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Announcement - 19-08*AASD*Click here for job details*/00055603*/State-funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Accountant Paraprofessional
Post Date:March 4, 2019
Apply by:September 26, 2019
Job ID:
Location:Atlanta Area School for the Deaf 890 N. Indian Creek Drive Clarkston, GA 30021
Program/Unit:Division of State Schools
Description of Duties:Under general supervision and in accordance with established accounting procedures, guidelines and practices and agency policies and procedures, performs paraprofessional accounting and fiscal control functions, such as cash, accounts receivable, and related general accounting. Reviews, monitors, and inputs transactions, balances and reconciles accounting records, and prepares reports. This position will work closely with the school-level superintendent and report to the State Schools Finance and Operations Manager.


Applicants will be required to obtain an American Sign Language Proficiency Instrument (ASLPI) rating of 2 or above within three years from date of hire.
Minimum Qualifications:Associates degree in a business curriculum or related field from an accredited college of university OR High School diploma or GED AND two years of experience performing accounting and/or fiscal control functions.
Preferred Qualifications:Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint)
• Experience with PeopleSoft Financials Accounts Receivable/Cash
• Two or more years of experience with governmental accounting at the paraprofessional or professional level
• Experience preparing detailed accounting and budget reports
• Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) certification
Salary/Benefits: Pay grade G – Annual salary range $24,771.59 (minimum) to $43,350.29 (maximum). Hiring salary commensurate with current employment and relevant education/training and work experience. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants has been established.  Resumes/Applications will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered.  Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly.  Notification will only be sent to applicants selected for interviews.  Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information. 

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or other related conditions, national origin, religion, military or veteran status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information or age in its employment practices. 

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007. 

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420

Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007​​