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Mineral County Schools 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726            Phone: 304-788-4200            Fax: 304-788-4204

Professional Accountant - Accounts Payable

Professional Accountant - Accounts Payable





POSITION:                                  PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT (Accounts Payable)


IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:      Treasurer/Chief School Business Official




EMPLOYMENT TERM:              261 Days


SALARY:                                    Pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-2, in accordance with Mineral County Teacher Salary Schedule, commensurate with experience and education level.


EVALUATION:                          Performance in this position will be evaluated by the building principal/immediate supervisor and in accordance with WV State Code §18A-2-12, WV State Board Policy 5310 and Mineral County Board of Education Evaluation Policy. 


JOB SUMMARY:                       Provide financial/accounting services in the area of accounts payable.



  • Acts as general accountant and preserves all paid invoices, vouchers, and contracts relating to the financial operation of Mineral County Schools;
  • Disburses accounts payable funds on behalf of the school system;
  • Maintains an encumbrance accounting system for accounts payable;
  • Prints all county purchase orders daily;
  • Assists employees with proper purchase order procedure and entry;
  • Prepares accounts payable (with assistance from other staff). Verify accuracy of invoices, travel reimbursements, amounts, and accounts;
  • Processes accounts payable (with assistance from other staff), on a schedule determined by the Chief School Business Official;
  • Records accounts payable information in the Monthly Expense Summary report immediately after each check processing;
  • Monitors expenditures made by others; report any unusual expenses to the treasurer;
  • Maintains all accounts payable records, including invoices, vouchers, purchase orders, account postings, and vendor lists;
  • Receipts all revenue and income in the form of checks, cash, coins, wires, etc. into the WVEIS Receipting System;
  • Maintains the Treasurer’s Receipt Log;
  • Maintains Out-of-County Travel Log;
  • Maintains files for all grants received by Mineral County Schools;
  • Maintains all Financial Files for the CSBO/Treasurer;
  • Maintains all correspondence files for the CSBO/Treasurer;
  • Maintains the New Fixed Asset Log;
  • Maintains the School/Support Group Fundraiser Log;
  • Assists external auditors in the completion of their tasks;
  • Maintains (with assistance from other staff), the school secretary/accountant notebook;
  • Adheres to Employee Code of Conduct as outlined in Mineral County School’s Policy 3210; and
  • Performs other duties deemed appropriate and assigned by the Superintendent and/or immediate supervisor(s).


  • Bachelors Degree in business, accounting, or related area required;
  • Three to five years’ experience in accounting; and
  • Criminal background check conducted pursuant to WV Code §18-5-15c and/or §18A-3-10, as appropriate

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.


The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed drugs while in the workplace. Alcohol and controlled substance which affects employee productivity, safety or judgment in the workplace will not be tolerated.



The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach, stand, walk, lift, grasp, write, talk, hear, see, use technology such as computers and multimedia equipment, and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move at least 10 pounds of materials. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff members.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Most commonly, the educational setting is indoors. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate (20-60 dB).



The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.


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MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS: 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV. 26726      |      Phone: 304-788-4200      |      Fax: 304-788-4204
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