Job Description


CATEGORY: Classified

TITLE: Account Specialist Senior


Implement and maintain for the District an accurate and efficient computerized accounting system to
ensure compliance with State and Federal mandates as related to district and student transportation.


1. Education and/or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED
2. Three (3) years of bookkeeping or accounting experience preferably in a school environment
3. State of Arizona Identity Verified (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card
4. Valid Arizona Driver’s License

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by
incumbents of this class.)


- Process misconduct forms, which may include, watching video/confirming misconduct, contacting
parents, school administration and recording data into Synergy.
- Perform relief for other department positions, e.g. dispatch, driver and assistant duties.
- Develop and conduct training for transportation staff related to student management.
- Meet with drivers and assistants on issues related to student behavior.
- Serve as an advisor to the Director, the Supervisor and all district administration on matters
related to student transportation.
- Responsible for AHCCCS-eligible client record keeping and reporting.
- Screen phone calls, respond to parent complaints, bus stop complaints, or general questions, and
direct them to appropriate person when necessary.
- Perform general office duties such as copy, create and maintain department calendars, and input
employee data.
- Perform other duties as assigned.


- Knowledge of Federal, State and District accounting and reporting requirements for assigned
- Knowledge of accounting methods practices and procedures
- Knowledge of record keeping/file maintenance practices and procedures
- Knowledge of customer service/public relations practices and procedures
- Skill prioritizing, scheduling, assigning and reviewing work
- Skill solving problems independently
- Skill utilizing automated systems to maintain databases and generate reports
- Skill accurately inputting and retrieving information from computer databases
- Skill utilizing effective verbal and written communication in the preparation of reports and records
- Skill implementing policies and procedures related to area of assignment
- Skill utilizing customer service techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints - Skill establishing and maintain effective working relationships
- Skill in, but not limited to:
o Email
o Word Processing
o Spreadsheets
o Databases
o Presentation Software
o Accounting and basic math
o Use of standard office equipment


General Office environment
May need to drive to other sites to complete work assignments


Position may require climbing, stooping, standing, walking, keyboarding, talking, listening, eyestrain and
repetitive motions
May be required to travel to in and out-of-district sites
May require lifting and carrying materials and supplies weighing up to 20 pounds

WORK YEAR: 12 months

DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: Transportation & Safety


REPORTS TO: Director or Supervisor of Transportation & Safety

EVALUATION: Classified Personnel Evaluation


PREPARED: January 2004

REVISED: November 2021

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