Lead Accountant

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Whitehall District Schools
Position Details: 

Credentials – Minimum of Associates in Accounting, Bachelors in Accounting or related field preferred

Job Description
Whitehall District Schools is looking for an individual well versed in general accounting functions including accounts receivables/billing, accounts payable and working knowledge of MUNIS accounting software program and Excel.

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for general accounting duties including state reports (FID/SE Cost/SE Trans), maintain chart of accounts, and board finance reports.
  • Use accounting system (MUNIS) to manage accounting systems.
  • Maintain district purchase accounts and manage district credit card and reporting systems.
  • Handle accounts receivable and billing processes for the district to include billing for rents, services, invoices, and preparation of bank deposits.
  • Process accounts payable invoices (signatures, monitor account numbers, enter into MUNIS), print and mail checks, maintain vendor “debit” accounts, maintain and submit 1099 information to vendors and IRS, and set-up vendors for payment processing.
  • Convert requisitions to purchase orders upon approval, check receipt, and monitor PO balances.
  • Oversight of grant processes and procedures, request funds, report annually, and process Medicaid reports.
  • Responsible for cash management systems to reconcile all funds, process wire payments, and transfer funds as needed.
  • Process payroll, balance payroll, complete journal entries as needed, accrue hourly payroll and close of year, and work collaboratively with HR on payroll accounts and payments.
  • Prepare for audit by providing documentation as requested, prep of client worksheets, and mailing of confirmation letters
  • Interested in developing as a school finance leader.   Increased responsibility over time is available.
  • Reports to Director of Finance who oversees this work.

Individuals interested in applying for this position should email their resume, letter of interest and references to:  michellepulver@whitehallschools.net.  Thank you.