Leander ISD is currently evaluating several potential models in light of the changing situation, and following guidance established by local, state and federal leaders.
Regardless of what decisions are reached in order to open our campuses and operations, we must ask that all applicants, new employees, and current staff be prepared for
possible variations in campus assignments, hours of operations, and modifications to job duties among other considerations.
Any of these possible changes may not be known until we move into the school year and certainly will depend upon any developments in managing COVID -19 restrictions and recommendations.
The State Board for Educator Certification will require all first time applicants for an initial credential to be fingerprinted as part of a national criminal background check. A $49.00 fingerprinting fee will be charged once hired.
To analyze budget activities of the district to ensure accurate and timely reporting. Ensure compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- Assist in budget preparation and development work.
- Assist with creating budget projections for budget managers to input funding requests.
- Audit, verify and provide additional data checks.
- Collaborate with departments/campuses to obtain required information and ensure timely processing.
- Build and maintain effective relationships with various internal clients.
- Make recommendations for efficiency improvements and automation of processes.
- Assist in developing budget recommendations for approval or rejection of funding requests.
- Conduct cost/benefit and other types of analysis.
- Ensure compliance with federal, state and local law and regulations.
- Make recommendations in order to preserve legal compliance.
- Prepare periodical and special reports.
- Develop forecasts for future budget needs.
- Maintains full documentation on all budget requests and back-up materials to support the budget development.
- Demonstrates regular and prompt attendance.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES
- Associate's degree in accounting, business administration or equivalent combination of training/experience to demonstrate ability to do the job.
- TASBO certification a preferred.
- Experience in budget analysis or administration.
- Knowledge of local, state and federal requirements relating to payroll issues and reports, accounting and auditing principles and keyboarding and use of general office equipment, 10-key by touch.
- Skill in communication, district and analytical skills.
- Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, use a computer and application software.
The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
- Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
- Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
- Frequently communicates with other employees or public. Must be able to exchange accurate information.
- Ability to compute, analyze and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes.
- Ability to understand, remember, and communicate routine, factual information.
- Ability to organize and prioritize own work schedule on short-term basis.
- Ability to make decisions which have moderate impact on immediate work unit.
- Ability to compose letters, outlines, memoranda, and basic reports and/or to orally communicate technical information.
- Ability to communicate with individuals utilizing a telephone, computer or other electronic device.
- Use standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals.
- Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting.
- Repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching.
- Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds).
- May work prolonged or irregular hours.
- Work with frequent interruptions.
- Maintain composure and professionalism at all times.
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