DEPUTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TREASURER 0296
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class assists the School District Treasurer in maintaining an accurate record of finances of a School District. The Deputy acts for and in place of the School District Treasurer. The incumbent assists in performing the financial and bookkeeping duties for the School Board and has responsibility for the receipt, disbursement and recording of all monies belonging to the district. Work is performed under the supervision of the School District Treasurer and the School Board and is reviewed through periodic reports and verification of financial records and statements. Accounting records may also be subject to audit by an outside auditing agency. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Assists in receiving monies from the County Treasurer all public monies apportioned to the district;
Assists in preparing periodic and annual district financial reports;
Assists in the disbursement funds upon order of the School Board to pay district salaries, expenses and financial obligations;
Signs checks in lieu of or in the absence of the School District Treasurer;
Operates adding, calculating and other standard office machines.
FULL PERFORMANCE, KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of bookkeeping principles and practices including the setting up and balancing of subsidiary and general ledger accounts; working knowledge of the methods used in preparing financial and statistical reports; working knowledge of standard office methods and practices, ability to make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately; ability to apply bookkeeping principles to the setting up and maintenance of fiscal and accounting records; ability to learn the laws, regulations and procedures as they relate to school district finances; ability to follow oral and written instructions; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and two (2) years of experience in maintaining financial accounts and records.
NOTE: Additional education beyond high school from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to two (2) years.