Director – Accounting, Director – Financial Services
4 Year Degree
TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Provide direction for the budget, accounting, and payroll functions of the district. 2. Develop projections of income and expenditures for all district funds. 3. Compile data necessary for the preparation of the budget, including reports for Board presentations. 4. Provide support for the development of the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). 5. Administer the cash management program, including short-term investments. 6. Direct the District’s internal and external audit processes. 7. Review financial reports required by county, state and federal regulations before submission to agencies; interface with the county treasurer on related fund matters. 8. Prepare, review, and administer contracts for commercial, professional and interagency agreements. 9. Consult with staff and site principals on LCAP grant proposals and other categorical funding matters. 10. Establish procedures for property management, equipment inventories and records retention. 11. Evaluate and recommend the amount of reserves to be maintained in insurance funds based industry standard and district experience. 12. Recommend changes in the organization systems, work flow and operating procedures of the Division. 13. Maintain appropriate records and reports related to district leases, notes, obligation, deposits, and investments. 14. Perform other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: ABILITY TO: 1. Plan and develop the district’s annual budget interim reports, LCAP, and other required financial reports. 2. Plan, direct, and coordinate a variety of technical accounting and fiscal reporting procedures. 3. Prepare and/or present clear and concise reports. 4. Supervise the activities of others engaged in various school business activities. 5. Interpret provisions of laws, rules, district policy and other business matters to staff, other agencies and the public. 6. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with multiple groups. 7. Maintain the district's general financial integrity by implementing sound fiscal plans, internal controls, audit activities, and data management.
KNOWLEDGE OF: 1. Theory and practice of modern school business fiscal affairs (including computerization) 2. Accounting, finance, auditing, contracts, insurance, and other related business functions in a school district.