Assistant to the Business Administrator

Rahway Public School District | Rahway, NJ


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Posted Date 11/24/2021
Expiration Date12/03/2021
Description QUALIFICATIONS:              
  • Minimum five years central business office experience required.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other State and Federal guidelines that pertain to the operations of public school districts including but not limited to GASB34, AHERA, Right–to-Know, Public School Contracts Law, Open Public Records Act, etc.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer systems and software essential to the operation of the business office such as accounting, database, word processing, spreadsheet and payroll and human resource applications.
  • Excellent human relations skills.
  • Assist with administration of day-to-day operations in the Business Office for areas including: Payroll, Purchasing, Cash Management, Accounts Payable, and Receivables.
  • Reconciles all bank accounts on a monthly basis. 
  • Performs periodic cash flow analysis on district cash accounts. 
  • Assist with oversight and administration of the Child Nutrition Program. 
  • Assists the School Business Administrator with administration of all state, federal and locals grants. 
  • Assists in completion of the annual audit as directed by Business Administrator, with Board-approved auditor, providing records as requested.
  • Reviews, gathers documentation, and prepares responses to Open Public Records Act (OPRA) requests. 
  • Assists the School Business Administrator with the review of purchase orders, payrolls, fund transfers and other financial transactions. 
  • Prepare tuition contracts and maintain all tuition billings and accounting for out of district placements. 
  • Administer all accounts receivable activities including tuition billing, transportation jointures, district vending and other miscellaneous accounts.
  • Assists the School Business Administrator with fixed asset accounting and inventory. 
  • Ensure payments received by the business office are deposited at the bank on a timely basis.
  • Handle all petty cash.
  • Performs other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the School Business Administrator and/or Superintendent.
TERMS:  Non-bargaining unit position; 12 months.

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