Accounting Assistant

Deadline: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
District/Organization: 
Mt. Morris Consolidated Schools
Position Details: 

MT. MORRIS CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS

                     MT. MORRIS, MICHIGAN

April 10, 2018

POSTING NOTICE

The following position is available:

   ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

              

Application Deadline:            April 24, 2018 or until filled    

Beginning Date:                      Immediately

Compensation & Benefits:     Per Negotiated Agreement

Terms of Employment:           12 month position, 8 hours per day

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree required, Bachelor’s degree, preferred in accounting, business, finance, or related field.
  • Experience in an accounting role in a Michigan school, preferred.
  • Experience with SchoolsOPEN software, preferred.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Exceptional analytical skills and leadership ability.
  • Ability to meet deadlines as requested by administrative personnel.
  • Ability to use independent judgment, flexibility and work with little supervision, and make decisions in accordance with District policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ability to handle confidential information and knowledge of the privacy act.
  • Positive attitude and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with the public, staff, peers, area school personnel and other agencies.
  • Must be willing to adapt to new procedures and computer capabilities as they occur.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Business Manager with budgets, monitoring funds and preparation of journal entries where necessary.
  • Prepare and enter accounts payable.
  • Monitor expense forms submitted by staff and check information for accuracy.
  • Prepare and enter accounts receivable.
  • Process daily bank deposits.
  • Process purchase orders as necessary.
  • Assist with grant accounting.
  • Reconcile bank statements monthly.
  • Prepare monthly reports for Board of Education
  • Process latchkey billing and record payments.
  • Prepare 1099s annually.
  • Monitor and update district cash flows.
  • Assist and inform staff and secretaries on business office procedures.
  • Assisting with year-end financial and grant audits.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Interested persons should submit a current letter of application specific to Mt. Morris Schools and this position along with a resume to the office of the Assistant Superintendent via hand delivery, US mail or through the Mt. Morris Consolidated School District’s website www.mtmorrisschools.org. Please DO NOT email documents.

Mrs. Mickie Kujat, Assistant Superintendent

Mt. Morris Consolidated Schools

12356 Walter Street

Mt. Morris, MI  48458

"It is the policy of the Mt. Morris Consolidated Schools that no discrimination practices because of sex, race, color, national origin, or handicap be allowed in providing instructional opportunities, job placement assistance, employment practices, and policies governing student conduct and attendance.  Any person suspecting a discriminatory practice should contact Mt. Morris Consolidated Schools, Mrs. Renae Galsterer, Superintendent, at 12356 Walter Street, Mt. Morris, MI  48458, or phone (810) 686-8760."

Email: 
bcalkins@mtmorrisschools.org