Business Manager - Other, Business Manager – Financial Services
4 Year Degree
Under the supervision of the Assistant Superintendent of Business Services, the Director of Fiscal Services plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates financial operations and administrative services including, accounting operations, performance reporting, financial management, accounting controls, and audit support.
Participates in establishing, and implements annual departmental goals, objectives, and priorities. Directs, trains, and supervises the performance of accounting and payroll work sections, ensuring adequate levels of service to other departments.
Assures protection of assets by developing, coordinating, and overseeing administration of internal accounting policies, controls, and procedures for accounting operations that include but are not limited to revenues and reimbursements, expense budgets, accounts receivable, contracts and accounts payable, payroll, grants, and special funds.
Directs and prepares periodic reports that compare performance with plans, budgets, and standards. Interprets financial and statistical results. Provides sites and departments with periodic financial management information reports, highlighting variances from plan.
Forecasts short-range cash requirements and obligations, as a basis for maintaining adequate funds.
Prepares financial analyses of program and special fund costs, including long-range projections, overhead allocations, and value-added benefits to the District.
Participates in preparing the annual budget, including the calendar, instructions, and training of administrators. Prepares preliminary budget summaries. Implements systems for, and implements financial controls for budgets and District funds.
Executes cash disbursements for payment of expenditures of accounts payable, debt, and payroll in accordance with disbursement and accounting policies.
Conducts internal audits of County, District, and school accounts to ensure transactions and documentation comply with standards, policy, and regulations.
Directs fixed asset accounting. Maintains up-to-date accounting of fixed asset account balances. Oversees determination of depreciation rates. Monitors inventory levels, receives verification after physical inventories are completed, compares book versus actual inventory, and advises others on variances.
Manages and participates in the closing of financial records to prepare trial balance financial summary statements. Oversees preparation of accounting entries to close accounts, allocation of accounting adjustments, and consolidation to summaries.
Participates in financial oversight of independent entities under jurisdiction of the County Office of Education, such as charter schools.
Prepares periodic financial reports for government and other agencies, and the Board.
Supervises, trains, and reviews performance of assigned staff. Periodically reviews and suggests improvements to work procedures.
Attends Board and other official meetings and proceedings on the District’s behalf.
Any combination equivalent to: A Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, business administration, and 6 years of experience in accounting systems and operations, financial reporting, audit, including three years in a leadership capacity. A CPA certificate is desired and may substitute for some experience.
Additional Salary Information: Includes competitive health and welfare package and 17 days of paid vacation for the first 1-5 years. 22 days of paid vacation after 5 years.
About Del Norte County Unified School District
The Del Norte Unified School District is a single district/single county school system that serves Del Norte County, California. We serve just over 4000 students in 13 schools throughout the county.