Leads, manages, and supervises the activities of the finance
division, including accounting, payroll, and budget/purchasing;
manages the District's annual operating budget and provides
ongoing financial management services; performs a variety of
highly complex managerial functions; performs related work as
Bachelor's Degree in accounting,
finance, public administration, economics or business required;
Master's Degree preferred. Five years of increasing
responsible experience in a finance/accounting related position
with progressive experience in government budgeting and financial
activities preferably in a school district; previous experience
supervising and evaluating staff required, or any equivalent
combination of experience and training which provides the
knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Ability to read and interpret
documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read, analyze and
interpret governmental regulations, financial reports and legal
documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to
questions from groups of administrators, managers, employees,
clients, customers, and/or the general public.
Demonstrate sound judgment by taking
appropriate actions regarding questionable findings or
Consistently demonstrate ability to
respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to
meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as necessary;
organize job functions and work area to be able to effectively
complete varied assignments within established time frame.
Ability to apply financial concepts
such as compound interest, time value of money, tax rates and
Knowledge of a variety of computer
software applications in word processing (Microsoft Office),
spreadsheets (Excel), database (Access), presentation software
and accounting/financial software.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
Manages the District's finance
division under the direction of the Deputy Superintendent.
Supervises and evaluates the work of
the accounting, payroll, and budget/purchasing staff.
Leads the preparation of the
District's annual operating budget, including the publication of
draft and final budget documents.
Provides ongoing financial
management services including monitoring expenditures, reviewing
budget changes, proposed expenditures amendments, and revenue
Ensures annual operating budget;
manages all accounts of the district including the general fund,
local, state, and federal funds, capital project funds, and
Oversees annual independent audit
which requires lead documents and full financial statements.
Oversees internal auditing program.
Identifies and administers grants
and other non-regular funding sources, ensuring compliance with
funding and performance parameters.
Interprets and implements new
accounting standards and procedures, and ensures compliance with
generally accepted accounting principles, bonding requirements,
IRS regulations, and other applicable requirements.
Works with Board and County to
certify property tax levy rates.
Monitors all major purchases
ensuring that all applicable regulations and laws are followed.
Analyzes purchasing trends and
recommends cost-saving initiatives.
Maintains cash flow projections and
monitors all investment accounts.
Generates internal and external
Serves as the district's Risk
Manager, responsible for the district's insurance and risk
Works independently and within a
team on special nonrecurring and ongoing staff projects, which
may include planning and coordinating multiple presentations, and
Provides monthly reports to Board,
administrators and others as needed.
Performs other related duties as
While performing the duties of this
job, the employee regularly works inside and occasionally meets
deadlines with severe time constraints.
: Finance division.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
: 248 calendar assignment.
Nampa School District #131 is an
equal opportunity employer/educator with an alcohol, drug and
tobacco free environment, and does not unlawfully discriminate
in employment. Equal access to employment, services, and
programs is available to all persons. Those applicants
requiring reasonable accommodations to the application and/or
interview process should notify a representative of the
organization. The information contained in this job
posting is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties
performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by
the individuals currently holding this position and additional
duties may be assigned. The employment relationship with the
District is of an "at will" nature, which means that the
Employee may resign at any time and the Employer may discharge
the Employee at any time with or without cause.