Accountant

$22.28 - $33.01 hourly
  • Hamtramck Publis Schools
  • Hamtramck, MI, USA
  • Oct 25, 2022
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

Notice of Position Vacancy: 2022/2023 School Year
ACCOUNTANT

HAMTRAMCK PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Interested and qualified INTERNAL NON-TEACHING UNION candidates must apply in writing to the Human Resources Department: cnorman@hamtramckschools.org, melhady@hamtramckschools.org, and walhadwan@hamtramckschools.org, no later than Wednesday, October 12, 2022 3:00 p.m. This shortened posting has been approved by AFSCME Local 257 President.

All EXTERNAL applicants must complete an online application. The online application can be
accessed from the Hamtramck Public Schools website at https://hamtramckschools.com or Wayne
RESA website at https://tinyurl.com/hpscareers

EXTERNAL Application Deadline: Until Filled

- AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER -
It is the policy of Hamtramck Public Schools that no person shall on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination, in employment in any of its programs or activities. Inquiries related to nondiscrimination should be related to the Title IX Coordinators; Director of Human Resources, Hamtramck Public Schools 3201 Roosevelt, Hamtramck MI 48212 Phone 313-892-5170 or Director of Student Services, (same address) 313-892-2037. Nondiscrimination inquiries related to disability should be directed to Section 504 Coordinator, Director of Student Services, (same address and phone number).

Nabil Nagi
Interim Superintendent of School
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POSITION OVERVIEW:
Provide support to the Finance Department by analyzing, performing and monitoring accounting transactions, preparing monthly financial statements and other required financial reports, assisting with the development and management of the budget, and supporting both internal and year-end audit processes, as well as processing the district’s bi-weekly payroll. This position requires an organized professional with the ability to execute at a high level with independence, thoroughness and accuracy. This position reports to the Director of Finance and works closely with the Payroll/Benefits Coordinator, Accounts Payable Secretary, HR Secretary, and Federal Programs

Financial Specialist.
QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Experience with K-12 public school fund accounting preferred.
  • Accounts payable and payroll experience a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Experience with WCRESA SMART software preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, solve problems, and make good decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures required.
  • Ability to communicate cooperatively and effectively with staff and external entities required.
  • Ability to exercise discretion regarding confidential information required.
  • Ability to manage busy workload, multiple projects and meet deadlines required.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Process financial transactions of the district including receipts, disbursements, journal entries, general ledger maintenance and reconciliations.
  • Prepare and record bank deposits.
  • Perform month end closing activities, reconcile liability accounts monthly, and prepare monthly financial statements.
  • Reconcile bank accounts monthly.
  • Assist in preparation and monitoring of annual budgets and periodic budget amendments.
  • Record and reconcile cash transactions related to student activity accounts.
  • Serve as backup for the accounts payable function.
  • Assist with preparing various financial reports as requested by the Director of Finance including but not limited to: Quarterly Medicaid cost reports, annual FID, SE4094, SE4096.
  • Perform year end closing activities and post accrual journal entries.
  • Prepare schedules, gather information and assist auditors as needed.
  • Process bi-weekly payroll including related payroll taxes and liabilities. Receive, calculate and verify payroll sheets, ensure all employees are paid correctly and on time.
  • Add new employees and update system with changes to current employees.
  • Assist with: ORS (Office of Retirement Services) reporting, ACA (Affordable Healthcare) maintenance & reporting, preparing quarterly 941as well as state & local tax reporting, updating and posting employee benefits, W2 and year end payroll processing, workers comp, and unemployment, other payroll & benefits related tasks as assigned.
  • Must attend WCRESA workshops related to finance and payroll.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance.

REPORTS TO: Director of Finance
Terms of Employment: 52 week
Salary: In accordance with the AFSCME Local 257 Collective Bargaining Agreement
10/10/2022