Dallas Independent School District

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Assistant Director of Grants Accounting and Financial Reporting (226 Days)

at Dallas Independent School District

Posted: 6/26/2018
Job Reference #: 26718

Job Description

Openings as of 8/19/2018
Central Staff

  • Assistant Director of Grants Accounting and Financial Reporting (226 Days) JobID: 26718
  • Position Type:
    Central Staff/Assistant Director

  • Date Posted:
    6/25/2018

  • Location:
    Accounting Services

  •   QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration Accounting, Finance; Master's Degree in a related field preferred
    • Certified Public Accountant license preferred
    • Five years of supervisory role in financal reporting and/or grants reporting
    • Advanced governmental accouting experience is a plus
    • Knowledge of the governmental/educational/legislative process
    • Administrative abilities through the management of major segments of an educational institution
    • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills required to achieve the goals of the position

    BASIC FUNCTIONS:
    • Supervise Financial reporting, Grant Accounting and Special revenue funds group in Accounting Services department
    • Responsible for preparation, completion and filing CAFR with TEA within 150 days of fiscal year end
    • Responsible for completing School First reports
    • Review monthly financial reports and ensure timely submission to board by deadlines set by management
    • Responsible for year-end activities including accruals, CAFR schedules, and audit requests
    • Work with PEIMS department on PEIMS edits for Grants and Special Revenue Funds
    • Respond to Trustee requests
    • Work closely with all departments of the district on issues and problem resolution that affect CAFR reporting including Capital Assets, Debt service, Agency funds etc.
    • Responsible for Government wide entries per GASB standards for CAFR reporting
    • Work closely with consultants on AUDIT LEA software for completion of CAFR
    • Research GASB, GFOA and EDGAR requirements to ensure proper financial reporting
    • Responsible for preparation of Statistical section, notes and other schedules for CAFR
    • Responsible for preparation of Major fund evaluation
    • Responsible for completion of Component Unit Analysis memo
    • Oversee management of grants and special revenue and financial reporting performance reviews, and any other staff related duties
    • Approve year end entries related to grants and special revenue funds
    • Monitor and review Grants and Special Revenue Funds Trial Balance and direct staff to make necessary adjustments
    • Review Schedule of Federal Awards, Revenue by source, grants AR roll forward and other grants related schedules required for CAFR
    • Assist with monthly close process
    • Review and approve financial reimbursements and requests for federal, state, and local agencies
    • Work with Special Revenue Management Funds group on issues and problem resolution that affect both compliance and financial reporting
    • Provide direction and assistance to Accounting staff and other departments on problem resolution as it relates to invoice payments
    • Provide training and support for staff
    • Responsible for coordination of monthly meetings with staff
    • Generate financial reports for Management, other departments, and external agencies as needed
    • Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned

    Salary Minimum: $75,728

    Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer – Human Capital Management.

    A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.

    No telephone calls please.

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/H

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    Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).