Accountant

Job | Posted 2 years ago
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Employment Type
Full-time
Benefits
Offers Pension
Start Date
Immediately

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GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

To work cooperatively with the Director of Finance in administering the business affairs of thedivision in such a way as to provide the best possible educational services with the financial resources available.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSOF THE CLASS (Maynot include all duties performed). Oversees and monitors check runs. Oversees federal program compliance by developing compliance checklists, reviewing federal financial reports to ensure accuracy and compliance with time-lines, and monitoring the federal revenue received throughout the year. Provides internal audits on a regular basisof the schools' activity funds. Receives and deposits monetary transactions, provides cashreceipts control, oversees deposits and monitors timely posting of revenues for all system funds. Processes health insurance credits. Provides monthly trial balances for all fundsand reconciles cash with Treasurer's Office on amonthly basis. Monitors the recording of all transactions into the accounting system and reconciles all subsidiary records to the general ledger; tracks fixed assets. Monitors acquisition and inventory of textbooks for all schools. Administers health and dental enrollment changes for retirees. Coordinates the administration of COBRA. Processes 1099's. Assists the Director of Finance in closing out accounts payable at the end of the year. Recommends new accounting methods as desirable and necessary and implements GASB requirements/regulations. Completes external audit work papers and works with auditors to complete annual audit report. Performs related work as required, or assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Thorough knowledge of technical government accounting, financial procedures, practices, regulations,policies, payment schedules and record keeping practices, and of office procedures, routines and equipment of a school division business office. Good knowledge of Hopewell City PublicSchools organization, operating procedures and the role and responsibilities of the accounts payable unit. Good knowledge of current insurance, VRS and tax law, and changes. Good knowledge of School Activity Fund software operations, data capabilities, and utilization. Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written directions. Ability to operate computer terminal keyboard with accuracy and at a reasonable speed. Ability to instruct, train, and review the work of account clerical personnel. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Good organizational, human relations and communication skills.

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Hopewell Public Schools

103 North 12th Avenue, Hopewell, VA 23860
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,898

State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.30

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

14%

State Average: 13%

FTE

548

State Average: 801