Position Title: Business Manager
Position Summary: The Business Manager is expected to provide leadership and management of the day-to-day
financial functions and operations: These responsibilities include the following areas:
* Implement,analyze,andimprovetheDistrict’sbudgetprocessforreportingtoSchoolBoard,Staff,and communities.
* School Activity Accounting
* Payroll and benefits
* Accounts Receivable and Payables
* Fixed Assets
* Grant Accounting
* Ensurethattheschooldistrictderivesmaximumbenefitsfromtheprudentexpenditureofeveryschool dollar and provide the best possible educational services with the financial resources available.
Examples of Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
•Hire, train, supervise and direct activities of all employees in the Business Department.
•Manage accounting, budgeting, and financial reporting for all funds, including grants, special programs, payroll and benefits, and purchasing.
•Supervise overall operation of an integrated financial computer system (Skyward), including system controls, program design, problem resolution, and data validation to ensure accuracy of financial
reports for management, board and external agencies.
•Manage overall operations of the Payroll department and coordinate departmental efforts as they interface with Human Resources and Information Technology departments.
•Maintain education, training, and updated expertise in governmental accounting and financial areas through authoritative agencies (GFOA, GASB) and train professional accounting staff.
•Ensure compliance with Legal Mandates, IRS Regulations, Board Policies, Grantor Agencies, and State and Federal Regulatory Agencies regarding fiscal and payroll activities.
•Manage the district’s accounting system, ensuring internal controls, timelines, and accuracy of transactions.
•Work directly with the auditors in preparing for the year-end financial statements, including all the year-end reports and schedules.
•Supervise and assist the payroll clerk with monthly payroll.
•Prepare monthly financial reports for the board.
•Prepare quarterly and yearly reports for federal taxes, social security and unemployment.
•Financial management of the E-Rate Program.
•Supervise the district wide health insurance program.
•Ensure all procurement and hiring procedures are adhered to.
•Provide direct communication with superintendent and board.
•Other designated duties.
•At least three to five years broad experience in K-12 settings, including at least two years in administrative and supervisory experience. Experience required in Budget, Accounting, Payroll,
Purchasing, Information System, Risk Management, etc.
•Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business administration or a related field. A combination of experience and education may be considered at the discretion of the district.
•Experience with financial reporting of federal and state grants.
•Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word, including a minimum of intermediate spreadsheet skills.
•Experience managing governmental budgets in excess of $8,000,000.
•Experience with correspondence school
•Must possess the minimum knowledge, experience, skills, and abilities to perform all essential functions of the job.
Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settings.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
The Denali Borough School District is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Terms of Employment: Twelve-month Exempt position.
Benefits: District benefits including medical, dental and vision. Life insurance of $50,000
State of Alaska Public Employee Retirement Benefits and Supplemental Benefits System.
Sick, Personal, and Vacation leave.
Closing Date: Until Filled
Start Date: July 2, 2012
Will need to be available for cross training prior to start date.
E-mail detailed resume and references to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Joe Banghart, Interim Superintendent
Denali Borough School District
PO Box 280
Healy, AK 99743