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Job Opening Information ACCOUNTANT - SCHOOL

Job Number
25 MSC22

Position Title
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Job Description

LOCATION:  Central Business Office, Bush Education Center, Building 11

DESCRIPTION:  Full-time position (1.0 FTE), 8 hours per day, 12 months per year

  • Posts and maintains district accounting records;
  • Prepares entries necessary to close accounts at the end of the school year;
  • Prepares financial and statistical reports from accounting records;
  • Prepares state aid reports;
  • Records and posts summary accounting records on a personal computer;
  • Keeps records of receipts and expenditures and allocates receipts to proper funds;
  • Maintains bond and debt service register and oversees the management of bond retirement;
  • Acts as liaison with district independent auditors;
  • Carries out other duties as assigned.
Civil Service Title
Job Qualifications

This is a competitive Civil Service position.  The selected candidate must be among the top three of the Accountant (School) Civil Service Certificate of Eligibles List, if not currently holding the title.

  1. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or related filed, including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours in accounting OR
  2. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two-year college or university with an Associate Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or a closely related field, including or supplemented by 18 semester credit hours in accounting AND two (2) years of experience in professional accounting or financial auditing; OR
  3. An equivalent combination of training and experience, as defined by the limits of A) and B) above.


SALARY:  Commensurate with related experience, plus comprehensive benefit package.

Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

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