Director - Financial Services (Effective 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR)
- Director - Financial Services (Effective 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR) JobID: 15953
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REASONS TO WORK IN TUCSON UNIFIED
We're an urban school district that believes all students can achieve at high levels.
We're committed to providing our students with multicultural and culturally responsive education.
We're transforming our school district and the community by making a difference in the lives of our students.
We value and recognize our innovative, highly performing, and creative staff.
Join Tucson Unified and serve in the forefront of American education in beautiful and sunny Tucson, Arizona. As the second largest district in the state, we have 86 schools and proudly serve over 47,000 students, parents, and families since 1867. Bring your talent and passion to TUSD!
TUSD'S MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Tucson Unified School District, in partnership with parents and the greater community, is to assure each pre-K through 12th grade student receives an engaging, rigorous and comprehensive education. The District is committed to inclusion and non-discrimination in all District activities. At all times, District staff should work to ensure that staff, parents, students and members of the public are included and welcome to participate in District activities.
REPORTS TO Executive Director of Financial Services
This position reports to the Executive Director of Finance and plays a key role in the daily operations of the Financial Services Department, with strong emphasis on budget development processes, and long and short range planning. The Director will manage and oversee budgeting, payroll and benefits functions, to include researching and collaborating with employee groups and determining best practices. The Director will carry out budget development and budget oversight, to include developing, analyzing, and providing assistance and making recommendations to ensure compliance with the adopted process. This position will assist with managing the business, financial and administrative functions within the department, and supervision of all finance staff.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Business Administration or related field
Six (6) years of professional experience in budgeting, finance or research, including two years of project or team leadership experience
Advanced Database/Spreadsheet Program Experience
Five (5) Years Supervisory Experience
Knowledge of Uniform System of Financial Records (USFR) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Government Accounting Standards (GAGAS) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
Knowledge of budgeting practices and procedures
Knowledge and ability to use Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) accounting systems
Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA)
Five years of school district financial, accounting, or management information systems experience
Certified Public Accountancy (CPA)
Local government budget experience
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE
FBI fingerprint background check (at employee’s expense).
Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization.
EFFECTIVE - 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR
LOCATION - Tucson Unified School District - 1010 E 10th Street
ADE - EXEMPT
12 month position
Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language.
The hiring range for external candidates will be $80,856.00 to $93,871.31, based on experience.
For more information on salary schedule, please visit the EXE Non Bargaining Agreement at http://tusd1.org/Departments/Human-Resources/Employee-Agreements
First review of applications will be March 30, 2020
Please be sure to upload cover letter, resume and 3 letters of reference to your application
Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.