Oct 28, 2020

School Accountant/Analyst

  • TrulyHired
  • Wayland, MA, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

The School Accountant/Analyst is responsible for assisting in the administration of the School Department's operating and special revenue funds, providing variance analyses and account reconciliation for Special Revenue Funds and Student Activity Accounts, assisting with maintaining accurate and auditable chart of accounts, completing the End of Year Report, and leading the annual audit.

Major Duties:
1.Responsible for analysis and assistance in the administration of the annual operating fund state and federal grants, revolving funds, and student activity accounts;
2.Prepare quarterly tracking sheets for each grant and work with grant coordinator to process initial grant applications/budgets, amendments, and final reports;
3.Prepare quarterly financial reports for all funds;
4.Provide support for Munis data, including chart of accounts and budget variance analysis, reconciliation, and reporting;
5.Perform audits on selected accounts to ensure accuracy, proper classification, and compliance;
6.Perform monthly and year-end account reconciliations of payroll and expense, and prepare and process necessary journal entries;
7.Work closely with town accounting and treasury functions;
8.Gather data and complete the End of Year Report, lead annual audit, and act as liaison to auditors;
9.Process Student Activity Account warrants and lead annual audits. Act as primary contact for and between bookkeepers and auditors;
10.Periodically review and update access and permissions in Munis;
11.Process all requisitions approved by departments and school leaders ensuring accurate accounts and balances before submitting for final approval;
12.Perform other related duties as required by the Director of Finance and Operations.

Terms of Employment:
•Twelve-month contract, 35 hours per week;
•Salary commensurate with experience;
•Reports to Director of Finance and Operations.

About Wayland:
FY20 Annual Budget of $41M, Special Revenue and Grant Budgets of $9M, 2,700 students.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
Job Category: Administrator > Business/Finance
Employer Description
The Wayland Schools have long enjoyed a reputation for excellence. A relatively small system of just over 2,700 students, the schools include one High School (9-12), one Middle School (6-8), and three elementary schools: Claypit Hill (K-5), Happy Hollow (K-5), and Loker (K-5). The school system administration includes a Superintendent of Schools, an Assistant Superintendent of Schools, a Director of Finance and Operations, a Director of Technology, a Director of Student Services, and an Assistant Director of Student Services. Learn more about us...
Equal Opportunity Employer
Wayland Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Job Requirements
  • Minimum Qualifications:
    1.Bachelor's degree in Business with major in Accounting or Finance;
    2.CPA preferred;
    3.Three (3) years' experience in a school, municipal, or other municipal fund-accounting environment;
    4.Demonstrable acumen with relational database applications, advanced knowledge of Excel, Munis preferred;
    5.Ability to perform assigned tasks and resolve issues with minimal supervision;
    6.Customer service oriented.
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Application Questions
There are no application questions required for this job posting.
Contact Information
  • Susan Bottan, Director of Finance and Operations
  • 41 Cochituate Road
  • Wayland, Massachusetts 01778
  • Phone: 508-358-3750
  • Fax: 508-358-7708
  • Email: click here

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