Manager, Budget Services (226 Days)

Dallas Independent School District Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 1 month ago

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Finance or Accounting; CPA and Master's degree preferred

  • Six to eight years of experience in budgeting, accounting and/or financial management in the education industry (preferably PK-12 education in Texas)

  • Experience in strategic financial planning, forecasting, budget and analysis using Oracle or other major enterprise software solutions; Advanced Excel skills required. Management experience required

  • Critical thinker that can identify problems and provide solutions independently and collaboratively. Demonstrated ability to lead a team project in resulting in favorable outcomes for the department

  • Managerial experience in supervising employees and managing multiple projects

  • Ability to interpret, evaluate, and analyze Texas Education Agency information relating to school finance

  • Ability to prioritize time and resources and to effectively manage a team to execute on those prioritie

  • Aility to analyze data or information and develop objectives and strategies as required to meet the goals of the position

  • Ability to interpret the meaning of information for others and analyze financial data. Demonstrated ability to monitor and control resources

  • Ability to evaluate information to determine District compliance with budgetary standards. Demonstrated ability to prepare long term or short term budget and financial plans

  • Knowledge of current techniques and methodologies of budget preparation, control, and analysis

  • Ability to conduct research and related studies, compile and analyze budgetary data, make budget projections, and implement effective courses of action

  • Knowledge of business principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources

  • Experience with budgeting software selection and implementation highly desirable

  • Advanced Excel skills required; Experience with MS Access, Oracle and/or other databases a plus

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

  • Serve as an advisor and key member of the financial management team of the Dallas ISD

  • Coordinate and direct the financial planning and budgeting activities of all or part of the district

  • Propose concrete and quantified actions for the current and long-term financial health of the district

  • Analyze the financial details of past, present, and expected operations in order to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed

  • Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for financial planning and budgeting activities

  • Conduct and coordinate audits of district accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with state and federal requirement and statutes

  • Assist department in establishing and maintaining a process with district departments who oversee state funds for state special student programs

  • Oversee various department processes to ensure targets are met for specified projects and department goals

  • Serve as an advisor and key member of the department to be able to identify problems and provide solutions

  • Oversee and manage the budget development process and budget maintenance process for assigned cost centers\employees

  • Work with Human Capital Management to reconcile and monitor positions (FTEs and salary) for assigned cost centers

  • Manage and/or perform complex financial analysis projects

  • Oversee, manage, and/or create monthly and periodic analyses of budget to actual results; work with budget and financial reporting staff to prepare "cause of change" reports that analyze the differences

  • Oversee, manage, and/or create monthly and periodic analyses of forecasting expenditures and revenue an determine if trends are developing and forecast the financial impact of the trends

  • Provide financial assistance to departments so end users understand their budget and are able to maintain their budget.Provide direction and assistance to other departmental organizations regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures and efficient control and utilization of financial resources

  • Oversee and manage assigned department compliance reports that adhere to federal and state requirements

  • Coordinate and work with the Academic Improvement and Accountability Division and Teaching and Learning Division to implement and maintain proper allocations for State programs

  • Provide direction and assistance to other departmental units regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures, and efficient control and utilization of financial resources

  • Determine the information and support systems strategy that meet the district's financial planning, budgeting an financial analysis needs; oversee the implementation and maintenance of these systems

  • Ensure the implementation and practice of internal controls with each financial function

  • Ensure the accurate and timely reporting of state and federal reporting information

  • Keep abreast of technical, legislative and professional developments, state and federal laws, and accounting principles

  • Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned

Salary Minimum: $65,851

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

If interested apply online at www.dallasisd.org

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).


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