Business Manager - Other, Business Manager – Accounting
4 Year Degree
DUBLIN UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
ACCOUNTING MANAGER – Business Services
Under general supervision, performs professional level accounting and financial work, utilizing networked computer systems; provides a basis for sound operational and financial planning through financial review and analysis, monitoring, reconciliation, and maintenance of district expenditures and funds; assists in the organization, development, and compilation of a variety of materials for use in the District budget preparation process; assists in the preparation of fiscal reports; responsible for inventory tracking and procurement; and performs other budgetary, accounting, audit, and other related duties assigned by the Director of Fiscal Services
Assists in the organization, preparation, maintenance, and monitoring of budget and expenditure control process.
Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and reports including, but not limited to, categorical programs, construction/bond programs, child nutrition reports and tax reports.
Supervise general accounting, accounts receivable, payable, and payroll.
Closely monitor departmental and district-wide accounting and financial reporting practices to ensure compliance with standards, appropriate internal controls, as well as Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards (GASB), federal and state rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Organizes, coordinates and manage purchasing operations and activities, including purchasing of supplies, inventory, warehouse, books, food and equipment and arranging, negotiating, drafting and executing consultant services agreements.
Facilitates and prepares bid documents, lease, contract documents and requests for proposals and quotations for qualifications process. Work with administrators, staff and outside vendors, consultants or other entities as needed to obtain specifications. Supervise and assist in evaluation and review of documents.
Negotiates contracts and leases for supplies and equipment.
Supervises and assist Purchasing staff with coordinating bid opening and analysis of bids, providing contractor and vendor award recommendations to the Director of Fiscal Services and other administrators as requested; oversee the preparation of issuance of standard or specialized purchasing specifications and related bid publicity; review and authorize comparative pricing and quotations.
Oversees and participates in development and maintenance of vendor information; review for pricing, quality and timeliness of vendor services.
Assists in developing and preparing the annual budget; analyze the review budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations.
Provides technical expertise, information and assistance to the Director of Fiscal Services regarding assigned functions; advise the Director of Fiscal Services of unusual trends or problems and recommend appropriate corrective action; participate in developing policies, procedures and long and short term programs to assure an economical, safe and efficient work environment.
Directs and participates in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical records. Review and file reports developed and prepared by staff; analyze data and submit report for Board of Trustees approval as directed.
Performs reasonably related job functions as may be required for the purpose of supporting other personnel in the completion of their work activities.
Leadership and management principles, practices and procedures
Federal, state, local, and Board of Education laws, policies, regulations and procedures relating to assigned areas
Standardized Account Code Structure (S.A.C.S.)
California Contract Code; contractual and purchasing elements of California Education Code
Principles, practices and techniques of governmental and school accounting and office methods
Techniques of training and supervision
Purchasing and inventory management
Computer software, hardware, and related technology
Provide leadership, direction and accountability for assigned programs
Apply principles and methods of public and business administration and management
Interpret laws, rules and regulations affecting school district operations
Apply principles and practices of school contracting and purchasing
Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures as it pertains to assigned programs
Problem solving with data to analyze issues and create action plans
Principles of effective personnel and financial management
Supervise and evaluate the performance of all assigned staff
Establish and maintain effective communications and working relationships among diverse groups of students, parents, District staff, and the community
Build consensus, resolve conflicts and willingness to have difficult conversations
Skillfully navigate existing political structure and systems
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and10% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.
By the Director of Fiscal Services
Placement is on the appropriate range and column on the Leadership salary schedule, based on education and experience with additional annual stipend for masters and/or doctoral degrees. The work year is 220 days.
Five years of accounting experience, preferably in an educational agency fiscal department, involving general ledgers, purchasing, special funds, payroll, budget control, and or government reports. Public school experience and some supervisory responsibility are desirable. Some experience in the application of data processing to accounting transactions is desirable. Experience with financial software and Standardized Account Code Structure (S.A.C.S.) database is highly preferred.
Certificates and Licenses
Valid California Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurance in accordance with California Law
Dublin Unified School District is one of the fastest growing, highest performing districts in California, currently serving approximately 11,000 students and projections indicate thousands more will arrive during these next few years. The District’s commitment to innovative learning environments, investment in professional development, emphasis on fostering a collaborative culture, and a highly competitive compensation structure combine to make Dublin Unified a professional and positive working environment created for the purpose of serving students.
Dublin is conveniently located at the interchange of 580 and 680 in the scenic Tri-Valley, strategically situated between two world-class business parks, Bishop Ranch and Hacienda. The area is an ideal place to live, learn, work, and play; where one can enjoy an abundance of amenities such as performing arts centers, expansive parks, and renowned cultural centers in nearby San Francisco and San Jose. Employment opportunities in the Bay Area, with Silicone Valley leading the way, has been responsible for much of the city’s growth, and the quality of the our schools are cited as the primary factor that residents chose to make Dubl...in their home.
The community has been and continues to be generous in their support of schools, approving a parcel tax and multiple bond measures, including a $283 million bond in 2016. As a result, the District has been able to provide state-of-the-art facilities for students and staff, a trend that is expected to continue into the future to ensure that all students receive a quality learning experience.