Under general direction of the Associate Superintendent, Business Services, plans, coordinates, supervises and administers the financial operations of the District, including accounting, budgeting and payroll; assures compliance with policies, practices and procedures.
WE ARE ONLY ACCEPTING ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR THIS RECRUITMENT. Online applications can be completed by visiting http://www.hlpusdjobs.org/ and clicking on "Open and Promotional Jobs." If you need assistance applying online, please contact us at (626) 933-3920.
APPLICANT FILING INFORMATION: This recruitment is open to the public. An eligibility list will be established to fill vacancies for one year. Please note that future vacancies may occur throughout the duration of an eligibility list and that the eligibility list can be used to fill vacancies at any time throughout the duration of the eligibility list. Pursuant to PC Rule 6.2.10, the eligibility list established for this recruitment may be used for another related classification at the same or lower salary.
CURRENT OPENING: One full-time position. Salary placement will be on Range 42 of the Management Salary Schedule. Initial salary placement for new employees is customarily at step 1 ($139,927 per year) of this 6-step salary range.
Note: This position is designated as Senior Management in accordance with the provisions of the Education Code.
COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKET MUST INCLUDE: 1) Completed online application 2) Completed Supplemental Questionnaire 3) Resume 4) Three letters of recommendation 5) Copy of proof of your highest obtained education 6) Copy of proof of valid California class "C" driver's license 7) Copy of proof of adequate insurance for a motor vehicle which meets or exceeds the California legal liability insurance requirement
Online application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted by the application filing deadline on July 15, 2020 by 11:59 pm.
SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTS: Resume, three letters of recommendation, proof of highest obtained education, copy of valid California class "C" driver's license, and proof of valid car insurance MUST be submitted by the final test part. To submit your supplemental documents, you may upload or attach the documents to your online application in the "Attachments" section. You may also fax your documents to Jennifer Chen at (626) 333-7416.
For inquiries regarding this position, you may reach the Personnel Commission via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (626) 933-3925.
Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the performance of assigned staff, establishes performance requirements and personal development.
Provides leadership and works with staff to develop and retain highly competent, service-oriented staff through training and management practices.
Plans, develops, coordinates and monitors the implementation of new processes, procedures or standards.
Provides expert guidance and direction in resolving a wide array of routine to complex issues in compliance with generally accepted accounting practices, applicable laws, codes, regulations and District policies and procedures.
Acts as agent and supervisor of other limited authorized agents making commitments on behalf of the District.
Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises internal and external auditing functions.
Assists Human Resources in the negotiating of employee benefit programs.
May participate in collective bargaining negotiations.
Makes financial and budgetary recommendations for improvements as needed.
Advises Board Members, Superintendent, Chief Business Officer and management regarding financially related issues.
Confers with representatives of private firms, other governmental agencies, legal authorities and the public in regard to matters affecting financial services.
Directs, reviews and assists administrators and staff with accounting for expenditures, property, expenditure forecasting, cash-flow management, investment of surplus funds, and maintenance of official accounting records and related functions.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with federal, state, county and District staff.
Assists in implementing financial goals, objectives, policies, standards and internal controls for the Finance Department.
Plans, organizes, coordinates, administers, integrates, evaluates and controls such functions as accounting, budgeting and payroll for the District.
Gathers, reviews, compiles, organizes, coordinates, analyzes and integrates all accounting functions, statistical analyses and financial reports.
Participates in various budget review sessions and incorporates revisions.
Reviews, evaluates and within level of authority, approves requisitions and invoices and monitors expenditures to appropriate funds or accounts.
Composes, writes, edits and completes technical reports and other written materials.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS Employees in this classification sit, repetitively use fingers or use wrists or hands using pressure or in a twisting motion, use both hands simultaneously, have rapid mental/muscular coordination, speak clearly, hear normal voice conversation, have color vision and distinguish shades, see small details, use a computer and a telephone.
WORK ENVIRONMENT Employees in this classification work both inside and outside, over 40 hours/week, with exposure to minor contagious illnesses (colds, flu, etc.), in direct contact with the public and other District staff, without guidance from supervisor, with a high volume of work and tight deadlines.
Ideal candidates will have:
Principles and practices of modern organization, management, accounting, budgeting and supervision methods and techniques;
Bargaining Unit contracts and negotiation techniques;
Budget preparation and administration principles, practices and methodologies;
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy;
Public speaking techniques;
Financial reporting preparation and presentation techniques;
Oral and written communication and presentation skills;
Audit and fiscal control procedures and practices;
Internal control and audit principles and techniques;
Applicable Federal, State, local laws, codes, regulations and policies related to assigned duties;
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary;
Modern data processing and computer systems and procedures as they apply to financial record keeping and management information systems;
Principles and practices of management and supervision;
Change process and consensus building strategies.
Administer, plan, coordinate and supervise the financial operations of the District;
Interpret and apply statutes, regulations and policies concerned with the fiscal legal responsibilities of a school district;
Interpret and apply provisions of State Education Code and various regulatory agencies;
Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures;
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action;
Meet schedules and time lines;
Plan and organize work;
Lead in a team oriented environment;
Direct the development of a variety of reports and files related to assigned activities;
Develop and review the preparation of annual budgets for District departments;
Instruct, train, motivate and supervise finance department personnel;
Prepare and present clear and comprehensive oral and written reports;
Effectively communicate both orally and in writing;
Assimilate and analyze complex financial data in order to prepare clear, comprehensive reports and make sound recommendations based on the reports;
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships;
Develop and implement financial procedures and controls at departmental level;
Perform complicated mathematical calculations and analyses;
Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive financial statements, reports and written materials;
Present proposals and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively;
Learn District and County computer applications;
Work with computer-based accounting systems;
Use computer word processing, spreadsheet and database programs to develop reports;
Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential issues;
Exercise sound independent judgment within general policy guidelines;
Collect, evaluate and interpret varied complex data, either in statistical or narrative form;
Plan and perform internal and external auditing functions.
Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a closely related field. Possession of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License is highly desirable
Experience: Five years of experience in finance or accounting work including at least three years in a management/supervisory position involving policy development, budget preparation, and personnel management.
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License.
Evidence of adequate insurance for a motor vehicle, which meets or exceeds the California legal liability insurance requirement and continues to maintain insurability.
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