Junior Accountant

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
L'Anse Creuse Public Schools
Position Details: 


1. Prepare journal entries as assigned. 
2. Assist in monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements. 
3. Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts as assigned. 
4. Prepare analysis of accounts as requested. 
5. Assist with year-end closings. 
6. Prepare account/bank reconciliations as assigned. 
7. Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process. 
8. Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures. 
9. District Courier two days a week.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: 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. 

1. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. 
2. Knowledge of accounting principles and practices. 
3. 1 to 2 years of experience in accounting in a school district setting. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations. Ability to write business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from peers and supervisors. 

MATHEMATICAL SKILL: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Proficiency with all office software such as Microsoft Outlook and Word. Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel a plus. Ability to speak clearly and concisely both in oral and written communication. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies. 

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 occasionally required to use their hands and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision 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 very quiet.

The information contained in this job descriptions for compliance with the American Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION. It is the policy of L’Anse Creuse Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, disability, height, weight or marital status in its programs, services, activities, or employment. Inquiries related to nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: Civil Rights Coordinator, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, L’Anse Creuse Public Schools, Harry L. Wheeler Community Center and Administrative Offices, 24076 F. V. Pankow Blvd., Clinton Township, MI 48036, and (586) 783-6300. Nondiscrimination inquiries related to disability should be directed to: Section 504 Coordinator, Director for Special Education, (586) 783-6300.

All persons interested in the above position must apply using our on-line application system and submit for review on or before deadline date and time.


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