District Bookkeeper

IDAHO ARTS CHARTER SCHOOL Southwest / Boise Accounting/Bookkeeping Not Applicable Part Time Apply no later than 10/4/2022Posted 8D ago

About this job

Idaho Arts Charter School
1220 5th St N, Nampa, ID 83687
Phone: 208-463-4324 Fax: 208-468-0572

The Executive Director invites qualified and interested candidates to apply for the position of: District Bookkeeper (Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable/Payroll)

About Us - Idaho Arts Charter School is an independent school district with two campuses located within two miles of each other. We serve over 1,200 students in grades K-12, with nearly 50% of our students qualifying for free/reduced lunch.

Our Mission and Purpose Statement - IACS will provide a community which emphasizes positive personal habits and attitudes, including a healthy lifestyle, integrity, empathy, and courtesy for others, respect for differences among people and cultures, and academic honesty.

Job Title: District Bookkeeper
Position Close Date: 10/4/2022
Location: Nampa, ID
Salary Range: $17.00 - $20.00/hr - Dependent on Experience
Work Contract: 24 hrs/week
Benefits: Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI)
Application Process: Submit an application, current resume, and letter of interest at https://www.idahoartscharter.org/our_school/employment

Position Summary
The district bookkeeper will prepare and process payroll, oversee accounts payable and accounts receivable, and assist with our annual audit. The district bookkeeper will manage the financial processing of employee benefits including insurance and retirement, reconciliation with payroll, and reporting.

Minimum Requirements
●Extensive experience as a bookkeeper/payroll clerk with a school district, or similar agency
●Ability to communicate effectively with all school personnel
●Valid Idaho driver’s license
●Required criminal history background check, physical, and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status
●Positive, kind, creative, communicative, selfless, humble, and wants to be part of making the lives of children, while at school, extraordinarily fantastic!

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Major responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:
●Preparing monthly payroll and benefits checks
●Processing all receivables and payables in a timely manner
●Producing monthly reports for the school board meetings
●Maintaining and overseeing all bank accounts including school credit cards, and reporting banking errors to CFO
●Managing cash, including collections and disbursements, fundraising and school trips

Skills and Qualifications
An ideal candidate for this role will demonstrate the following and/or have experience with:
●Punctual, dependable, and must have effective communication skills
●Good working knowledge of MS Office, Google Suite, Quicken and School Budget Software – preferably 2M
●Able to work in a team and produce quality output under tight deadlines
●Strong verbal and oral communication skills
●Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
●Attention to detail, prioritization skills and time management
●Quick learner with a positive attitude
●Database experience and strong expertise in financial concepts, practices, and procedures
●Commitment to the charter school movement and the mission and vision of the school

Experience required

Extensive experience as a bookkeeper/payroll clerk with a school district, or similar agency


$17.00 - $20.00/hr - Dependent on Experience

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

IDAHO ARTS CHARTER SCHOOL is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.