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Grain Valley R5 School District is Hiring an Accounting Assistant


Grain Valley R5 School District - Accounting Assistant

Position Type: Secretarial/Clerical

Location: Central Office

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  • Assist department with general accounting responsibilities
  • Assist Director of Finance with audit preparation and special projects
  • Process invoices for payment
  • Process purchase orders daily
  • Contact vendors with payment or invoice questions as needed
  • Complete monthly bank reconciliations
  • Interact with building secretaries with purchasing and payment questions
  • Assist with daily deposits as needed
  • Assist with Merchandise receiving as needed
  • Act as a backup to process bi-weekly payroll as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • At least 1 to 2 years experience in accounting
  • Degree in accounting is preferred
  • Minimum of three years experience using computers
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
  • Ability to learn new operations, procedures, processes and use of district accounting software
  • Ability to organize, set priorities, and work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to work with high level of accuracy with detailed information
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including ability to articulate financial information to district staff members
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to handle information with utmost confidentiality


Work Environment

  • Salary Range - $16.06/hr - $18.31/hr
  • Full-time
  • 12 month position