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ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR

Palm Springs Unified School District Logo
4/17/2013
Olivia Castellanos
760-416-6093
1
8 hours, 12 months
Full Time
5/8/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
ANNUAL SALARY: $74,708 - $91,014
Date Posted:
4/17/2013
Application Deadline:
5/8/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
8 hours, 12 months
Salary:
ANNUAL SALARY: $74,708 - $91,014
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Olivia Castellanos Email: ocastellanos@psusd.k12.ca.us Phone: 760-416-6093
Fiscal Services
2-225-001
Fiscal Services
2-225-001
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
JOB DESCRIPTION Palm Springs Unified School District A.R. # 4320.031 ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR PURPOSE STATEMENT Under the direction of the Director of Fiscal Services, the Accounting Supervisor will work independently to perform difficult and complex accounting, auditing and technical work including preparing, monitoring, reconciling and maintaining fiscal records. The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for training, supervision of work activities, and performance review of assigned accounting personnel. This position will have responsibility for the supervision of the Fiscal Services department in the absence of the Director. FUNCTIONS • Answers financial questions and seeks information from other employees of other public agencies, as well as school district personnel and state representatives, vendors and the public. • Prepares reports in such areas as budgeting, statistics, clerical accounting, purchase orders, etc. • Audits and adjust source documents, budget appropriations, and similar statistical data. • Monitors and maintains the position control data in Galaxy. • Monitors and follow up on the Galaxy issue tracking. • Processes Galaxy authorization screen forms for new users and updates current users. • Coordinates Mandated Cost Reimbursement Claim process with the independent service provider and all District personnel. • Checks and codes data according to prescribed procedures. • Compiles, checks and tabulates accounts, budgetary estimates and allotments, prices and statistical data. • Checks authorizations for expenditures. • Conceptualizes and oversees preparation of financial reports. • Prepares worksheets on expenditures, receipts, and the status of documents in process, including purchase orders, reports, and other records. • Provides director with information regarding budgets, expenses and income. • Recommends action to appropriate administrators based on the analysis of financial reports. • Develops financial reports to support long-range departmental/organizational unit financial planning forecasts, including monthly projections. • Develops forms, procedures and instructions for subordinate personnel to use in processing assigned work. • Interprets reports for department heads, the Board, administrators, teachers, staff and others. • Maintains contact with special program personnel at the state and Federal levels regarding accounting and reporting requirements. • Plans and coordinates the work schedules of subordinates to assure continuation of work processes in cases of absences, extended leaves, etc. • Plans, assigns, reviews, and evaluates the quality and quantity of work performed by support staff. • Reviews work for accuracy and completeness, and is responsible for the quality and quantity of work performed. • Establishes and maintains schedules to assure the timely completion of work within established deadlines. • Participates in the selection of subordinate personnel and provides instruction in proper work methods. • Assigns, trains, and evaluates the performance of subordinate clerical personnel. • Supervises the posting and maintenance of ledgers and related clerical and accounting/fiscal activities, including the auditing of payroll adjustment orders. • Uses a variety of office machines, including calculators and computers. • Performs other related duties as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of experience and training which would indicate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above. An example of an acceptable combination is: Five (5) years of documented school district accounting and/or related accounting experience, including at least two (2) years of supervision experience. Possession of a Bachelors degree in accounting or related field from an accredited institution is desirable. SKILLS to analyze financial data and prepare reports, forecasts and recommendations; prepare and analyze accurate, complex and detailed accounting reports; verify, balance and adjust accounts; process and record accounting transactions; perform accounting duties in the maintenance of assigned accounts; perform technical accounting duties related to assigned fiscal programs and activities; perform data input accurately; analyze and interpret computerized data reports related to financial record keeping; reconcile, balance and audit assigned accounts. KNOWLEDGE of principles and practices of California public school and district accounting, including relevant laws within the Education Code and the California accounting manuals; principles and procedures of accounting, fund accounting, state and federal requirements and compliance; accounting principles and financial record keeping practices used in preparing financial or statistical reports in an information technology system; basic accounting practices, procedures and terminology; budget control and revenue projections; methods required to prepare financial statements and comprehensive accounting reports; information technology applications to accounting, and auditing functions; financial analysis and projection techniques; financial and statistical record-keeping techniques; general principles of supervision, training and evaluation; laws, rules and regulations concerning assigned clerical accounting activities; spreadsheet, word processing and specialized software used in technical accounting; correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. ABILITY to prepare financial statements and other technical financial reporting documents in accordance with organization policy and generally accepted accounting principles; interpret and implement complex governmental regulations and directives; read, interpret, and apply laws, rules, and regulations affecting school districts' accounts payable accounting; use accounting and auditing practices and terminology applicable to public sector accounting; use computer to maintain complex databases and management information systems; send and receive emails and research information through the Internet; use computers to collect a wide variety of data and prepare complex reports; maintain current knowledge of technological advances in the field; understand and explain oral and written instructions; instruct, train, supervise and evaluate the work of subordinate staff; interpret and explain various procedures; organize, plan, and direct the work of others; learn and apply provisions of various government codes, manuals, as well as district fiscal policies and procedures; complete assignments in a timely and orderly transition; set and adhere to priorities; analyze problems and functions to determine an effective course of action; resolve problems with tact and proficiency; establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrators, department heads, outside auditors and others; use interpersonal techniques with tact, patience and courtesy; promote workplace diversity and a positive work environment; understand, be sensitive to and respect the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds, disabilities and sexual orientation of students, teachers, administrators and staff; maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance. EDUCATION High School Diploma or Equivalent. Possession of a Bachelors degree in accounting or related field from an accredited institution is desirable. WORKING ENVIRONMENT The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 85% sitting, 10% walking, and 5% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment. Required Testing Certificates None Specified Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability Continuing Education/Training Clearances None Specified Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance TB Clearance EVALUATION Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of Board policy on Evaluation of Management/Confidential employees. FLSA Status Bargaining Unit Salary Range BOE Approval Date Exempt Management/Confidential 33 12/11/07

Requirements for Applying

Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability

Please attach the following required documents when submitting your online application: • Letter of Introduction • Three Letters of Recommendation (Dated within 1 year) • Resume

      Requirements for Applying

      Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability

      Please attach the following required documents when submitting your online application: • Letter of Introduction • Three Letters of Recommendation (Dated within 1 year) • Resume

          JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Five (5) years of documented school district accounting and/or related accounting experience, including at least two (2) years of supervision experience. Possession of a Bachelors degree in accounting or related field from an accredited institution is desirable. **PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION** DISTRICT PAID BENEFITS: Health insurance –employee and dependents Vision insurance –employee and dependents Dental insurance –employee Life insurance -employee There are fifteen paid holidays per year for 12 month employees. Vacation for full-time employees is earned at the rate of 22 days per year for Confidential/Management employees. One day of sick leave is earned for each month worked, and can be accumulated indefinitely.

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          Application Deadline: 5/8/2013 3:30 PM Pacific

          JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Five (5) years of documented school district accounting and/or related accounting experience, including at least two (2) years of supervision experience. Possession of a Bachelors degree in accounting or related field from an accredited institution is desirable. **PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION** DISTRICT PAID BENEFITS: Health insurance –employee and dependents Vision insurance –employee and dependents Dental insurance –employee Life insurance -employee There are fifteen paid holidays per year for 12 month employees. Vacation for full-time employees is earned at the rate of 22 days per year for Confidential/Management employees. One day of sick leave is earned for each month worked, and can be accumulated indefinitely.

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