Friday, April 12, 2019
Eastpointe Community Schools
Position Details: 


Job Position: Accountant


Under the supervision of the Executive Director of Business and Operations, the accountant will perform: technical accounting functions; assist with budget preparation and adjustments; prepare cash flow projections; review and  monitor district funds, and perform other duties as assigned.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Review accounting clerk’s daily transactions (check runs, cash receipts, journal postings.)
  • Record  revenues and routine monthly journal entries.
  • Monitor and manage accounts receivable.
  • Monitor bank activity and record cash transactions.
  • Prepare all bank reconciliations.
  • Manage AS400 general ledger system security and account number generation in accordance with Michigan Public School Accounting Manual.  Manage year end AS400 transitions.
  • Assist with/prepare adjusting journal entries in preparation for the annual financial audit.
  • Prepare periodic  financial reports for Board of Education and state (grants, FID, Special Education, Transportation).
  • Assist with property tax reconciliation.
  • Assist with grant budgeting, reimbursements, and reporting.
  • Communicate routine decisions and administrative procedures in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Other projects as assigned by the Director of Business.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or related field.  Holds, or is eligible to attain, Michigan School Business Officials certification.  3-5 years of progressive accounting experience preferred.
  • Experience in computerized accounting software,  AS400 system experience preferred. Basic computer skills including: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Must have strong human relation skills- polite, courteous, and tactful to staff and the community.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Director of Business Office/Human Resource Office may find appropriate and acceptable.


Supervisor: Executive Director of Business and Operations


Salary Range: $45,000-$60,000


Selection Procedure: By Committee

To apply for this position please visit the Eastpointe Community Schools website,