Accountant

Deadline: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
District/Organization: 
Landmark Academy
Position Details: 

Summary/Objective

The Staff Accountant is responsible for coordinating the school purchases in compliance with Federal, State and Local laws and regulations and adhering to school policies and procedures. 

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Serves as the computerized purchasing system coordinator for all remote and building level personnel.
  • Converts electronic purchase requisitions from the building staff into purchase orders and verifies approvals.
  • Monitors the list of all open purchase orders and actively seeks disposition by consulting with various personnel and vendors as necessary.
  • Facilitates the purchase of goods via competitive bidding, informal quotes and negotiation.
  • Process invoices for payment, upon verification that all conditions are met satisfactorily with deliver and billing.
  • Evaluate bids and quotes, make decisions on the specifications.
  • Responsible to make sure current contracts are on file and will verify the bill against the contract to verify compliance.
  • Verifies payments on contracts, leases, etc.
  • Maintains information and analysis on school expenditures.
  • Assists in the creation and entry of journal entries for the month end close.
  • Explains the district policies regarding purchasing and accounts payable.
  • Assists in the preparation of documents for the school district’s annual audit.
  • Maintains district records for purchasing and accounts payable.
  • Reviews processes and procedures used in purchasing and accounts payable and recommends necessary changes to improve efficiency.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

There are not supervisory responsibilities within this role.

Competencies

  • Financial Management
  • Collaboration skills
  • Ethical conduct
  • Thoroughness
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication

Work Environment

This job operates in an office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as copiers, faxes, computers, and phones.

Summit Management Consulting, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Summit Management Consulting, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Summit Management Consulting, LLC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Summit Management Consulting, LLC’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

 

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required along with 2 to 5 years of previous work experience in accounting.  Proficient with Microsoft Office, 10 key adding machine and general office equipment.    Must be able to summarize financial and/or numerical data and prepare various reports with accuracy.  Experience with accounting software, preferably Power School and Sun Guard. 

Email: 
millerg@landmarkacademy.net
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