BUDGET DIRECTOR-5 Years Government Accounting Preferred (#1781075)

Job | Posted 25 days ago


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: • Accounting Degree • Experience in administration, supervision, governmental fund accounting, budgetary, payroll, risk and property management, and purchasing functions.

REPORTS TO: Director of Schools


Supervise all financial operations of Greene County School System, including development and maintenance of the annual budget and long-range financial projections. Ensure the best possible educational opportunity for the funds available through comprehensive and complete financial management and reporting. Plan and analyze current programs, support systems, and expenditures.

1. Complete and/or coordinate all fiscal reporting activities for the district including regular Board of Education revenue/expense and balance sheets reports, reports to funding agencies, development and monitoring of district and contract/grant budgets. 2. Prepare and present the proposed annual budget for the Director of Schools, the Board of Education and the County Commission 3. Monitor the system budget on a regular basis to maintain awareness of fluctuations and propose amendments to stay within funding constraints. 4. Assure that all required financial reports to the Board, County Commission, state, and federal agencies are submitted properly. 5. Assure compliance with all IRS regulated plans such as 403(b), Section 125, and Retirement. 6. Lead the long-range financial planning of the school system taking into consideration current and future needs and obligations. 7. Ensure compliance with the Tennessee Internal School Accounting Manual and other state and federal accounting guidelines by working closely with the school system auditor. 8. Assure the district receives all funds to which it is entitled from local, state, and federal governments. 9. Assure the payroll process is implemented in an efficient and timely manner and all payroll information is appropriately reported and recorded. 10. Supervise the collection, safekeeping, and distribution of all funds by maintaining segregation of duties and internal controls. 11. Assist Principals in all budgeting, accounting, and financial matters and provide direction to Administrative Assistants and Bookkeepers. 12. Supervise the maintenance and inventory of system fixed assets. 13. Act as an advisor to the Director of Schools on all questions relating to the business and financial affairs of the district. 14. Responsible for the following Greene County School departments/personnel in reference to Accounts Payable, Benefits, and Payroll.

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS ? Knowledge of governmental accounting principles. ? Knowledge of fund accounting. ? Knowledge of property, sales, and other categories of local taxes collection and how they are included in school system budgets. ? Familiarity with Governmental Accountability Standards Board (GASB) reporting requirements. ? Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Schools. ? Telephone conversations, use of electronic mail, writing letters and memos, and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. ? Exemplary written and oral presentation skills necessary for both small and large group settings and a variety of audiences. ? Face to face discussions with individuals or teams. ? Dealing with unpleasant, angry, or discourteous people. ? Conflict situations. ? Making decisions that impact the results of co-workers, clients, or Greene County Schools. ? Ability to articulate beliefs and act accordingly in a consistent manner. ? Opportunity to make decisions without supervision. ? Making decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, image, and reputation of the school system. ? Making decisions in which mistakes that are not easily correctable and have serious consequences. ? Being exact or highly accurate. ? Freedom to determine priorities and goals. ? Strict deadlines. ? Ability lead and facilitate teamwork and add value to the team as a member. ? Interpersonal skills to work with a wide variety of employees. ? Responsibility for work outcomes and results. ? Demonstrate personal characteristics expected of all Greene County Schools employees. ? Demonstrate English proficiency in oral and written English. ? Complete Employment Intention Form annually. ? Complete required annual training via the designated Training Management System each school year by the established due date. ? Routinely review your Greene County Schools system email. ? Display your ID badge in a visible location at all times when providing services for Greene County Schools. ? Enter absence information timely via the designated Leave Management System. ? Meet the necessary health and physical qualifications. ? Complete satisfactory background checks as required by the Tennessee State Department of Education and state law.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES/WORKING CONDITIONS Light (lift up to 25 lbs.), Rare (up to 15% of the time). Office environment. Other physical demands that may be required are as follows, • Pushing • Pulling • Climbing • Stooping • Reaching.


TRAINING REQUIREMENTS Alcohol/Drug Screening Guidelines, Automated External Defibrillators (AED)/HeartStart AED Demonstration, Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Prevention, Drug Free Workplace, Employee Handbook, FERPA, Fire Extinguisher Safety, Hazard Communication-Right to Know, Sexual Harassment, Technology Responsible Use Policy, Youth Suicide, Sex Trafficking.

Greene County Schools reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the company desires. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employee relationship remains “at-will.” The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.

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Greene County School District

910 Summer ST, Greeneville, TN 37743
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,367 (USD)

State Average: $9,312 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 4%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.06

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 874