Under the direction of the Executive Director of Financial Services, the employee in this position assists in managing, reporting and maintaining a variety of financial processes and records.
Required duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following accounting functions:
Assist with the preparation of the year-end financial report (F-196).
Assist with the preparation of the annual budget (F-195).
Assist with performing internal control audits.
Assist with monitoring federal and state grants for compliance requirements.
Assist with the maintenance of legal financial records for accounting and budgeting in accordance with State Auditor’s Office and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction guidance.
Assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures and standards for an effective fiscal management program, accurate financial statements and systems of internal control for central office, schools and departments.
Assist in the training/supporting District staff in budget and accounting functions.
Assist in monitoring and reporting capital project construction in accordance with District and State requirements.
Manage District's cash receipting systems to record and track District revenues.
Maintain and reconcile the District's Deposit and Merchant bank accounts.
Prepare monthly state tax return.
Prepare and file required Form 1099.
Prepare, post and file a variety of bids and quotes i compliance with District purchasing procedures.
Prepare monthly federal and state grant claims in accordance with respective guidelines.
Ability to dissect, evaluate and understand complex financial problems.
Perform other accounting and/or technical duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with accounting emphasis.
Minimum four (4) years accounting, finance, and/or business administration experience. Public school or governmental accounting experience strongly preferred.
Knowledge of local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations governing accounting.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, including fund accounting.
Understands and carries out oral and written directions efficiently and effectively.
Proven ability to work independently; effectively performs as a self-starter, using independent decision making appropriately.
Demonstrated understanding of, and ability to continually exercise, confidentiality, loyalty and integrity.
Proven ability to positively and effectively communicate with a wide variety of individuals.
Demonstrated intermediate to advanced computer skills.
Able to handle frequent interruptions while carrying out assignment in a pleasant and professional manner.
Proven ability to positively participate in a fast-paced team environment.
Successfully handles changes in assignments and functions effectively with a demanding work load.
Valid Washington State driver's license.
About Eastmont School District
Eastmont School District, encompassing approximately 150 square miles, is located in the geographic center of Washington State in the southwestern corner of Douglas County, 170 miles west of Spokane and 155 miles east of Seattle. It is a four season community with easy access to both wilderness and major metropolitan areas. The District currently enrolls about 6,200 students in grades K-12. Our students are currently served in nine buildings: 5 elementary schools, one school with Grades 1-7, one intermediate school, one junior high school and one senior high school.