Accounting Technician Job Opening

Accounting Technician

Oakland Schools

Pontiac, Michigan
$20.02 - $23.22 an hour

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENT: POSITION OPENING

Accounting Technician assigned to Pontiac School District

WHO WE ARE:

Oakland Schools is a regional service agency that offers support services to school personnel that are best delivered regionally and provide cost, size and quality advantages to those we serve. Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-supported public school district governed by Michigan General School Laws and is one of 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs) established in Michigan in 1962.

Our organizational focus is centered on these central objectives:

  • Increase student achievement
  • Serve diverse needs of schools
  • Decrease costs/increase efficiencies

SALARY DETAILS:

$20.02 to $23.22 hourly rate with the potential to earn up to $25.00 per hour based on annual step increases / Non-exempt position / 12-month work year

WORK LOCATION:

Pontiac School District

47200 Woodward Ave.

Pontiac, MI 48342

IN THIS ROLE:

You will assume responsibility for the processing of accounts payable and assisting with the processing of payroll. Process vendor invoices, employee reimbursements and other authorized disbursements. Assist with processing payroll, including employee timesheets, and tracking leave accruals and usage. Research, analyze, reconcile and resolve discrepancies.

WHAT WE NEED:

We are seeking an energetic, organized and collaborative team member to work closely with assigned departments to carry out the processing of accounts payable, general accounting as assist with payroll.

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Associate’s degree preferred
  • One or more years of related experience.
  • Michigan School Business Official (MSBO) Office Specialist Certification
  • Public education, K12 school finance experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, and Accounts Payable

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Hourly Rate: $20.02 to $23.22 hourly rate with the potential to earn up to $25.00 per hour based on annual step increases

The Accounting Technician assigned to Pontiac School District is a full time employee of Oakland Schools. Employees assigned to staff the Business Services Office at Pontiac School District are employees of Oakland Schools’ working pursuant to an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between Pontiac School District and Oakland Schools. The IGA is a long term arrangement which cannot be terminated by Pontiac School District without 180 days’ notice.

Oakland Schools offers company paid coverage for life insurance, short and long-term disability, well-being benefits and leave days. In addition, Oakland Schools offers comprehensive medical coverage or a cash-in-lieu benefit, dental, vision, additional life insurance, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, pet insurance, legal plan, college savings plans, tax-sheltered annuity (TSA) plans and the Office of Retirement Services retirement plans.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Letters of interest and resumes will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., Monday, July 8, 2019 OR until position is filled.

For questions regarding this position please contact Brandi Carmichael at 248.209.2412

INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT:

All employees assigned to staff the Human Resource Department, the Business Services Department, and the Technology Services Department at Pontiac School District are employees of Oakland Schools working pursuant to an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between Pontiac School District and Oakland Schools. The IGA is a long term arrangement which cannot be terminated by Pontiac School District without the approval of the State Treasurer. Pontiac School District is operating pursuant to a Consent Agreement with the State Treasurer. Pontiac School District is expected to have a fall enrollment this year of nearly 4,300 students. Both the Consent Agreement and the IGA can be found at this link:

http://www.oakland.k12.mi.us/Departments/FinancialServices/tabid/264/Default.aspx

Oakland Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation (subject to the limits of applicable law), age, genetic information, or disability in its programs, services, activities or employment opportunities. Inquiries related to employment discrimination should be directed to the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Personnel Management and Labor Relations at 248.209.2429. Title IX complaints should be directed to the Manager/Supervisor, Career Focused Education at 248.209.2160. For all other inquiries related to discrimination, contact the Executive Director of Legal Affairs at 248.209.2062. All complaints may be addressed to 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328-2736.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified. Incumbents may be asked to perform additional duties as required by his/her supervisor.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.02 to $23.22 /hour

Experience:

  • Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location