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Company: Lehigh Career and Technical Institute
Location: Schnecksville
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title: AccountantQualifications/Certification:1. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting2. Minimum of three (3) years' experience in governmental accounting, preferably in a public education setting3. Proficiency in software applications (Microsoft Professional Office) and data systems management required4. Strong analytical and mathematical aptitude5. Displays high standards, sound judgment, accuracy and attentive to detailsReports To/Supervised By: Business AdministratorResponsibilities:1. Perform the financial accounting and reporting for the school2. Maintain a financial reporting system to allow for the analysis of funds used, funds provided, profit and expense distribution for the financial operation of the school3. Set up the accounting calendar for the fiscal year4. Analyze cash flow and prepare financial statements for all funds on a monthly basis5. Ensure that all general journal, adjusting, accrual entries, and budget amendments are promptly entered and all budget codes are correct and accurate6. Perform internal audit activity when requested by Business Administrator, Executive Director or Joint Operating Committee7. Work with Payroll, Purchasing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and the Distribution Center to coordinate related tasks8. Monitor the day-to-day activities of the Business Office9. Assist Business Administrator with the budgeting process as required10. Monitor and account for all State and Federal Grants11. Prepare accurate financial reports for all school funds, federal programs, state programs, and other projects approved by the Joint Operating Committee12. Account for the receipt and expenditures of all school funds by maintaining general and subsidiary ledgers on an encumbrance basis with continuous internal auditing13. Prepare school financial records for annual audits and special audits14. Maintain a valid chart of accounts15. Monitor and verify the wage and tax statements to employees and vendors16. Manage school's banking relationships, investment of school funds according to board policy, and bank account reconciliations17. Administer school revenues via preparation of Member District billings and Excess Revenue calculations18. Provide sound fiscal management and support services19. Remit all debt service payments and monitor Trustee statements20. Recommend internal changes in policy and procedures in order to remain compliant with regulations and best practices21. Provide assistance to Adult Education's Title IV funding program22. Account for all Flexible Spending Account activity23. Perform all accounting functions in accordance with all federal, state, GAAP, and GASB principals24. Monitor the Fixed Asset Inventory SystemSecondary/Related Responsibilities:1. Maintain filing of all paperwork and reports pertinent to position2. Assist Warehouse and Cafeteria operations in maintaining complete and accurate inventories3. Perform other duties as assignedPhysical Requirements of Job:MEASURED IN TERMS OF FREQUENCYNot At All Occasionally Frequently Constantly0 1 - 33% 34 - 66% 67 - 100%LIFTING:Up to 10 lbs: Occasionally11 to 20 lbs: Not At AllBeyond 20 lbs: Not At AllBODY MOVEMENTS:Bend/Stoop: OccasionallyClimb: OccasionallyKneel: OccasionallyPush: OccasionallyPull: OccasionallyTwisting: OccasionallyStanding: OccasionallySitting: FrequentlyWalking: FrequentlyTerms of Employment:Length of Work Year: Twelve (12) monthsEvaluation:Performance will be evaluated by the Business Administrator.The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. It is the responsibility of the employee to inform the LCTI of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be required.LCTI is an equal opportunity employment, educational, and service organization.

Keywords: Lehigh Career and Technical Institute, Allentown , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Schnecksville, Pennsylvania

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