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License and Certification Qualifications: None required.

Education Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related field required.

Experience Qualifications: Five years of accounting experience required. Governmental and fund accounting and technology software systems experience preferred.

Skills Qualifications: Knowledge of governmental and fund accounting; knowledge of various technologies and software applications; ability to identify technology solutions to accounting and business issues within the department and across all divisions; ability to teach technology system usage to other personnel; knowledge of comprehensive accounting systems; ability to compose and prepare accurate reports, and correspondence in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and other legal requirements; high degree of skill in organization, problem-solving; string oral and written communication skill; communicate and interact professionally with others; and ability to work independently and with others in a professional manner.

Primary Responsibilities: Coordinate the continued integration of the financial accounting requirements of the school system within the PeopleSoft Administrative Information System, including general ledger data received from other PeopleSoft modules and other software systems and interfaces used by other divisions throughout the school system, including but not limited to Hyperion, Human Resources, Payroll, Supply Chain Management (SCM), MAXIMO, and Lotus Notes databases. Assist with the preparation of the district's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), manage PeopleSoft chart of accounts to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, rules, and regulations, assist with quality control procedures for PeopleSoft financial data integrity.

1. Manage quality control procedures for PeopleSoft financial data integrity.
a. Review revenue and expenditure data for accuracy.
b. Maintain chart of accounts and PeopleSoft trees to ensure proper flow of financial information.
c. Ensure integrity and accuracy of the district's financial data which safeguards our funding, both from state QBE funds and federal grant funding.

2. Coordinate the interaction of various systems and ledgers, and the import of financial data from various departments, divisions, PeopleSoft modules, and other information systems into the PeopleSoft financial ledgers to ensure proper integration with the financial reporting/general ledger and budget ledgers.
a. Maintain proper connectivity of various modules including Accounts Payable, Budget Development, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Asset Management, Payroll and Human Resources.
b. Maintain linkage and synchronization of various PeopleSoft ledgers including Budget Ledger, Commitment Control Ledger, State Reporting Ledger, Actuals Ledger, and SNP Ledger.

3. Function as the financial team lead with all current and new technology initiatives.
a. Interact, participate, advise, and coordinate issues and activities which will impact the financial ledgers.
b. Serve as the divisional lead on all upgrades to various PeopleSoft modules.
c. Assist in the design, testing, and implementation of new business applications and upgrades to existing systems.
d. Analyze functional and technical requirements of new projects in order to ensure success.

4. Function as the finance technical lead for all financial reporting, both at the central and local school level.
a. Design and maintain reports that are used for financial reporting, including those reports submitted as board meeting agendas, end user reports, and other reports and queries as requested by management from all divisions, including state and federal reporting.

5. Serve as the troubleshooter for all financial and report issues.
a. Research issues with financial transactions.
b. Investigate and solve errors with reports, queries, and transactions.
c. Build and maintain combo edit tables to help prevent miscoded transactions from hitting the ledger.

6. Assist with annual financial audit, financial reporting, and preparation of the CAFR.
a. Assist with preparation of schedules and coordination of annual financial audit.
b. Assist with annual financial reporting, including DE046, CS1, and audit history files.

7. Assist with new projects as assigned.

8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. Employee is also required to talk, hear, stand, and walk. The employee may be required to use hands to touch, handle, feel, and/or reach. Employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Jul 07, 2022. Gwinnett County Public Schools Jobs from GA Job Source

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