Accounting Assistant

Friday, October 26, 2018
Mt. Morris Consolidated Schools
Position Details: 


                                         MT. MORRIS, MICHIGAN


October 12, 2018




The following position is available:






Application Deadline:                         October 26, 2018 or until filled    


Beginning Date:                                   To Be Determined


Compensation & Benefits:                 Per Negotiated Agreement


Terms of Employment:                       12 month position, 8 hours per day





  • Associates degree required, Bachelor’s degree, preferred in accounting, business, finance, or related field.
  • Experience in an accounting role in a Michigan school, preferred.
  • Experience with Schools OPEN software, preferred.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Exceptional analytical skills and leadership ability.
  • Ability to meet deadlines as requested by administrative personnel.
  • Ability to use independent judgment, flexibility and work with little supervision, and make decisions in accordance with District policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ability to handle confidential information and knowledge of the privacy act.
  • Positive attitude and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with the public, staff, peers, area school personnel and other agencies.
  • Must be willing to adapt to new procedures and computer capabilities as they occur.




  • Assist Director of Finance with budgets, monitoring funds and preparation of journal entries where necessary.
  • Prepare and enter accounts payable.
  • Monitor expense forms submitted by staff and check information for accuracy.
  • Prepare and enter accounts receivable.
  • Process daily bank deposits.
  • Process purchase orders as necessary.
  • Assist with grant accounting.







  • Reconcile bank statements monthly.
  • Prepare monthly reports for Board of Education
  • Process latchkey billing and record payments.
  • Prepare 1099s annually.
  • Monitor and update district cash flows.
  • Assist and inform staff and secretaries on business office procedures.
  • Assisting with year-end financial and grant audits.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.




Interested persons should submit a current letter of application specific to Mt. Morris Schools and this position along with a resume to the office of the Superintendent via hand delivery, US mail or through the Mt. Morris Consolidated School District’s website Please DO NOT email documents.


Mrs. Renae Galsterer, Superintendent

Mt. Morris Consolidated Schools

12356 Walter Street

Mt. Morris, MI  48458

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