Accounting Technician - Financial Services

If hired, 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.
To provide general accounting support for departments and campuses.
Perform routine bookkeeping or accounting functions.
Provide assistance to campuses regarding activity funds.
Perform monthly reconciliation of revenues and expenditures for activity accounts.
Review monthly procurement card reconciliation from campuses and prepare journal entries as needed.
May process cash receipts from daily bank deposit report into District ERP system.
Provide multi-faceted customer service to campuses, assisting with various problems and questions as needed.
Troubleshoot issues/errors related to activity funds; help ensure proper budget code usage.
Assist with coding of campus deposits and documentation.
Provide support to accounting through research and troubleshooting.
Assist with writing and training of business policies and procedures.
Monitor multiple budgets, fiscal resources or district-wide assets.
Perform duties in compliance with District policies, state, and federal regulations.
Demonstrates regular and prompt attendance.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Associate degree in accounting, business or math or equivalent combination of training/experience to demonstrate ability to do the job.
Experience in Texas school district accounting.
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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