Hazelwood School District is Hiring a Finance Service Supervisor
POSITION TITLE: Financial Services Supervisor
REPORTS TO: Director of Accounting and Finance
POSITION SUMMARY: Performs duties to assist the Director of Accounting and Finance, in his/her duties in the areas of budgeting, finance, policy and procedures, payroll and office management; prepares reports and audited District financial statements.
FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB Essential Functions:
Develops and implements financial services goals, objectives, policies, procedures and standards.
1. Administers financial services policies and procedures, maintains proper budgetary and internal controls, and responds to inquiries from District staff regarding internal controls, cash receipts, deposits, security of funds, and related areas. Coordinates, reviews, evaluates, and recommends improvements to the District's administrative and financial internal control systems and procedures.
2. Assists with the timely and accurate preparation of documents, schedules and financial reports.
3. Authorizes, monitors, and controls expenditures.
4. Assists in the planning, organization, administration, and evaluation of financial services clerical staff.
5. Coordinates the training and professional development of District staff in financial services functions and provides policy guidance and interpretation to staff.
6. Assists in the development and implementation of long-range financial plans.
7. Directs, oversees, and develops the work plan related to assigned function; assigns work activities, projects, and programs; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures; prepares various staff reports on operations and activities.
8. Contributes to the overall quality of the department’s services by developing, reviewing, and implementing policies and procedures to meet legal requirements and District policy and needs; continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses and monitors the distribution of work, support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement; directs the implementation of change.
9. Assists with the review, selection, testing, and installation of financial computer applications.
10.Assists with coordinating activities of staff with those of other District departments in a manner that leads to maximum efficiency and effectiveness. 11.Coordinates and conducts management analyses, studies, assignments and projects, and performs ad-hoc analyses for senior management. 12.Serves as the District’s Internal Auditor for cash handling, attendance and other financial procedures.
13. Prepares and directs the preparation of a variety of written correspondence, reports, procedures, and other written materials, this includes updating internal audit documents.
14. Monitors changes in laws, regulations, and technology that may affect department operations; and proposes policy and procedural changes as needed.
15.Contributes to a positive work environment by participating in developing solutions to problems as they occur.
16.Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees, and the public.
17. Performs other duties as assigned.
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, economics, business administration, public administration, or a related field, Experience: and five (5) years of responsible professional experience in accounting, financial planning and economic forecasting, including supervisory experience. Skills and Abilities which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:
1. Self-starter with proven analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
2. Intermediate to advanced technological skills providing the ability to enter, revise, organize, and retrieve information and to formulate methods of collecting and presenting information; and to generate complex reports. Advanced Excel skills required.
3. Sound technical foundation of principles, methods and procedures of governmental accounting, including generally accepted governmental accounting standards (GAGAS), generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and other requirements for State and Federal reporting. Ability to apply that knowledge to specific circumstances.
4. Ability to produce accurate work in a sometimes stressful environment with frequent deadlines. Ability to remain focused and calm in chaotic situations.
5. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
6. Exceptional interpersonal skills in leading, motivating, coaching, and developing staff. Ability to exercise confidentiality, tact, diplomacy and independent judgment in performance of duties.
7. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain influential and collaborative working relationships across teams, functions and layers with district staff, public officials, financial and business communities and the general public.
8. Ability to think strategically, proven analytical and problem-solving skills, and ability to develop both short term and long term plans to meet an objective.
9. Knowledge of principles and practices of work coordination and simplification and ability to develop and implement work schedules.
10. Excellent leadership skills as demonstrated by attendance, work ethic, and job performance.
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