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Accounting Assistant - Budget Services

Greenville County Schools - Greenville, SC , USA

Job Description:


Job Title: Accounting Assistant - Budget Services


  1. Preferred two years of college with concentration in governmental accounting or business related field or related experience; must have high school diploma

  2. Excellent organizational and clerical skills with attention to detail

  3. Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing

  4. Must be self-motivated, responsible and dependable, work well under pressure and within tight


  5. Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and financial software (Lawson

    knowledge preferred)

Reports To:

Director of Budget Services



Performance Responsibilities:

  1. Learn account codes as defined by the State Department of Education’s Financial Accounting Handbook in order to verify that district expenditures are coded correctly

  2. Validate Travel Reimbursements for all out-of-county travel which includes verifying accounts, backup documentation and administrative approval

  3. Verify accounts for employees who travel between schools

  4. Approve on-line requisitions which includes verifying accounts

  5. Approve all warehouse requisitions entered by the schools

  6. Verify accounts for all Check Requests

  7. Verify accounts for Procurement Card purchase orders

  8. Approve Change Orders and send to Procurement

  9. Provide back up for other support personnel

  10. Assist schools and departments with Lawson system issues and account code questions (including

    Procurement Card) and provide training as required

  11. Prepare journal entries as needed

  12. Assist Budget Analysts and other departments with priority tasks as time allows

13. Performs other duties as assigned.

Terms of Employment:

Twelve month Support Annual Salary Schedule Group G


Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Greenville County School Board of Trustees’ Policy.

Email resume to: Stephanie Thomas

Contact Information

Stephanie Thomas, CGFO
Phone: 864-355-1166
Fax: NA



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