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Senior Accountant - Duluth Edison Charter Schools District

Posted on 8/7/2017 3:44:44 PM

Listing expires 9/4/2017

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Date Closing: 09/01/2017

Job Title:                          Senior Accountant
Department:                     Business Services
Supervisor:                      Director of Business Services
FLSA Status:                    Exempt

The Senior Accountant works directly with the Director of Business Services. The Senior Accountant is responsible for verifying, allocating, posting and reconciling balance sheet accounts, payroll and accounts payable and receivable. Producing error-free accounting reports, analyzing financial information and summarizing financial status to the Director of Business Services. This is a year round (12 month) position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Financial Administration
Coordinate expense and revenue coding
Reconcile school’s authorized bank accounts
Preparation/Review monthly financial statements
Aid in preparing five year budget and budget projections
Prepare requested reconciliations and other data requests
Coordinate tracking of revenues and expenses related to activities
Preparation of/Review of all journal entries
Preparation of workpapers and in house lead for the annual fiscal audit and any site audits from State or Federal agencies

Accounts Payable
Review data entry of invoices in local finance system
System check run oversight

Accounts Receivable
Oversee Kids Club billing process
Review data entry of receipts in local finance system

Ensure compliance with state and federal reporting guidelines throughout business office
Oversee year-end inventories and checklists
Verify all required documentation is obtained for procurement, vendor invoices, and deposits

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting.
Experience in school finance and/or non-profit auditing preferred but not required.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate 9-figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills
Computer and technology skills enabling the incumbent to successfully complete the duties of this position are required, including strong Excel and spreadsheet experience and knowledge.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
License as a CPA or other relevant certification is preferred but not required.

Physical Demands-
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 5 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


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