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Schaller-Crestland Community School District

Business Manager/Board Secretary

 

The Schaller-Crestland School District is located in Northwest Iowa. The district serves 450 students and is involved in whole grade sharing with Galva-Holstein. The position is available due to the announced retirement of Julie McClintic. The desired start date is on or before January 2, 2018. This is a fulltime position.

 

The board employs the School Business Official to maintain district financial records according to federal and state law, administrative rules, and board policy. To prepare and administer the district budget. To act in the position of Secretary of the board in all respects such as attending board meetings, recording board minutes, preparing information and reports, and meeting other requests made by the board.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under general supervision of the Superintendent and Board of Directors, the School Business Official performs the following responsibilities within the overarching framework of the Iowa Department of Education’s Standards for School Business Officials (SBO Standards).

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

·        Codes school finance data in accordance with Governmental Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Accounting, the Uniform Financial Accounting Manual, and the current Chart of Accounts;

·        Implements the certified budget process;

·        Understands the content and purpose of the Aid and Levy Worksheet;

·        Adheres to the concept of spending authority;

·        Provides detailed financial data that is useful to the board and other decision makers;

·        Delivers a monthly statement of receipts, disbursements, and balances for every fund;

·        Reconciles bank statements monthly;

·        Completes payroll for all employees each month;

·        Maintains an accurate and separate account of each fund;

·        Files taxes and financial reports in a timely manner;

·        Understands and implements board policies and procedures;

·        Maintains a working knowledge of laws applicable to school districts;

·        Manages and navigates school accounting software; Inputs financial data onto word processing, spreadsheet, and other programs as needed;

·        Uploads financial data through the Iowa Education Portal and other reporting websites;

·        Remains current with accounting technology;

·        Maintains confidentiality of restricted information;

·        Analyzes and troubleshoots problems;

·        Participates and contributes to the district’s vision and goals;

·        Applies research, knowledge and skills from professional development opportunities to improve practice;

·        Engages in annual review of district and accounting practices;

·        Encourages an environment of mutual respect, rapport, and fairness;

·        Adheres to board policies, district procedures, and contractual obligations and/or

·        Ensures district policies are not in conflict with the law;

Board Secretary/Treasurer Functions:

·        Takes oath of office within 10 days following appointment;

·        Publishes minutes, bills, and salaries on a timely basis;

·        Files bonds and ensures the level of coverage is adequate;

·        Holds office until a successor has been appointed and qualified;

·        Informs appropriate authorities of the names, addresses, and changes of board officers;

·        Maintains separate and complete books for minutes and elections;

·        Delivers all claims to the board for audit and allowance; and/or

·        District writes additional essential function(s).


 
Education and Licensure:

·        60 credit hours of accounting or business, including six credits hours of accounting.

·        Possess or ability to qualify for School Business Official Authorization.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·        Able to explain complicated financial concepts.

·        Demonstrates strong organizational skills.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
It is the policy of the Schaller-Crestland Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices.

 

Interested Applicants should contact:

Superintendent Jon Wiebers

300 S. Berwick

Schaller, IA 51053

Or email – jwiebers@rvraptors.org

 

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Marion Independent School District

Business Manager/Board Secretary

 Start Date March 1, 2018

 

Marion Independent School District is a PK-12 public school located on the north east corner of Cedar Rapids, IA. Marion is one of the fastest growing communities in Iowa and has been listed as one of the best places in America to live. The District serves 2,000 PK-12 students and provides Home School Assistance to an additional 1,050 students.

 

The District’s desired started date for the position is March 1, 2018 with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send inquires and resume to Superintendent Chris Dyer, cdyer@marion-isd.org , 777 S. 15th Street, Marion IA 52302. Phone number: 319-377-4691.

 

Qualification:

o   Possess or ability to qualify for School Business Officer authorization

§  Basic criteria include a minimum of an associates degree in business or accounting or 60 semester hours of coursework in business or accounting of which 9 semester hours must be in accounting.

