Ridgefield School District

Ridgefield School District aspires to be the state's premier school district, leveraging strong community partnerships to provide each student personalized learning experiences, opportunities, and skills that ensure success and unlimited possibilities.

Ridgefield School District is located in Southwest Washington, just 20 miles north of Portland, Oregon and PDX. We are a rapidly growing district with excellent parent involvement and support. Our enrollment is just under 3,000 students, with one high school, one middle school and two elementary schools. We will open a new intermediate school in the fall of 2018.

The town of Ridgefield is a gem located within a few hours' drive to the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, or countless hiking trails and day trips in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. Ridgefield residents love its small town charm and appreciate the close proximity to Portland's cultural, dining and entertainment offerings.

Ridgefield School District Ridgefield School District, Ridgefield, WA
Feb 09, 2018
8 hrs/day, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM, 40 hrs/week, 260 days per year (includes 13 holidays). S tart date: as soon as possible. Salary range: $24.80 - $31.35 per/hr depending on experience. JOB GOAL : Performs complex fiscally-related duties as a member of the Administrative Support Team focusing on support of District payroll, food service, accounting and budgeting.  Work involves assisting in the day-to-day operations of the Business Services Department, including processing accounts receivable invoices, budget management, reconciling cash receipts and expense transactions to the County Treasurer reports, reviewing ASB transactions, reconciliation of the District’s Revolving fund, preparing journal entries, and review and entry of employee time sheets for the payroll department. The Accounting Specialist is also responsible for providing financial support to building and department secretaries, and performing audits for the Business Services Department.   DUTIES:  May include, but are not limited to:                Assist in writing and coordinating procedures to support the Business Services department, including auditing records to verify compliance to policies and procedures. Keep current on applicable District accounting policies and procedures, State regulations and technology governing general accounting, specifically in General, Associated Student Body (ASB), Capital and Trust funds. Assist in the review of Associated Student Body (ASB) program activities by advising staff of legal and accounting requirements. Act as a resource person for District staff in the proper use of Associated Student Body (ASB) funds and account codes. Provide training and technical assistance to building level financial secretaries in processing accounting functions for all funds. Review and check completed timesheets for appropriate approvals, accuracy, and compliance with procedures, policies, union agreements and the Fair Labor Standard Acts as mandated by state and federal regulations. Make general ledger adjustments to expenditure account codes, and enter other fiscal transactions and payroll accounting adjustments as required. Assist in the audit of accounting records, including cash receipts, ticket sales, fund raising, Trust Fund, accounts payable vouchers, and revolving account reimbursement documentation. Process and record all food service related refunds , NSF payments and perform adjustments as appropriate. Act as the liaison for the District’s procurement card program, including review of monthly card holder statements and supporting documentation for compliance with District policies and procedures. Assist in the reconciliation and preparation of monthly financial statements. Assist in the fiscal year end closing, including expenditure and revenue accruals, journal entries, revenue carry-overs, balance sheet account reconciliations, and preparation of annual financial statements. Assisting the Director of Business Services in the preparation of the District budget, including grant/program budgets, and S-275 state reporting as required. Cooperates with the auditors and provides information as requested. Maintains a cooperative relationship and open communication with those holding similar positions in other districts in the region and state.   Support office staff as needed in answering and directing incoming phone calls and visitors to the District Office, making referrals as necessary, receiving and distributing U.S., intra-district and E.S.D. Courier mail.  Notify appropriate authority immediately in the event of any incident occurring on school premises. Perform such other accounting and payroll duties consistent with professional competence as may be assigned.