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Director of Financial Reporting and Acccounting - Financial Reporting & Accounting

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License and Certification Qualifications: Must hold or be eligible for a valid Georgia Educator's Certificate in Educational Leadership and/or Support Personnel License issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification issued from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) preferred.

Education Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in accounting or closely related field required. Master's degree in related field preferred.

Experience Qualifications: Five years of progressively responsible accounting experience required. Experience in governmental accounting, audit planning and in preparing the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) preferred.

Skills Qualifications: High degree of skill in oral and written communications; high degree of skill in organization and problem-solving; demonstrated leadership experience; knowledge of governmental accounting and financial reporting; knowledge of comprehensive accounting systems; ability to compose and prepare accurate reports, records, and correspondence in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and other statutory requirements; ability to utilize advanced spreadsheet and database software; ability to manage people and processes; ability to analyze existing processes and identify areas for improvement; and ability to work cooperatively with others and effectively present information to senior management, school system employees, public groups, and the Board of Education as required.

Primary Responsibilities: Direct preparation of the district's Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR), coordinate annual financial and compliance audits by independent certified public accounting firm, manage PeopleSoft chart of accounts and oversee modifications, upgrades, and updates to ERP systems, direct quality control procedures for PeopleSoft financial data integrity, direct the grants accounting process, evaluate internal controls, policy and procedures to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), state and federal regulations.

1. Direct the preparation of the ACFR.
a. Prepare, post, and maintain financial transactions, statements, and schedules included in the ACFR.
b. Stay abreast of GASB pronouncements and updates. Implement as required.
c. Coordinate the distribution of the ACFR within timelines required for submission to the Board of Education and the Association of School Business Officials for participation in the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Program.


2. Direct the annual financial audit by the independent certified public accounting firm to ensure the district's compliance with the GAAP, GASB, and other statutory requirements.
a. Coordinate with individual auditors and audit firm management in scheduling of annual audit.
b. Coordinate the preparation of all audit work papers, schedules, and reports as requested by the certified public accounting firm.


3. Direct the preparation of the Georgia Department of Education Financial Analysis Reports.
a. Analyze the District's financial records for proper reporting. Review State accounting guidelines and implement into the financial operating system as necessary.
b. Transmit end-of-year budget and financial reports to State Department of Education within established timelines.


4. Direct 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 with month-end and annual review.
d. Supervise and manage ERP system modifications, updates, and upgrades, to PeopleSoft and Hyperion.


5. Direct grant accounting, budgeting, and reporting processes and ensure fiscal compliance with state and federal regulations and policies.
a. Direct the submission of the Consolidated Application budgets for the district.
b. Provide fiscal support to federal programs regarding state and federal monitoring and audits.
c. Provide technical training and assistance for grant program managers.
d. Direct grant administration and compliance related to accounting for multiple funding streams, overseeing the invoicing, collecting accounts receivable, and preparing financial reports while adhering to GAAP and local board policy.
e. Direct the preparation of budgets for all special revenue funds.


6. Complete other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Budgets and Financial Reporting.


7. 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.

Nov 28, 2022. Gwinnett County Public Schools Jobs from GA Job Source

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