§  Applicants must have successfully completed an Iowa division of criminal investigation and national criminal history background check.

o   Successful Experience as an Iowa Public School Business Official or similar field.

o   Undergraduate degree in finance, business, accounting, or related area.

 

Major Areas of Responsibility:

·        Prepare certified and operating budgets in a timely manner.

·        Prepare enrollment projections, long range plans and projections pertinent to the financial needs of the district.

·        Manage the open enrollment applications for resident and nonresident students.

·        Prepare multi-year projections of revenues and expenditures.

·        Oversee implementation of grants and categorical funded projects.

·        Provide regular counsel and advice to the board and program administrators on fiscal and operational areas.

·        Optimize the handling of bank and deposit relationships and initiate strategies to enhance cash position and ensure appropriate investment of district funds as prescribed by Iowa Code and District policies.

·        Direct and implement an effective system of internal financial controls.

·        Oversee the maintenance of finance and business related records, reports, and district files as determined by district policy and state laws.

·        Ensure district compliance with pertinent state and federal regulatory programs.

·        Communicate district budget and operational status to the community as needed.

·        Ensure accounting procedures meet state requirements for all accounts.

·        Provide timely payment of bills and other accounts payable.

·        Prepare monthly reports for the Board and program administrators highlighting variances in revenues and expenditures.

·        Investigate operations through appreciate internal audit procedures.

·        Complete, monitor, and report activities applicable to state and federally funded programs.

·        Arrange and coordinate preparation of documents for the annual financial audit.

·        Implement audit suggestions regarding corrections, adjustments, internal controls and segregation of duties in the business office.

·        Supervise and evaluate Business Office personnel and budget.

·        Oversee the district’s employee benefit program, including the multidistrict self-insurance program for medical, dental, workers compensation, life, and disability insurance.

·        Works with the payroll clerk to ensure that payroll checks are issues to all district employees on a timely basis.

·        Periodically gather comparison data on salary and benefits for negotiations.

·        Plan and coordinate the development of statistical, financial, and management information related to employee relations.

  • Assists with personnel and human resource operations, insurance, and medical benefits.

·        Operate within the policies of and implement regulations developed by the District.

·        Establish annual personal and professional development goals focused upon effective leadership characteristics and specific job performance target areas.

·        Participate in workshops, conferences and / or other activities designed to maintain knowledge and skills regarding educational management, employee supervision,, and other matters pertaining to effective management.

·        Develop proposed policies relating to financial management for Board consideration.

·        Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Superintendent of Schools.

·        Regularly confer with building principals and administrators regarding problems / solutions related to district operations.

·        Work with commissioned architects in the construction and remodeling of facilities to ensure compliance with district requirements and economic conditions.

·        Review all contracts between the district and outside contractors prior to board review.

·        Oversee the day-to-day operations of the district finance and business functions.

·        Recruit, interview, and recommend qualified personnel for approved staff openings.

·        Evaluate subordinate staff and make employment recommendations to the Superintendent.

·        Supervise the director of food service operations.

·        Direct the general operations and financial procedures of the food service program.

·        Direct the general operations and financial procedures of the technology program.

·        Supervise the director of transportation services.

 

The following positions report to the Business Manager: Payroll clerk, accounts payable clerk,  director of food services and director of transportation services.

 

EEOC

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West Burlington Independent School District is seeking an individual for the position of

Business Manager/Payroll Specialist/Board Secretary

 

 

West Burlington Independent School District is a PK-12 public school nestled along the Mississippi River in SE Iowa. WBISD’s K-12 enrollment is 920 students. The progressive school district has great facilities and is the school of choice in SE Iowa. West Burlington is well-known in the SE Iowa area for leading the Bridges Out of Poverty initiative. The school district is in great shape financially and is experiencing steady enrollment growth. The school district has had four superintendents in its 52-year history with the current superintendent in his eighth year.

