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Francis Howell School District is Hiring Accounting Manager

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Accounting Manager



The Francis Howell School District is a great place to live, work and go to school. FHSD is committed to the recruitment and retention of top-notch employees with the determination and drive to create a positive and effective 21st century learning environment for our students. 

The District offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees and their eligible dependents. There are medical and dental options, vision coverage, employee assistance program, district-paid employee basic life insurance equal to $75,000, voluntary employee life insurance, voluntary dependent life insurance and voluntary accidental death and dismemberment coverage.

Purpose Statement
The job of Accounting Manager is done for the purpose/s of providing support to department activities with specific responsibility for ensuring that overall fiscal policies, practices and/or regulations meet compliance requirements; maintaining accurate account balances; and providing financial information, guidance and recommendations to the department administration, Superintendent, Board, and/or regulatory agencies.

This job reports to the Director of Finance.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; performing accounting procedures; planning and managing projects; preparing and maintaining accurate records.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: principles of accounting and auditing; general governmental accounting practices; standard office practices and procedures; and pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws.

ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize job-related equipment. Independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires analysis based on organizational objectives; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: analyzing a variety of financial and statistical information; working under time constraints; communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; and working with detailed information. 

Experience: Job related experience with 2-5 years supervisory experience preferred
Education (Minimum): Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
Education (Preferred): CPA preferred 

Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm M-F
Salary: 75,149 (increased rate based upon relevant experience)