Job Category
Professional
Exemption Status/Test
Exempt
Reports To
Director of Finance
Date Revised
05/24/2015
Department
Finance
Primary Purpose

Perform professional accounting work involving compilation, consolidation, analysis and reporting of financial data related to internal service funds.

Education Certification

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field

Special Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of Texas Education Agency (TEA) Financial Accountability System Resource Guide

Knowledge of applicable State of Texas and United States government and government compliance requirements

Knowledge of governmental accounting and auditing principles established by the Governmental Accounting System Board (GASB)

Knowledge of ERP systems

Ability to analyze and interpret financial data, evaluate accounting problems, develop data, and recommend improved procedures

Ability to use software to develop complex accounting reports, spreadsheets, and databases

Effective organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience

Three (3) years’ accounting experience at a high level of responsibility

Major Responsibilities and Duties

Accounting

  • Prepare, record, and summarize financial data in accordance with governmental accounting principles and district procedures.
  • Compute and prepare data for journal entry.
  • Prepare income statement, balance sheets, and other reports.
  • Monitor revenue and expenditures against budgets.
  •  Assist in developing revenue and expenditure estimates for original and amended budgets.
  •  Perform cost accounting activities, bank reconciliations, and accounting for proprietary funds.
  •  Review and verify accuracy of journal entries, accounting methods, and procedures.
  • Maintain accounting procedures manual for the Curtis Culwell Center.

Administration

  • Work with administrators, principals, directors, and staff regarding accounting issues.

Records and Reports

  • Prepare timely audit schedules and financial statements according to federal, state, and GASB standards.
  • Compile, maintain, and submit all reports, records, and other required documentation, including auditable records and financial statements.

Other

  • Assign work to accounting clerk and other employees engage in accounting activities.

 Supervisory Responsibilities:

  •  Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and firing of accounting clerk.
Tools/Equipment Used

Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals

Posture

Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Motion

Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching

Lifting

Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)

Environment

May work prolonged or irregular hours

Mental Demands

Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress