READING PUBLIC SCHOOLS

READING, MASSACHUSETTS

 

Position Title:            Accounting Assistant

Reports to:                 Chief Financial Officer

FLSA Classification:   Non-Exempt

Approved by:            John F. Doherty, Ed. D.                                 

Revision Date:           September 2019

 

SUMMARY:  Reading Public Schools is in search of an 80 hour biweekly Accounting Assistant. This is a 12 month position. The Accounting Assistant provides administrative, financial, and operation support to the Chief Financial Officer. This is a benefits eligible position.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES: The essential functions or duties listed below are illustrations of the type of work that is performed and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for by this position. Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Exercises no supervision.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. The Superintendent may waive or modify the qualification requirements.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABLITIES:

 

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE:

 

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: None required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The employee must also often remain in a stationary position for considerable periods of time. The employee may be required to occasionally traverse throughout the school building. The employee must frequently use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and use hand strength to grasp tools. Frequently operates a computer and other office productivity machinery (i.e., a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer). The employee must be able to input information into a computer and as well as read material from a computer monitor as well as handwritten or printed matter with or without visual aids. The employee must be able to communicate effectively with students, staff members, and the general public in person and on the telephone.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in this environment is quiet to loud depending upon the activity in the particular part of the day and location. The employee interacts with parents, staff members, and the general public.

 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.