School Bookkeeper Resume Samples

A School Bookkeeper plays a crucial role in managing the financial records and transactions of a school. Duties related to the post are mentioned on the School Bookkeeper Resume as – collaborating with school administrators to ensure financial compliance, preparing financial reports, maintaining accurate and organized financial records, and handling the reporting tasks. The job description entails contributing to the fiscal responsibility of the school, ensuring that financial resources are allocated and that it supports educational programs and initiatives.

Strong attention to detail, proficiency in accounting software, and a solid understanding of financial regulations are essential for success in this role. Other key skills include the following – numerical proficiency, accuracy in financial record-keeping, the ability to analyze and report financial data to support decision-making, and familiarity with school finance regulations. Typically, candidates for School Bookkeeper positions have a background in accounting or finance and hold an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.

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School Bookkeeper Resume

Objective : As a School Bookkeeper, responsible for working under the school principal's direction, performs various accounting and administrative functions to assemble, prepare, process, and maintain school financial records.

Skills : Proficiency in accounting software, Knowledge of bookkeeping principles and practices

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Description :

  1. Performed basic bookkeeping duties requiring experience and judgment to ensure successful operation within the school's budget constraints.
  2. Verified consistency and mathematical accuracy of bookkeeping documents.
  3. Reported payroll, cash receipts, and deposits by county policy and procedures, as outlined in the bookkeeping and payroll manuals.
  4. Provided general secretarial and clerical support and performed a variety of secretarial duties, such as composing and typing routine letters, memos, and reports.
  5. Collected and recorded data as necessary and maintains appropriate files and records.
  6. Answered and screened telephone calls and took messages.
  7. Prepared and distributed correspondence, forms, documents, and reports as appropriate.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
GED


Assistant School Bookkeeper Resume

Objective : As an Assistant School Bookkeeper, responsible for utilizing of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the organization's services.

Skills : Attention to detail, Ability to maintain confidentiality of financial information

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Description :

  1. Maintained all financial records of cash disbursements.
  2. Received, counted, recorded, and deposited all money collected.
  3. Performed a monthly balance routine on the cash journal and each fund statement.
  4. Submitted monthly financial statements and reports to the District Office.
  5. Maintained data, statistics, and other information, and prepared reports as required.
  6. Assisted in maintaining efficient office operations by providing clerical relief whenever and wherever needed.
  7. Interacted effectively with the public, staff members, students, teachers, parents, and administrators, using tact and good judgment.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Fresher
Education
Education
GED


Associate School Bookkeeper Resume

Objective : As a Associate School Bookkeeper, responsible for processing invoices for goods and services received by the school. Verifying the accuracy of invoices and ensuring appropriate approval before payment.

Skills : Organizational, Time Management

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Description :

  1. Prepared and issued payments to vendors promptly. Reconciled accounts payable transactions and resolved discrepancies as needed.
  2. Generated invoices for tuition, fees, and other charges owed by students and parents.
  3. Monitored accounts receivable aging and followed up on overdue payments.
  4. Recorded payments received and applied them to the appropriate accounts.
  5. Prepared and distributed monthly statements to families with outstanding balances.
  6. Processed payroll for school employees, including salary calculations, deductions, and withholdings.
  7. Ensured accurate and timely payment of wages to staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Senior School Bookkeeper Resume

Summary : As a Senior School Bookkeeper, responsible for maintaining payroll records and employee information, including time off accruals and tax withholdings.

Skills : Communication, Interpersonal skills

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Description :

  1. Maintained accurate and up-to-date financial records using accounting software and spreadsheets.
  2. Reconciled bank and credit card statements to ensure the accuracy of transactions.
  3. Assisted in the preparation of financial reports and budgets as needed.
  4. Supported external auditors during annual audits by providing requested documentation and information.
  5. Ensured compliance with all applicable laws and regulations governing financial transactions and payroll administration.
  6. Prepared and submitted required reports to regulatory agencies, including tax filings and enrollment reports.
  7. Kept up to date and informed about changes in accounting standards and regulations that may impact school operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED

School Bookkeeper Resume

Headline : As a School Bookkeeper, responsible for collecting all monies and receipts daily, and making daily deposits at the designated bank.

