Current Vacancies

NOTICE OF VACANCY

IN THE LAPEER COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING


DISTRICT INFORMATION:
Lapeer Community Schools, the largest academic institution in Lapeer County, has become one of the most innovative public school districts in the state.  It is home to the state’s first middle level year-round program, the state’s only AP Capstone Diploma Program and a College on Campus program that brings professors into the high school classroom.  In 2014, the District broke ground on a four-phase renovation of the athletic complex that will make it the premier facility in the Thumb Region.  The District’s nearly 6,000 students are served by five elementary schools, two state-of-the-art middle schools, a nationally-recognized high school and the new Center for Innovation – West Campus.  The newly-consolidated Lapeer High School is the largest high school in the Thumb Region and in the top 25 in Michigan.  Lapeer is one of the safest cities in Michigan, a generational community with pride in the past and hope for the future.  Lapeer is a great place to live and learn!

POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of Accounting manages the general accounting function of the District including accounts payable, general ledger maintenance, cash management tracking, state and federal reporting requirements, and budget and financial information and resources. The Director of Accounting will supervise employees, and manage procedures and activities related to District general accounting functions.  Must work well with superiors, subordinates, and with other District administrators and managers to provide necessary financial information and resources.  Prepare reports which outline the school district’s financial position with regard to income, disbursement, and expenses based on past, present, and future activities.  Prepare budgets and/or financial reports.  Develop plans and forecasts as to future economic and financial needs, growth, and development.  Advising management on desirable operational adjustments due to changes or anticipated changes in financial status.  Also responsible for arranging for the auditing of accounts and debt management.

QUALIFICATIONS:            

  • BA or BS in appropriate discipline required
  • CPA preferred
  • Minimum of three years successful related experience
  • Working knowledge of Michigan school finance/educational systems
  • Demonstrated experience in customer service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the District may find appropriate and acceptable

COMPENSATION: To be commensurate with education and experience of the qualifications of the candidate.  Salary and days worked are annual and will be prorated for the 2014-2015 school year.

START DATE: As soon as possible, as mutually determined

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 8, 2014

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APPLICATION PROCESS:      For more information and to apply, please visit our website at www.lapeerschools.org


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 NOTE:  Please click on "Application Process" above if interested in applying for any position other than athletic coach, substitute teacher, substitute paraprofessional, substitute secretary, or food service substitute.  Anyone interested in applying for a coaching vacancy should obtain an application from the respective school's Athletics Department office and return a completed application to that office.  Anyone interested in substituting as a teacher, paraprofessional, or secretary must do one of the following:
  1. Click here to apply at the PESG Educational Placement Services Site unless you are a Michigan public school retiree.
  2. If you are a Michigan public school retiree, apply at the Lapeer Community Schools Administration and Services Center, 250 Second Street, Lapeer between 7:30 AM and 3:30 PM.  If you retired from a Michigan public school district other than Lapeer Community Schools, you must complete a MMAPS Consortium application.  To complete an application, click on the "Employment Application" link at the bottom of the "Application Process" page.  If you retired from Lapeer Community Schools, no MMAPS Consortium application is necessary.

Anyone interested in substituting as a cook's helper during school lunchtime to assist head cooks must apply at the Administration and Services Center, Food Service Department, 250 Second Street, Lapeer between 7:30 AM and 3:30 PM.  Please contact Scott Smith at (810) 538-1649 with questions regarding substituting as a cook's helper.

 
The Lapeer Community Schools Board of Education does not discriminate in its employment decisions or in the provision of services against qualified individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, height, weight, marital status, genetic information or other protected status.