Accounting Technician

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support



Job Summary:The AccountingTechnician is responsible for processing accounts payable transactions and payment of all district credit card payments as well as accurate and on-time payment of payables.

FLSA Status:Non-exempt
Work Year: 12months
Reports To:Director of Finance
Salary: Determined byeducation and experience

Education and Experience:
Associate’s degreein Accounting, Business, or Financeorexperience in the field, required
Bachelor’s degreein Accounting, Business, or Finance,preferred
Three or more years of related job experience,preferred
Basic knowledge in accounting procedures and standards
Strong Excel skills, and familiarity with other Microsoft Office software applications
Experience working with the public

Required Skills/Abilities:
Strong organizational/follow-up skills, attention to detail,and a high level of accuracy and planning skills
Demonstrates the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meets deadlines by setting priorities
Adept at problem-solving and showing resiliency when faced with challenges
Demonstratedcustomer serviceexperience

Processes accounts payable
Compiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions
Prepares payment checks and enters appropriate record information
Utilizes the appropriate reports/tracking modules within the accounting software
Extracts general ledger information
Monitors accounts payable and receivable to ensure that payments are up to date
Responds to vendor/employee questions about paymentsReconciles report discrepancies and problems
Codes data for input to financial data processing system according to company procedures
Reviews, balances, and interprets computer reports, and makes corrections
Assists employees, vendors, clients, or customers by answering questions related to accounts, procedures, and services
Assures timely and accurate accounts payable processing
Responsible for annual filing and distribution of 1099 tax forms
Backs up the payroll clerk when needed
Effectively manages, organizes, prioritizes, and adapts to changing priorities
Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents
Maintains and updates fixed asset/stewardship system when changes are received
Prepares inventory and other year-endreconciling items for the fixed asset / stewardship listing
Maintains a professional relationship, attitudes and work ethic
Performs other related duties as assigned

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Southampton County School Board’s policymanual.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger handle, or feel: reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee must have the ability tolift and/or move10 to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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Southampton County Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in theworkplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind
based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any otherprotected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or
local laws in employment or any of its programs or activities. The Compliance Officer for Southampton County Public Schools for the above statues is the Director of Human Resources.
P.O. Box 96,21308 Plank Road, Courtland, VA23837, (757) 653-2692


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Southampton County Schools

P.O. Box 96 , Courtland, VA 23837

At the following locations

School Board Office (Central Office)

21308 Plank Road , Courtland, VA 23837