Under limited direction, to coordinate the work of others and/or directly perform complex and accurate fiscal and budget analysis, reconciliations, and postings; to prepare and assist in the preparation of financial statements, reports, project proposals, and attendance reports; performs audits of records and project expenditures for compliance with GAAP, Federal and State laws and regulations; and to do related work as required, consistent with the job description.
Directly responsible to Director of Fiscal Services.
- Performs specialized budgeting and accounting functions requiring knowledge of specific budgeting and accounting procedures
- Researches complex problems to their conclusion; and works with supervisor to assure resolution of such problems
- Reviews and prepares budgets and fiscal analysis, statements, and reports that are clear and accurate
- Reviews Districts’ independent audit reports for noncompliance items, proposes and implements compliant procedures
- Audits records, project expenditures and internal controls for compliance with GAAP, SACS, Federal and State laws and regulations, and performs on-site audits of District operations
- Reconciles County cash, bank statements, and general ledger accounts
- Prepares and / or coordinates the preparation of payroll, receivable, and payable reports and analysis as needed
- Prepares and / or coordinates the compiling and filing of various reports with other governing agencies
- Understands and carries out oral and written directions
- Establishes and maintains cooperative working relations with those contacted in the course of work
- Develops and conducts in-service training to provide technical assistance and guidance to department and school site personnel on budgets, fiscal accounting, pupil attendance, and related software programs
- Serves as a lead contact person with other departments and school sites on the status of their accounts
- Prepares narratives, reports findings and makes recommendations; and develops and updates operating and instruction manuals, as it relates to the job duties.
- Performs related duties as required.
DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
- Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
- Operation of a computer and assigned software.
- Terminology, processes and operations of assigned office or program.
- Record-keeping and filing techniques.
- Telephone techniques and etiquette.
- Basic research methods and report preparation techniques.
- Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
- Applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations.
- Oral and written communication skills.
- Basic budgeting practices regarding monitoring and control.
- Basic math.
- Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
- Communicate effectively with students, parents, staff and administration.
- Interpret, apply and explain applicable laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Answer telephones and greet the public courteously.
- Maintain records, logs and files.
- Learn principles of training and providing work direction and guidance to others.
- Compile, assemble, verify and prepare data for records and reports.
- Determine appropriate action within clearly defined guidelines.
- Compose correspondence and written materials independently.
- Work independently with little direction.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
- Meet schedules and time lines.
- Plan and organize work.
- Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.
- Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer and assigned software.
- Be able to multitask.
- Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
- Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
- Hear and speak to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
- Sit or stand for extended periods of time.
- See to read a variety of materials.
- Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch to file materials.
An AA degree in accounting or business administration, and two years professional experience; or equivalent work experiences related to varied financial analysis, record-keeping and report preparation duties.
43 12 Month Work year