 

The position is available due to Tina Diewold’s retirement. Mrs. Diewold has served WBISD for almost 30 years. The desired start date is February 1, 2018. WBISD is looking for candidates with SBO authorization or are eligible to attain. A degree is preferred but not required. Accounting experience and/or knowledge are requirements. WBISD prefers candidates with school experience, but is willing to train the right candidate. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience with a minimum salary of $55,000. Please send inquiries to superintendent Dave Schmitt at david.schmitt@wbschools.us or (319) 752-8747, option #3. Interested candidates should apply electronically through the schools’ web site at: www.wbisd.com

 

 

EEOC

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CAM Community School District

Business Manager/Board Secretary

 

The CAM Community School District is located in Southwest Iowa.  The communities of Anita, Massena and Cumberland make up the CAM CSD.  The district was formed in 2011 when the Anita CSD and Cumberland-Massena districts reorganized.  The district serves nearly 500 students plus 585 students in the Iowa Connection Academy, which is one of the two virtual schools in the state of Iowa.  The school district is in good financial shape and has seen an increase in student enrollment in the last three years.

The position of Business Manager/Board Secretary is available due to the announced retirement of Linda Edwards.  Linda has served the district for 25 years with the majority of those years serving as Business Manager/Board Secretary.  The desired start date for this position will be January 3, 2018.

 

CAM Community School District

 
Job Title:        Board Secretary/Treasurer and Business Manager
 
Reports to:    Superintendent and Board of Directors
 
 
FLSA Status: _X_Exempt                 ___ Non-Exempt
 
Status:            _X_ Full Time              ___ Part Time
                        ___ Hourly                  _X_ Salary
  
The board employs the School Business Official to maintain district financial records according to federal and state law, administrative rules, and board policy. To prepare and administer the district budget. To act in the position of Secretary of the board in all respects such as attending board meetings, recording board minutes, preparing information and reports, and meeting other requests made by the board.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under general supervision of the Superintendent and Board of Directors, the School Business Official performs the following responsibilities within the overarching framework of the Iowa Department of Education’s Standards for School Business Officials (SBO Standards).

  • Codes school finance data in accordance with Governmental Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Accounting, the Uniform Financial Accounting Manual, and the current Chart of Accounts;
  • Implements the certified budget process;
  • Understands the content and purpose of the Aid and Levy Worksheet;
  • Adheres to the concept of spending authority;
  • Provides detailed financial data that is useful to the board and other decision makers;
  • Delivers a monthly statement of receipts, disbursements, and balances for every fund;
  • Reconciles bank statements monthly;
  • Completes payroll for all employees each month;
  • Maintains an accurate and separate account of each fund;
  • Files taxes and financial reports in a timely manner;
  • Understands and implements board policies and procedures;
  • Maintains a working knowledge of laws applicable to school districts;
  • Manages and navigates school accounting software; Inputs financial data onto word processing, spreadsheet, and other programs as needed;
  • Uploads financial data through the Iowa Education Portal and other reporting websites;
  • Remains current with accounting technology;
  • Maintains confidentiality of restricted information;
  • Analyzes and troubleshoots problems;
  • Participates and contributes to the district’s vision and goals;
  • Applies research, knowledge and skills from professional development opportunities to improve practice;
  • Engages in annual review of district and accounting practices;
  • Encourages an environment of mutual respect, rapport, and fairness;
  • Adheres to board policies, district procedures, and contractual obligations and/or
  • Ensures district policies are not in conflict with the law;


Board Secretary/Treasurer Functions:

  • Takes oath of office within 10 days following appointment;
  • Publishes minutes, bills, and salaries on a timely basis;
  • Files bonds and ensures the level of coverage is adequate;
  • Holds office until a successor has been appointed and qualified;
  • Informs appropriate authorities of the names, addresses, and changes of board officers;
  • Maintains separate and complete books for minutes and elections;
  • Delivers all claims to the board for audit and allowance; and/or
  • District writes additional essential function(s).

