Secretary III - Bookkeeper

Recruiter
Loudoun County Public Schools
Location
Ashburn
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
24 Sep 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
This is technical accounting clerical work in maintaining accounts for a high school.

Responsibilities

An employee in this class is responsible for maintaining activity accounts of high schools including creating and maintaining accounts and journals, posting transactions, balancing and reconciling accounts, and preparing periodic and special reports on accounts. Accounting procedures are under the functional control of the School District's central accounting department, which trains school–based Secretary III/Bookkeepers and audits their activities. Experienced workers in these positions initiate their own daily assignments, follow through on matters, and use independent judgment and training to take appropriate actions to deal with standard recurring situations.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Processes financial transactions such as purchase orders, invoices, receivables, and other transactions affecting accounts
* Serves as main financial resource for a high school, dealing with vendors, staff, students, parents, and others on financial and financial related matters
* Checks transactions documents for accuracy and completeness; verifies legality and propriety of documents as necessary; reconciles accounts with other fiscal reports and controls; traces and corrects errors and resolves discrepancies
* Compiles data from accounts for summaries, lists, and reports; prepares periodic and special reports regarding accounts
* Advises school staff regarding the status of accounts and suggests/initiates actions to address account funding matters when necessary
* May serve as the main secretarial and administrative support to the school Principal, in addition to performing some of all of the duties listed above
* Performs related work as required

Qualifications

Graduation from high school, and experience in performing accounting clerical work; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:

* Knowledge of accounts maintenance procedures; of modern office practices and procedures; of standard office appliances including desktop PCs, standard office software, scanners, printers, photocopiers, and facsimile machines; of business English, spelling, grammar, and standard business correspondence styles
* Ability to post and maintain a set of accounts; to process varied accounting transactions; to reconcile accounts, including tracing errors and resolving discrepancies; to search for, select, compile, and summarize data; to interpret and apply instructions and guidelines to specific situations; to determine work priorities; to maintain confidentiality; to work independently; and to work effectively during periods of heavy work loads and tight deadlines
* Good human relations and communications skills

Additional Details

Classified Salary Scale , Level 13

This position is Non–Exempt.

The Loudoun County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.

Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetic information in employment or in its programs and activities. LCPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non–discrimination policies:

Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

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How To Apply

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To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Please be sure to upload the following:

• Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.
• Resume