Accounting Positions - University City School District
Position: Accounting Positions
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Accounting Specialist
Job Location: The School District of University City
Beginning: Jul 01, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: University City School District
University City, MO 63130
Telephone: 314-290-4028
Job Description:
Accounting Specialist

Job Summary:
This position which serves The School District of University City reports to the Chief Financial Officer.  The Accounting Specialist is responsible for preparing, examining and analyzing accounting reports, financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.  The role also serves to ensure the Finance Department and the school district’s compliance with federal, state and district policies and requirements.
Primary job responsibilities include:
  • Prepare financial reports of SDUC revenues and expenditures
  • Receive, monitor, and record revenue from local, state, and federal sources
  • Assist with compliance of fiscal grant guidelines to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Generate cash flow projections
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Approve all requisitions and invoices to be paid
  • Create all accounts within the financial system
  • Coordinate with principals and department leaders on budgetary matters
  • Monitor and approve payroll reports
  • Assist CFO in the preparation of the budget
  • Prepare journal entries, as needed
  • Assist with the day-to-day administration of employee and retiree health benefits
  • Prepare the Annual Secretary to the Board report
  • Facilitate the Medicaid reimbursement process
  • Prepare reports for the internal and external auditors.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college/university.  CPA preferred.
  • Three or more years of equivalent or relevant experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of business administration and accounting procedures.
  • Ability to apply principles of analytical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Knowledge of basic office equipment, accounting software, Excel required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and the ability to work proactively with others. 
Commensurate with education and experience.
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