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Accounting Clerk/Assistant Controller

Location: Richmond, VA

Department: Accounting

Compensation: $40-45,000/yr + Bonus

Benefits: Yes

Who We Are

NationsClassroom, the leader in providing educators with custom travel experiences for their students, will have a record year in 2023 and is hiring an Accounting Clerk/ Assistant Controller to ensure that we are able to accurately and timely provide accounting reports to our Tour Leaders externally and Leadership Team internally.

Overview

This is an opportunity for someone who “loves numbers” to contribute significantly in a collaborative and fun team environment as we serve educators and their parents to deliver amazing educational student trips to Washington, DC, New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Colonial Virginia, Florida and our National Parks.

How You Will Work

Live the Inspire Nation “PACK” Values

  • POSITIVITY – Positive attitude and a “can do” spirit.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY – Own your results.
  • COLLABORATION – Teamwork makes the dream work. 
  • KNOWLEDGE – Grow personally and professionally and strive to be better every day.

What You Will Get to Do

  • Communicate directly with parents and assist them with tour registrations and account inquiries
  • Quickbooks – Process vendor invoices in Quickbooks and remit payment as requested
  • Upload all credit card charges in Quickbooks and perform monthly reconciliations
  • Reconcile all customer payments against banking reports
  • Perform the collections process with traveler accounts
  • File financial documents
  • Assist with booking reservations for tours when needed

Skills/Qualifications

  • A positive, organized, and customer service mindset is essential
  • Outstanding work ethic, strong problem resolution skills, and ability to accomplish daily
    goals without micro-management
  • Must be a multi-tasker
  • Strong attention to detail required
  • Technology proficiency should include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc…) and/or
    Google Suite (Sheets, Mail, Docs, etc…)
  • Quickbooks bookkeeping and general accounting experience ideal
  • Excellent communication skills whether in writing, on the phone or in-person

What You Can Expect

  • Above industry Standard Compensation- $40,000-$45,000 + bonuses
  • Time Off and Vacation – Paid time off starting with 15 days annually (prorated hire year)
  • Flexible Work Schedule in the Off-Season –  Aug 1- Sept 1 and November 20 – December 31
  • A supportive leadership team who is genuinely interested in helping our teammates enjoy their work and develop to their full potential
  • A Great Place to Work with a fun team committed to greatness.
  • Benefits package include
    • 401K after six months of employment
    • Flex Medical Reimbursement Plan
    • AFLAC Accident Coverage for yourself and eligible family members
    • Casual dress – not just on Fridays
    • Satisfaction of knowing that what you do on a daily basis inspires students through travel as they create lifelong memories
    • Opportunity to advance your career in a fast-growing company

If you want to impact and inspire students through educational travel, motivate your team and cultivate a positive work environment, email us your resume now.

Fun Facts

  • 60% of our team members are former educators.
  • Everyone at NationsClassroom goes on tour at least 14 days a year.
  • 90% of our team has at least one child.
  • Staff pick for the best time to go on tour: Fall.
  • Favorite truth: It’s not work if you love what you do.
  • 88% of our team traveled when they were in school.
  • Research we believe: 86% of adults who traveled as teens say the experience made them more intellectually curious.
  • The best part of being on tour: Watching the kids’ faces.
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Student looking at the New York City skyline from a tall building

Parents and Students Rave About NationsClassroom Trips

Girl looking through a telescope at the NYC skyline at sunset

I love you guys. You are the best. I can’t wait to start working on next years trip. If we can turn this trip this year with the government shutdown into one of the best trips I’ve ever taken with my kids then I can only imagine what next year brings. Thanks again for a great trip!

Rich A.

Parent

California

Student in front of the Capitol Building at night

The staff at Nations Classroom has a special way of connecting with our staff, parents, and most important…our students. Their knowledge and expertise supersede my exceptions every year. We love and appreciate the relationship with Nations Classroom. Thanks for always going the extra distance to make our trip fun, educational and memorable for our students, parents, and staff. You put a huge smile on the faces of so many people…including mine. Looking forward to working with “ya’ll” next year.

Carla J.

Teacher

Kentucky

Group of students looking at a map in the Grand Central station

After working with another mega tour company, I was so happy to find an experienced tour company that puts people first. I could relax because I knew from our first conversation that your people LOVE what they do and they put their hearts into doing their best for our kids. Thank you for all you do!

Katie S.

Teacher

Wisconsin

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