Senior Accountant, Accounting & Reporting assists in coordinating and performing responsible professional accounting functions in the maintenance of accounting and internal control systems for the accounting department using established procedures and policies, independently developing work methods and sequences. The position is responsible for providing instruction and leadership for staff, efficiently recording, summarizing and reporting the result of financial activities; and performing related tasks as assigned. The position reports to the Accounting and Reporting Manager.
Graduation from an Accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Management, Finance, Public Administration or related field or equivalent. Plus 5 years of related accounting experience OR a combination of equivalent education and/or paid, exempt level, directly relevant experience for a total of 9 years. Experience in a school district or local government setting is preferred.
Internal Number: 2019-16095
About Shelby County Schools
Shelby County Schools is one of the 25 largest school districts in the nation located in a large city with a hometown feel, Memphis, TN. Here in the Bluff City, we are dedicated to preparing all students for success in learning, leadership and life.
Our promise is that by 2025, 80% of our students will be college & career ready, 90% will graduate high school, and 100% of graduates will enroll in post-secondary education.
Our work is deeply rooted in the belief that every child is capable of learning and that education is the great equalizer. With 84% of all students considered economically disadvantaged, Shelby County Schools truly is a place where progressive leaders in education can make a difference in the lives of our country’s most underserved children.