Senior Accountant - Central Office

Lewiston Public Schools, Lewiston, Maine

Date Posted May 02, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified


Job details

$63,096 - $74,607 a year

Full Job Description

To Apply:

  • Application
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Gaps in employment
  • 3 Letters of reference
  • Maine Certification/Fingerprints

Internal Candidates please provide a letter of interest and a resume.

Salary: $63,096 to $74,607 per year

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Business Manager the Senior Accountant is responsible for reconciling, researching and correcting reconciling errors of all benefits accounts, including health insurance, dental, vision, Maine State Retirement, 403(b) and 457 plans, life insurance, disability insurance and any other benefits offered.


  • Performs account reconciliations of all benefits.
  • Maintains all benefit liability accounts and drafts required journal entries to remedy reconciliation problems.
  • Responsible for general ledger maintenance for payroll and benefit accounts.
  • Maintains confidential files including all employee personnel and medical files.
  • Updates employee files to document personnel actions and to provide information for payroll and other use.
  • Compiles data from personnel records and prepares reports as assigned.
  • Assists with data for use in payroll processing.
  • Responds to inquiries from employees via all channels of communication and applies sound judgement to escalating an inquiry as indicated.
  • Fund accounting maintenance.
  • Assists the Business Manager with the annual auditing process.
  • Assists other members of the Department as needed.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Accounting and Human Resources experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of college level education and experience or as determined by the Lewiston School Committee. General ledger expertise required.

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