development and implementation of systems and procedures as needed. 
• Assists with special projects or does research as assigned. 
• Performs other duties as assigned by FVL Schools leadership team