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General Ledger Accountant
A vacancy exists for a General Ledger Accountant to work within the Office of Business Services at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit/Chester Upland School District!  The General Ledger Accountant provides accounting support services.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Accounting Support
  • Analyze and assure accuracy of general ledger account activity on a regular basis.
  • Monitor and assure proper accounting and account code reporting for all revenue and expenditure accounts.
  • Coordinate month-end and year-end closing activities, including but not limited to, preparing necessary journal entries, analyzing accounts, posting cash receipts/revenue to proper accounts, etc.
  • Prepare the District Annual Financial Report according to stated timelines.
  • Prepare monthly Treasurer's Report and Treasurer's Report Addendum.
  • Assist with District cash management activities, including transferring of funds with appropriate approvals.
  • Assist with preparing the monthly bank reconciliations, including but not limited to, calculating the outstanding payroll and accounts payable checks, validating wire transactions, etc.
  • Assist with the gathering of data for local, state, and federal audit activities, including but not limited to preparing audit documentation, compensated absence reporting, etc.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for all ancillary accounts.
  • Monitor, post, and review procurement card transactions to ensure compliance with policy.
  • Ensure compliance with GASB standards for District reporting.
  • Maintain the Business Services Procedures Manual.
  • Maintain financial system of fixed assets and inventory control.
  • Make recommendations and provide information/data to supervisor and other administrators for necessary changes within area of responsibility.
  • Actively model the mission, values, and operating principles of the MCIU.
  • Serve as a back-up to other staff members, as needed, including, but not limited to accounts payable activities, receptionist duties, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Business Services Administrative team.
This position will be working in Norristown/Chester Upland.
Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday, 7.0 hours/day, 12 months (260-262 days/year)
$58,919/year - $69,317/year
How to Apply:
Applications can be submitted online at (Job ID: 702).  Please contact the Human Resources Office at or 610-755-9307 if you have any questions or need assistance.
Position: General Ledger Accountant
Organization: Montgomery County Intermediate Unit /Chester Upland School District
Location: Norristown & Chester Upland,  PA 
United States
Salary: $58,919/year - $69,317/year
Posting Start Date: 6/28/2021
Date Posted: 7/7/2021
Requirements Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration.
  • 2-4 years' related work experience preferred.
  • Experience in school accounting and/or non-profit environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of governmental accounting standards.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications .
  • Ability to operate office equipment and use computer technology efficiently.
  • Must be a proficient typist, know how to format business reports, and must appropriately handle confidential information.
  • Ability to work independently and make work-related decisions and exercise good judgement in prioritizing tasks.
  • Valid Driver's License, with a safe driving record without major traffic violations.
  • Original certificates of clearance from the State Police, Child Abuse Registry, and PDE FBI.
Status: This listing expires on: 9/5/2021
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Organization Information
Montgomery County Intermediate Unit /Chester Upland School District
2 W Lafayette Street

Norristown & Chester Upland,  PA 19401
United States
Hannah Messner