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
 
Education and Licensure:

  • 60 credit hours of accounting or business, including six credits hours of accounting.
  • Possess or ability to qualify for School Business Official Authorization.
    Knowledge and Skills:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to explain complicated financial concepts.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The following physical requirements were selected from a list of suggested ADA-Compliant language based on the likely work of the position. This list is generic in nature and should be updated to appropriately reflect the needs of your district.

Physical Activity

Amount of Time

Occasionally
(1%-32%)

Frequently
(33%-65%)

Constantly
(66%-100%)

Mobility

X

Talk

X

Hear

X

Operate Computer

X

Stationary Position

X

Balance

X

Lift Up to 10 pounds

X

Operate Motor Vehicle

X

 
WORKING CONDITIONS:

Working Conditions

Amount of Time

Occasionally
(1%-32%)

Frequently
(33%-65%)

Constantly
(66%-100%)

School Hours

X

Indoors

X

Evenings

X

Weekends

X

 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • 12 months a year.
  • Salary and benefits are to be determined by the board.

 
EVALUATION:
The School Business Official will be evaluated by the Superintendent at a minimum of once a school year. Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with federal and state law, board policy, and the preceding job description.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
It is the policy of the CAM Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, and gender identity, in its employment practices.
 
The statements contained herein describe the scope of responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts the management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time unless restricted by law or a negotiated contract.
 
For additional resources, please read the Iowa Association of School Business Official’s
School Business Official Recruitment and Selection Guide.

 

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Des Moines Public Schools

Sponsored Grants Program Accountant

Apply @  https://www.dmschools.org/jobs-dmps/support-staff/support-staff/?category=Specialists

 

12 month position / 8 hours per day
$74,298 - $89,877 annual salary

 

BASIC FUNCTION:

This position requires oversight of all financial activities for Title funding sources. Review all financial transactions to ensure they meet federal funding requirements. This position requires continuous use of independent judgment. The essential functions as shown below represent only the key areas of responsibility; specific position requirements will vary depending on the needs of the business and finance department.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

   1.Review all financial transactions to ensure they meet Title funding and requirements.

   2.Prepare applicable Federal financial reports.

3.Assess and monitor program budgets and promote increased or decreased spending depending on deadlines and available budgets.  Including performing reconciliations and analysis.

4.Establish account number for Title funding to meet reporting requirements.

   5.Prepare Monthly claim and process timely draw down of funds.

6.Prepare accurate & timely interim and final financial reports as required.

7.Liaison with Title principals and Director of Federal Programs regarding budget issues and concerns about allowable and appropriate costs.

8.Assist with implementation of grant monitoring and research system and grant related FRP improvements for Title Programs.

9.Respond in a timely manner to inquiries from other district employees.

  10.Assist with continuous improvement efforts.

  11.Attend work on a prompt and regular basis.

  12.Maintain confidentiality.

  13.Maintain satisfactory and harmonious working relationships with the public, students, and other           employees.

  14.Assist with other duties as may be assigned.

 

ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (for every DMPS position):

1.   Attend work on a prompt and regular basis.

2.   Maintain confidentiality.

3.   Maintain satisfactory and harmonious working relationships with the public, students, and other employees.

4.   Assist with other duties as may be assigned.

HIRING SPECIFICATIONS:

Required:

1.Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent.

2.Minimum of 10 years of experience with Microsoft Office products and computerized financial accounting system.

3.Minimum of 10 years of experience with Fund Accounting and closing out grant program fiscal year.

   4.Minimum of 10 years of experience with general ledger and financial reporting.

   5.Competency working in a culturally diverse environment or the willingness to acquire these skills.

Desired:

   1.Fund Accounting Experience.

   2.CPA Certificate.

 

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