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Accounting Technician - Investments


The State Board for Educator Certification will require all first time applicants for an initial credential to be fingerprinted as part of a national criminal background check. A cost of up to $49. 00 will be charged for fingerprinting.
PRIMARY PURPOSE:
To provide technical support within assigned accounting areas.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
  • Perform routine bookkeeping or accounting functions regarding investments.
  • Prepare monthly investment report.
  • Serve as liaison with broker/dealers.
  • Review all fundraiser requests for compliance with Business Operating Guidelines.
  • Maintain accurate records of approved fundraisers.
  • Communicate any irregularities to supervisor
  • Provide multi-faceted customer service to campuses and departments, assisting with various problems and questions as needed.
  • Initiate investment transfers and related paperwork as directed.
  • Assist with inventory and fixed asset analysis.
  • Monitor rating changes for investment pools.
  • Provide support to accounting through research and troubleshooting, including EdPay.
  • Serve as liaison for budget paperwork, including change requests for authorized users.
  • Assist with writing and training of business policies and procedures.
  • Perform duties in compliance with District policies, state, and federal regulations.
  • Monitor multiple budgets, fiscal resources or district-wide assets.
  • Demonstrates regular and prompt attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • None

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Education/Certification/Experience:
  • Bachelor s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or Math, preferred, or equivalent experience; three to four years of job-related experience.
  • TASBO certification preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of governmental accounting and fund accounting preferable; knowledge of school district account code system; knowledge of Texas Education Agency Financial Accountability School Resource Guide (FASRG) preferable; strong mathematical skills and general knowledge of accounting principles; proficient in utilizing Excel and Word, PowerPoint, Access, and 10-key by touch a must.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills; excellent organizational skills with attention to details, accuracy and analytical problem-solving skills; provide excellent customer service skills and responsiveness.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities/projects and prioritize work accordingly.

Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands:
  • Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Ability to understand, remember, and communicate routine, factual information.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize own work schedule on short-term basis.
  • Ability to make decisions which have moderate impact on immediate work unit.
  • Ability to compose letters, outlines, memoranda, and basic reports and/or to orally communicate technical information.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and to record, balance and check results for accuracy.
  • Ability to compute, analyze and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes.
  • Use standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals.
  • Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting.
  • Repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching.
  • Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds).
  • Work with frequent interruptions.
  • Maintain emotional control under stress
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