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SUMMARY – The position requires exceptional accounting and analytical skills to perform general accounting functions, compliance and control, audit support and financial reporting. Assist Comptroller in examining, analyzing, and preparing financial records and statement for the district and state and federal reporting. Provide input and advice on financial matters including systems used to track and record cost and expenses.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business with accounting coursework and 3 years accounting experience
Knowledge of all facets of bookkeeping, including coding, purchase order system, tax reporting, budgeting and financial statement preparation
Competent in Microsoft Office Suite software
Ability to read and comprehend written instructions, policies, and procedures.
Attentive to details emphasizing accuracy, a sense of accountability and display integrity in their account and bookkeeping activities.
Self-motivation, ability to work effectively without constant or direct supervision, ability to multi-task and work with a team to accomplish goals
Good communication and organizational skills
Preference given if trained in efinance and COGNOS reporting
Good moral character and understands the concept of confidentiality and supports guidelines concerning the release of public information
Contributes to the workflow of the finance department to ensure timely compliance with deadlines, federal, state, and local legislation, rules, regulations, policies, and guidelines
Assist in preparation of budgets, annual financial reports, and cycle reporting
Assist in writing policy and procedures for the department
Cooperates with other departments if asked to supply information or assist with a project
Performs other related duties as assigned, including backup for purchasing and accounts payable functions
Assumes responsibility for professional growth and keeps materials, supplies, and skills up-to-date
Complies with and supports school district and departmental regulations and policies
Other duties as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer, Superintendent or their designee
Physical Requirements - Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computer hardware and software, phone system, office equipment, etc. Must be able to drive between campuses if needed.
Intelligence - Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Language Ability - Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, technical manuals, trade journals, etc.; requires the ability to prepare reports, forms, system documentation, etc. using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of grammar.
Verbal Aptitude - Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to give oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively. Must possess the ability to speak to people with poise, voice control, and confidence. May be required to deliver effective presentations to both small and large audiences.
The preceding qualifications, duties, responsibilities, and requirements have been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, requirements and qualifications required of the person hired for the position.
Position Type: Full-time
Support Staff > Accounting/Bookkeeping
Equal Opportunity Employer
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