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Special Services Accounting Specialist - Shakopee School District

Posted on 9/13/2017 9:34:39 AM

Listing expires 10/11/2017

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Date Closing: 8/18/17
The Shakopee Public School District, a growing district of nearly 8,000 students in the southwest suburbs of the Twin Cities, is in search of an Special Services Accounting Specialist interested in growing with the district.  This position supports the accounting needs of the district specifically within the Special Services Department.

Job Summary:
Data entry of all information in EDRS system
Verify/Reconcile state and federal reimbursements in EDRS
Monitor and reconcile all federal programs and work with staff on the input of information
Revise codes as needed and EDRS/UFARS accountability
Assist the Director of Special Services in development of special education budgets
Assist the Director of Teaching and Learning in development of Title and other federal budgets
Assist in preparation of data and reports for the annual audit
Collaborate with the Finance department to reconcile EDRS and UFARS systems
MARSS reporting
Tuition Billing and Contracted Services

Education/Certification Requirement:
Associate degree in accounting or business or the equivalent of previous accounting or financial experience highly recommended.                         

Three years of previous accounting experience desired.
Previous experience in school finance recommended.    
An equivalent of education and experience may be considered.
Previous experience with Federal programs desired.                       
Essential Skills Required to Perform the Work:
Knowledge of UFARS and EDRS.
Knowledge of accounting procedures and processes.
Knowledge of MS Windows Office, hardware/software and multiple software packages relevant to assignment.
Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and work effectively with limited supervision.
Ability to troubleshoot and solve technical problems.
Ability to communicate effectively with school staff and the public.

Application Procedure:
You must be a permanent employee of the district to use the internal application. Substitutes are not considered internal applicants and must complete the external application.
Apply Online at http://www.applitrack.com/shakopee/onlineapp/ under posting 3518.

Selection Procedure:
Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.  Those selected for interview will be contacted.

Shakopee School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online