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Position Summary:  The Accountant prepares financial records and documents to comply with all federal, state, local and internal regulations and assists in the administration of business affairs, applying acceptable accounting practices (GASB and GAAP).
Education:  Four-year college degree in business or accounting required 
Basic knowledge of accounting necessary

  1. Must possess a valid PA driver’s license 

Experience:  Two (2) years experience in accounting or related field
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
  1. Working knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping
  2. Ability to give attention to detail
  3. Excellent data entry skills
  4. Ability to perform tasks accurately
  5. Proficient computer skills
  6. Ability to work independently
  7. Ability to maintain confidentiality
  8. Ability to use Microsoft Office programs effectively
  9. Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented
  10. Must be able to work in an environment with frequent interruptions
Essential Functions / Duties / Responsibilities
  1. Maintain and be responsible for the proper accounting of fixed assets
  2. Assist with special projects
  3. Assist auditors in preparation of annual audit
  4. Assist payroll, benefit and food service with journal entry and report creation 
  5. Communicates effectively with internal and external people
  6. Maintains financial records for grants and construction funds
  7. Processes tax rebate applications
  8. Assist in completion of the financial component of the annual Title IX athletic disclosure reporting
  9. Responsible for district annual child accounting data reporting.  Works with  the district PIMS coordinator to review, correct district calendars and student attendance data before submission to the Pennsylvania Department of Education
  10. Bills mainstream and special education costs to other school districts
  11. Helps out in any areas as needed in the Business Office
  12. Perform all tasks as assigned by the Business Manager and his/her Assistant
  13. Performs other duties as needed or requested by the Superintendent
Physical Requirements
  1. Ability to stand, bend, stoop, sit, lift, reach, communicate (vision, hearing, and speech), carry or convey sufficient weight to safely and effectively carry out functions, duties, and responsibilities
  2. Ability to independently ambulate in and around school buildings and office areas
  3. Ability to travel to and from assigned work locations without employer support
  4. Is able to independently read, write, speak, and comprehend the English language
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Position: Accountant
Organization: East Penn School District
Location: Emmaus,  PA 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 4/7/2021
Status: This listing expires on: 4/22/2021
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East Penn School District

Emmaus,  PA 18049
United States
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