Analyzes, monitors, executes and reconciles all accounting, payroll, accounts payable disbursements and internal control functions to properly safeguard School Board assets; prepares financial reports to meet the internal and external reporting requirements; provides information to internal and external auditors; and complies with federal, state, local requirements and School Board policies and requirements. Plays a key role in the year- end financial closing account analysis in the preparation of the Annual Financial Report (AFR) and Annual Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (ACFR).
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Supervises a specific area within the accounting operation.
Ensures the accounts are reconciled and reviewed in a timely manner.
Supervises the reporting and compliance to federal, state and local requirements and School Board policies and requirements.
Assigns priorities for financial and personnel resources.
Prepares and/or reviews monthly, quarterly, or annual financial statements pertinent to area of responsibility.
Prepares and analyzes schedules, financial statements and reports for the District Managed Charter Schools using QuickBooks.
Supports the District Managed Charter Schools Administration and its Board on financial matters.
Assists in the interpretation and implementation of new accounting pronouncements (GASB, FASB, and other authoritative sources).
Supervises the development and implementation process for new and/or improved accounting information systems.
Develops new procedures for year-end closing activities to minimize time spent while maximizing efficiencies.
Monitors account balances and responds to questions regarding variances.
Provides accounting support system-wide to all school and central administration locations.
Performs other duties related to general administrative responsibilities of the position.
This work requires the following physical activities: sitting, mobility, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity. The work is performed primarily indoors.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field. Master’s preferred
Certified Public Accountant preferred.
Minimum of five years of progressive experience in Accounting, Finance, Treasury Management or related field.
Minimum of three years administrative and supervisory experience.
Knowledge of accounting, financial reporting, Florida laws and regulation.
Knowledge of computer software and technology pertinent to area of specification. Proficient word processing and spreadsheet skills
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.
Knowledge of Governmental Accounting preferred
The APPLICATION DEADLINE isWednesday, May 31, 2023 by 4:00 p.m. Please attach a RESUME, COVER LETTER and TWO PROFESSIONAL LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION (signed & dated within past 12 months) to your online candidate profile.
Questions should be addressed to Mr. Jorge Rubio, District Director, at 305-995-7247 or by via email https://www.hrdadeschools.net/adminjobs/
Miami-Dade County Public Schools is the third largest school district in the United States, comprised of 392 schools, 345,000 students and over 40,000 employees. Located at the southern end of the Florida peninsula, the school district stretches over 2,000 square miles of diverse and vibrant communities ranging from rural and suburban to urban cities and municipalities. A truly global community, district students speak 56 different languages and represent 160 countries.