Director – Accounting, Director – Financial Services
4 Year Degree
Under general direction, develop, control and analyze categorical and District-wide budget development, compile various reports for district management and county, state and federal government agencies; supervise assigned personnel.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (may include, but not limited to the following)
Train and supervise the performance of assigned staff; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions.
Monitor and adjust workflow and assignments to meet established time lines.
Perform complex technical calculations needed to project categorical program and fund income and expenditures; assist in preparing the annual budget.
Forecast state and federal categorical revenues and expenditures.
Perform quarterly statistical analyses and comparisons of categorical program expenditures in relation to the approved budget.
Work closely and cooperatively with categorical program managers and site administrators to help prevent over-expenditures and advise if budget revision or reduction in expenditures is necessary.
Receive, analyze and prepare budget revisions for submission to the Board of Trustees.
Oversee and ensure compliance of Federal Time Accountability.
Assist with the budget sections of the Consolidation Application.
Work with Human Resources, Payroll, Technology Services, outside agencies and consultants to maintain and improve the Financial and Position Control System.
Approve warehouse, purchase and travel requisitions after analysis to determine availability of budgeted funds, propriety/appropriateness of the requested expenditure, approval by the responsible manager and correctness of the coding.
Prepare department procedure manuals and handbooks.
Compile financial and statistical data; prepare related reports for submission to management, the Board and County, State and Federal governments and other funding agencies.
Develop automated models used in the preparation of various financial reports, projections and analyses.
Design and present in-service programs to District employees regarding categorical budgeting activities.
Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and proof of insurance are required.
Personal transportation for job-related travel.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position will primarily include an indoor, office environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee must be able to:
Lift, carry, push and/or pull items with a strength factor of light work.
Hear and speak to exchange information in person or on the telephone.
See to read a variety of materials.
Work with a video display terminal for prolonged periods.
Possess dexterity of hands and fingers to operate equipment.
Stand and walk.
Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch.
Sit or stand for extended periods of time.
Climb a step stool or ladder and reach above the shoulders.
Technical aspects of accounting, budgeting and auditing.
Applicable laws, rules, guidelines and regulations related to assigned areas.
Federally-accepted categorical and general funding guidelines and requirements.
District policies and procedures related to fiscal services.
Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and courtesy.
Financial and statistical record-keeping techniques.
Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
Budget administration, preparation and control.
Financial analysis and projection techniques.
California School Accounting rules and procedures.
Modern office practices, procedures and equipment; including computers and applicable software (ex: spreadsheet and specialized financial software systems).
Perform complex technical work involving categorical program budget control and analysis, program and District-wide budget development and reporting.
Provide staff with budget explanations, guidelines and training.
Develop guidelines and procedures to assure proper accounting practices.
Maintain compliance with Board policies and procedures, State and Federal laws, guidelines and requirements.
Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Prepare comprehensive financial records, reports and statements.
Learn, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies, procedures and governmental laws and guidelines.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Work independently with little direction.
Plan and organize work.
Three (3) years increasingly responsible experience in the administration of school budgets or accounting is required.
Twin Rivers Unified School District is the 29th largest school district in California by enrollment, according to the California Department of Education. We serve approximately 28,000 students who come from families that speak 46 languages.
We are proud to include among our nearly 2,900 employees, the 2011 California Teacher of the Year, and the 2010 California Classified School Employee of the Year.
Our district includes four comprehensive high schools, five middle schools and 28 elementary schools. Twin Rivers also offers families the option of two alternative high schools, two special education centers, an independent learning center, a community day school, an opportunity school, preschools, three dependent charter schools and Twin Rivers Adult School.
Twin Rivers encompasses 120 square miles in a growing, ethnically diverse region characterized by a mix of suburban development and light industry. Our families live in the neighborhoods of North and South Natomas, Robla, Dos Rios, Gardenland, Northgate, Foothill Farms, Elverta, Rio Linda, North Highlands, Arden Fair, Woodlake, North Sacramento, Del Paso Heights and McClellan Park.