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Accounting Clerk III - Bookkeeper

Company: Daviess County High School
Location: Owensboro
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:





  • High School Diploma, G.E.D. certificate
  • Demonstrates and/or develops skills to effectively operate computer and experience with automated record-keeping systems.
  • Demonstrates and/or develops skills related to the position including accounting skills with at least two years of increasingly responsible record-keeping experience.
  • Must meet the requirements of a criminal record check as specified by Kentucky State Law.
  • Has met health requirements as specified in district personnel policy.
  • Such alternatives t the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable. REPORTS TO:

    Director of Finance/Treasurer


    To assure the effective operation of Board financial matters.


  • Perform complex and advanced-level accounting duties in the maintenance of assigned accounts.
  • Perform responsible record-keeping duties with a high degree of skill and accuracy.
  • Verify, balance and adjust accounts.
  • Process and record accounting transactions accurately.
  • Prepare financial statements, profit and loss statements and other technical financial reporting documents.
  • Learn, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to utility payments and food service accounting.
  • Operate office machines including computer equipment, personal computer, accounting software and peripherals.
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Work confidentially with discretion.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Complete work with many interruptions.
  • Type at an acceptable rate of speed.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Train and provide work direction to others. CRITICAL SKILLS/EXPERTISE REQUIRED:

  • Advanced clerical accounting principles and techniques involved in financial record keeping, monitoring and control.
  • Estimating, projecting and extending financial and statistical data.
  • Preparation of financial statements and comprehensive accounting reports.
  • Applicable section fo Kentucky Administrative Regulations and other applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal Skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
  • Telephone techniques and etiquette.
  • Operation of a computer terminal and other office equipment.
  • Basic math.

    Maintains accurate records:
  • Makes journal entries to transfer monies to appropriate accounts.
  • Prepares appropriate financial reports: Monthly, Yearly and as requested by the Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent, or Administrator of Business Affairs.
  • Maintains appropriate records pertinent to approved budget.
  • Maintains a general working knowledge of payroll.
  • Receives and routes all incoming communique' in appropriate manner.
  • Plans and completes work on a timely basis.
  • Consistently displays self-discipline.
  • Cooperates with staff, both certified and classified.
  • Promotes job and loyalty to organization by actions which indicate a spirit of pride for the job and the organization for which employed.
  • Demonstrates loyalty and dedication to the purposes and goleas of the Daviess County Public Schools
  • Is consistently responsible and displays an attitude of honesty and credibility.
  • Eliminates personal business transactions during work hours.
  • Is neat and appropriately dressed.
  • Continually improves professional growth.
  • Confers with Administrator of Business Affairs and General Accountant about software related to the maintaining of accurate records.
  • Handles the dissemination of Board Purchase Orders and all related operations.
  • Files reimbursement claims.
  • Reconciles all records related to closing of a fiscal year and closes year.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Daviess County High School, Owensboro , Accounting Clerk III - Bookkeeper, Accounting, Auditing , Owensboro, Kentucky

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