Published On: January 4, 2023Categories: Jobs

Job Details:

Job Title: Accountant

Organization/School: Lehigh Career & Technical Institute

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description: Position Title: Accountant
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
2. Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in governmental accounting, preferably in a public education setting
3. Proficiency in software applications (Microsoft Professional Office) and data systems management required
4. Strong analytical and mathematical aptitude
5. Displays high standards, sound judgment, accuracy and attentive to details
Reports To/Supervised By: Business Administrator
1. Perform the financial accounting and reporting for the school
2. Maintain a financial reporting system to allow for the analysis of funds used, funds provided, profit and expense distribution for the financial operation of the school
3. Set up the accounting calendar for the fiscal year
4. Analyze cash flow and prepare financial statements for all funds on a monthly basis
5. Ensure that all general journal, adjusting, accrual entries, and budget amendments are promptly entered and all budget codes are correct and accurate
6. Perform internal audit activity when requested by Business Administrator, Executive Director or Joint Operating Committee
7. Work with Payroll, Purchasing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and the Distribution Center to coordinate related tasks
8. Monitor the day-to-day activities of the Business Office
9. Assist Business Administrator with the budgeting process as required
10. Monitor and account for all State and Federal Grants
11. Prepare accurate financial reports for all school funds, federal programs, state programs, and other projects approved by the Joint Operating Committee
12. Account for the receipt and expenditures of all school funds by maintaining general and subsidiary ledgers on an encumbrance basis with continuous internal auditing
13. Prepare school financial records for annual audits and special audits
14. Maintain a valid chart of accounts
15. Monitor and verify the wage and tax statements to employees and vendors
16. Manage school’s banking relationships, investment of school funds according to board policy, and bank account reconciliations
17. Administer school revenues via preparation of Member District billings and Excess Revenue calculations
18. Provide sound fiscal management and support services
19. Remit all debt service payments and monitor Trustee statements
20. Recommend internal changes in policy and procedures in order to remain compliant with regulations and best practices
21. Provide assistance to Adult Education’s Title IV funding program
22. Account for all Flexible Spending Account activity
23. Perform all accounting functions in accordance with all federal, state, GAAP, and
GASB principals
24. Monitor the Fixed Asset Inventory System
Secondary/Related Responsibilities:
1. Maintain filing of all paperwork and reports pertinent to position
2. Assist Warehouse and Cafeteria operations in maintaining complete and accurate inventories
3. Perform other duties as assigned
Physical Requirements of Job:
Not At All
1 – 33%
34 – 66%
67 – 100%
Up to 10 lbs: Occasionally
11 to 20 lbs: Not At All
Beyond 20 lbs: Not At All
Bend/Stoop: Occasionally
Climb: Occasionally
Kneel: Occasionally
Push: Occasionally
Pull: Occasionally
Twisting: Occasionally
Standing: Occasionally
Sitting: Frequently
Walking: Frequently
Terms of Employment:
Length of Work Year: Twelve (12) months
Performance will be evaluated by the Business Administrator.
The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. It is the responsibility of the employee to inform the LCTI of any and all reasonable accommodations that will be required.
LCTI is an equal opportunity employment, educational, and service organization.


Start Date: 2/20/2023

Application Deadline: 01/20/2023

Application URL:

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Stacey Day
Lehigh Career & Technical Institute

4500 Education Park Drive

Schnecksville, PA 18078

(610) 799-1385

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