Skills : Basic understanding of financial regulations and compliance, Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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Description :

  1. Prepared monthly bank reconciliation reports and shared it with the accounts team.
  2. Managed school and instructional funds and provided reports to staff members who managed these funds.
  3. Reviewed school board reports on allocations and followed specified guidelines for the management of these allocations.
  4. Assisted in the general management of the office, including answering the phone, serving as receptionist, and performing clerical duties.
  5. Performed general bookkeeping and maintained campus financial records, including campus activity fund.
  6. Maintained complete and systematic records of campus financial transactions according to established procedures and generally accepted accounting principles.
  7. Processed and accounted for all money generated and distributed in school-sponsored activities, including receipt of cash and preparing and making cash deposits.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

School Bookkeeper Resume

Summary : As a School Bookkeeper, responsible for preparing gate boxes for all athletic events and processing direct pay for officials.

Skills : Basic math skills for financial calculations, Problem-solving skills

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Description :

  1. Maintained inventory of campus fixed assets, equipment, and supplies.
  2. Prepared monthly and other periodic campus financial reports.
  3. Assisted with campus budget preparation and maintained physical and computerized files and records.
  4. Maintained all financial records and accounts in an auditable condition.
  5. Prepared all accounting reports for the campus principal, business office, and club sponsors.
  6. Prepared all checks, requested authorization, and paid bills.
  7. Processed all budget requests and assisted the principal in the maintenance of budget accounts.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

School Bookkeeper Resume

Summary : As a School Bookkeeper, rectifying any discrepancies in budget read-outs and high school records.

Skills : Critical thinking, Numeracy, Reconciling

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Description :

  1. Received and verified deposits to all student activity accounts. 
  2. Processed supply orders for the campus through central supply or outside vendors.
  3. Processed all campus expenditures, posted to appropriate funds, secured approval, completed paperwork in an appropriate budget folder, verified receipt of merchandise, forwarded paperwork for payment, and reconciled accounts monthly.
  4. Ensured the accuracy of invoices for office materials and supplies with purchase orders.
  5. Verified the accuracy of all deposits upon receipt in the finance office.
  6. Provided change for selected school activities and collected and maintained records of student fines and fees.
  7. Maintained textbook financial receipts in auditable condition for use by the textbook custodian for annual reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
GED

School Bookkeeper Resume

Objective : As a School Bookkeeper, responsible for performing sales tax collection and reporting. Maintain confidentiality of information.

Skills : Data entry, Integrity and Transparency

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Description :

  1. Performed other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the principal.
  2. Analyzed expenditures against budget (like textbooks, and library expenditures,) to determine the feasibility of service within budget parameters, making recommendations and/or maximizing the use of funds.
  3. Collected funds from student events to ensure the accuracy and timely completion of transactions.
  4. Directed student workers to guide and monitor their activities.
  5. Implemented reporting procedures and chart of account structure to maintain accurate records and ensure compliance with established accounting procedures.
  6. Informed personnel and/or vendors regarding required documentation and/or procedures to convey information necessary to complete transactions.
  7. Maintained a variety of fiscal information, files, and records to provide an up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

School Bookkeeper Resume

Objective : As a School Bookkeeper, responsible for maintaining inventory including ordering sale items to provide supporting documentation as required by district, state, and federal requirements.

Skills : Integrity, Journal entries, Accounts payable

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Description :

  1. Monitored account balances and related financial activity to ensure that allocations are accurate, related revenues are generated, expenses are within budget limits, and/or fiscal practices are followed.
  2. Prepared a variety of financial reports to document activities, providing written references, and/or conveying information.
  3. Prepared cash boxes and deposits from school activities to provide for the security of funds under established policies.
  4. Presented a variety of information regarding financial practices to faculty and student government representatives to ensure their activities as performed by established District financial policies and procedures and/or generally accepted accounting guidelines.
  5. Presented information on administrative procedures, services, and regulations, for training and orienting other personnel and/or disseminating information to appropriate parties.
  6. Processed a variety of fiscal information to update information and/or authorize final action in compliance with accounting requirements.
  7. Reconciled account balances to maintain accurate account balances and comply with related policies, practices, and/or regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
GED

School Bookkeeper Resume

Headline : As a School Bookkeeper, responsible for researching a variety of information to develop information that enhances print shop operations and/or addresses a variety of administrative requirements including pricing and budgeting.

Skills : Customer service, Deposits

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Description :

  1. Researched discrepancies in financial information and/or documentation to ensure accuracy and adhere to procedures before processing for action.
  2. Responded to inquiries to provide information and/or direction in response to requests.
  3. Transported collected funds to provide for the security of funds and have the proper funds available for site requirements.
  4. Assisted other personnel to support them in the completion of their work activities.
  5. Operated standard office equipment, performed standard bookkeeping; prepared and maintained accurate records; and used pertinent software applications.
  6. Worked with detailed information/data, working under minimal supervision; and performing as part of a team.
  7. Worked under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others, and supervising the use of funds.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
GED