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Macon County Board of Education Tuskegee, Alabama JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION TITLE: Accountant JOB GOAL: The job of an Accountant is done for the purpose/s of assisting with the implementation and maintenance the overall operation of the business office activities and printing services in conformance to District, State and Federal guidelines; maintaining adequate staffing to ensure that objectives of programs/services are achieved within budget and comply to the District’s goals; and supervising assigned staff. REPORTS TO: Chief School Financial Officer SUPERVISES: Assigned Staff, if applicable QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a closely related field from an accredited educational institution. 2. Experience in computerized accounting. 3. Comparable amount of experience and training may be substituted for minimum qualifications based on Board approval. 4. Knowledge of standard office computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, internet e-mail, or similar programs. 5. Background clearance as specified by Alabama Statutes and State Board of Education regulations. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Process financial transactions and post to general ledger. 2. Perform month end closing activities and prepare monthly financial statements in accordance with state and federal procedures. 3. Assist with cash flow and investment analysis and management. 4. Prepare and record bank deposits. 5. Process disbursements to school district vendors. 6. Reconcile bank accounts on a monthly basis. 7. Record and reconcile cash transactions related to student activity accounts. 8. Assist in developing, implementing and monitoring internal controls. 9. Assist and/or serve as backup for the payroll and accounts payable function. 10. Prepare and submit financial reports as required by the State of Alabama. 11. Prepare and distribute monthly budget responsibility reports to Administration. 12. Prepare various financial reports and analysis as needed. 13. Prepare schedules, gather information and assist auditors as needed. 14. Prepare annual statement/budget. 15. Other duties as assigned by the Chief School Financial Officer ACCOUNTANT PAGE 02 TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT 12-month work year. APPLICATION Complete online application if applying from outside the system. If within the system, please submit a letter of interest.
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