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District Accountant

Company: Creative Financial Staffing
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

CFS has partnered with a local school district that is looking to hire a District Accountant. This is a highly respected, dynamic public school system, which seeks implantation of meaningful change with the goal of responsibly restructuring the District's educational programs. As the District Accountant, you will perform a variety of business office functions involving accounting, cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and GASB 34 compliance.Organization Perks:

  • 20 Vacation Days & 2 Personal Days
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Flexibility
  • Great work/life balance

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Acts as general accountant for the district for all funds (5)
    • Assist Director of Finance in the compliance of GASB 34 (Governmental Accounting Standards Board Statement 34)
    • Regular dependable attendance is a critical performance factor to ensure high quality customer service
    • Monitor fixed asset inventory for GASB 34 regulations
    • Responsible for payment and recording of all accounts payable transactions
    • Provide monthly financial statements for all funds
    • Receipt and record all cash deposits, and maintain cash accounts
    • Responsible to monitor all cash balances and to make appropriate cash transfers
    • Assist in the preparation of cash flow analyses for Director of Finance
    • Assist in the investment of district funds
    • Assist with annual preparation/distribution of budget
    • Assist in managing district budget and monitoring line items and reporting on significant variances
    • Serve as backup for general accountant/benefits and payroll
    • Maintain all district financial files and records
    • Prepare appropriate journal entries
    • Balance interfund accounts on monthly basis and make corresponding cash transfers
    • Assist with annual audit preparation
    • Prepare financial information requested by the Director of Finance
    • Provide necessary support to building level personnel with their financial records/procedures
    • Assist with local grant accounting
    • Assist in the management of the district's risk and insurance programs (property, liability and vehicle). Maintain files, file claims, and act as liaison for the district as related to claims management.
    • Responsible for paying of Athletic Officials via RefPay/Arbiter system and reconciling of account monthly.
    • Responsible for maintaining and recording all District incoming credit card activity in the General Ledger. (includes Food Service Meal Magic, Athletic Final Forms, and all District credit card transactions)
    • Review and charge out teacher subs to the appropriate departments.
    • Acts as a representative of the district when greeting and dealing with parents, community members, vendors, students and employeesQualifications:
      • Two-year degree in Accounting with two or more years of successful experience
      • Experience and knowledge in maintaining a general ledger
      • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and coordinate projects
      • Demonstrated ability to use and design spreadsheet applications
      • Demonstrated ability to use word processing applications
      • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate both orally and in writing


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Keywords: Creative Financial Staffing, Battle Creek , District Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Battle Creek, Michigan

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