Under the direction of the Director III-Internal Business Services, manage, coordinate, maintain, review and analyze accounting records for the County School Service Fund, Child Development Fund, County Schools Facilities Fund, Debt Service Fund and Self Insurance Fund; provide internal financial controls; maintain accounting, general ledger, financial statements, and distribution records; supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.
Manage, coordinate, maintain, review and analyze accounting records for the County School Service Fund, Child Development Fund, County Schools Facilities Fund, Debt Service Fund and Self Insurance Fund; provide internal financial controls; implement state school cost accounting practices.
Coordinate and supervise the maintenance and control of accounting functions, including grant fiscal services, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, financial statements and distribution and chart of accounts;
Establish and monitor financial controls and provide for appropriate auditing for accounts payable and payroll warrants; assure proper and timely revenue and expense recognition; project cash flow and resolve cash shortages; reconcile tax revenue, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and fund balances from prior year; prepare opening and closing journal entries; coordinate and assures an independent audit of financial records and provides appropriate contracts for compliance portion of audit; reconcile revolving cash account and petty cash accounts; monitor budgets for proper expense classification and authorization.
Respond to inquiries from districts relating to new funding, auditing, GASB pronouncements, fiscal compliance and reporting requirements and related accounting functions; provide in-service training to internal and external accounting staff on financial matters, contracts, and financial administration; assist program managers with financial matters and review contracts; provide districts with source documents for daily transactions; assist districts with cash flow analysis and year-end processes; serve as liaison with regulatory agencies and provide financial assistance to program personnel as necessary.
Conduct internal control and business studies or reviews; respond to State and federal audit requirements; prepare state and federal reports to contractors regarding California Sales and Use Tax; design and evaluate effectiveness of existing financial operations and systems for the County Office of Education and school districts; review and apply computer software packages to meet departmental needs.
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Any combination equivalent to: Education: Master's degree in accounting or a related field and Experience: Four years of professional accounting experience performing varied financial analysis, record-keeping and report preparation duties.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Valid California driver's license
The following application materials are required:
Completed Governmentjobs.com Online Application
Internal Number: 1819-5-1-215012
About Santa Clara County Office of Education
The Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) is a champion of public education, serving as an exemplary regional resource to students, parents, school districts, community agencies and businesses. Working collaboratively with school and community partners, the SCCOE is a regional service agency that provides instructional, business, and technology services to the 31 school districts of Santa Clara County. The SCCOE directly serves students through special education programs, alternative schools, Head Start and State Preschool programs, migrant education, and Opportunity Youth Academy. The SCCOE also provides academic and fiscal oversight and monitoring to districts in addition to the 23 Santa Clara County Board of Education authorized charter schools.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT:
The Santa Clara County Office of Education is committed to serving, inspiring, and promoting student and public school success.
Improve student equity and access to high quality education
Provide quality support to districts, schools, students, and communities
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