Director – Accounting, Director – Financial Services
4 Year Degree
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Plans, organizes, and directs employees involved with fiscal activities of the district’s bond program and assures proper coordination between the bond management team and other departments of the district.
Develops, evaluates, and makes recommendations regarding the administrative policy governing the operation of all fiscal services related to receipt, investment, expenditure, and reporting of District funds.
Provides direction and supervision over the preparation and administration of the budget and ancillary financial reports relating to the financial activities of District operations.
Plans, organizes, and directs staff involved with fiscal activities and assures proper coordination with other departments of the District.
Keeps current on impending and actual changes in fiscal regulations coming from federal, state, and county agencies as they relate to the activities and funding of the district.
Represents the district and superiors at various state, county, and ad hoc committee meetings.
Responsible for budget planning, control, and reporting for all facility construction and modernization projects.
Establishes and monitors work performance standards and is responsible for implementing the employee evaluation and progressive disciplinary system for department employees.
Attends board, community meetings, and municipal meetings as necessary while representing the district.
Approves and updates budgets as changes are needed throughout the year as required to maintain a fair and accurate depiction of the District’s budget.
Forecasts accurate and long-term projections of revenues and expenditures and provide timely and accurate information relating to the budget status of the District.
Performs other duties as required to accomplish the objectives of the position.
Postgraduate work in school administration or business administration or licensed as a certified public accountant or any comparable combination of training, education, and experience.
Five years progressively responsible experience in school district financial administration including three years in a supervisory capacity.
School finance, school district organization as well as current principles and methods of public school district business and management functions.
Federal, state, and local revenue sources related to school district operations.
California State Accounting Manuel, California Education Code, and other codes and regulations pertaining to the disbursement of local, state, and federal funds.
Excellent public relations communication and coordination skills.
West Contra Costa Unified School District is a public school system, with a student enrollment of more than 29,000, that provides the highest quality education to all students. We provide excellent learning and teaching experiences; safe, student-centered learning environments; and support for all students and employees.