Accounting Specialist

Monday, August 20, 2018
Waverly Community Schools
Position Details: 


Position Announcement


Job Title:

Accounting Specialist


Administration Building

Start Date:


Salary Range/ Level:

$20.34 As per the salary schedule contained in the Teamsters Master Agreement

Terms of Employment:

8 hours per day

Date Posted:

August 6, 2018

Application Deadline:

August 20, 2018 @ 4 pm

INTERNAL Applicants:

Submit updated resume and letter of interest to Susan Friend, Director of Human Resources


EXTERNAL Applicants:

A completed online application is REQUIRED.   See application instructions at:

Resume and cover letter may be:

  • Attached within the online application (preferred)
  • Faxed: (517) 321-8577
  • Mailed: Waverly Community Schools, 515 Snow Rd., Lansing, MI  48917

Job Description


  • Knowledge of computer systems such as Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software programs and their application.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, resourcefulness, and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students and the community.
  • Ability to work with people and utilize conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of school software systems
  • Knowledge of federal, state, local and Board of Education laws, policies, regulations and procedures relating to financial management.
  • Knowledge of the State of Michigan Uniform Chart of Accounts


Performance Responsibilities

  • Review and process all authorized vendor invoices and other disbursement documents
  • Process and maintain purchase orders and communicate with vendors
  • Reconcile bank statements on a monthly basis
  • Process journal entries prepared by the Director of Finance
  • Prepare invoices for the use of District facilities and equipment
  • Prepare preschool tuition statements and assist in the collection of payments
  • Receipt and deliver cash deposits to the bank
  • Assist in the development of purchasing procedures, standards and specifications
  • Prepare audit schedules and gather data for the external auditors
  • Provide finance software training to internal users
  • Predictable, reliable attendance
  • Consistent and reliable performance of these job functions
  • Other duties as assigned


Preceding data are intended to convey information essential to making fair pay decisions about the job, and are not exhaustive lists of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with it.


Notice of Non-discrimination

It is the policy of Waverly Community Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender/sex, age, disability, height, weight, marital status, or lack of English language speaking skills, in its programs, services or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Director of Human Resources, 515 Snow Rd., Lansing, MI  48917, or phone 517-321-7265

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