• Generally accepted auditing standards and generally accepted accounting principles.
• Governmental funding, budgeting and accounting.
• Legal and procedural guidelines for accounting and financial transactions.
• Statistical sampling, data collection, evaluation and analytical techniques.
• Recordkeeping and interpretation of contract provisions and agreements.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Data collection and comparative analysis techniques.
• Microsoft suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and other software and applications.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• School and district policies, rules and regulations.
• Determine the best method to derive audit evidence such as statistical sampling, data analysis, interviews, benchmarking, etc.
• Conduct and participate in meetings, conferences, professional development and other trainings.
• Interact with staff and situations in an honest, confidential and forthright manner.
• Compile data to prepare complex reports and present them in various forums.
• Work cooperatively with departments and organizations to validate the integrity of the data and information gathered and reported.
• Conduct independent audits and present impartial results, recommendations and commensurate time frames.
• Work effectively and efficiently without close supervision.
• Direct the work of others.
• Understand and carry out verbal and written directions.
• Read, write and speak English with sufficient comprehension to perform duties accurately and competently.
• Train, work effectively and work cooperatively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
• Communicate positively and effectively, orally and in writing, with district staff, students and various community partners.
• Work variable schedules/hours as required.
EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Public Administration or a closely related field.
• One (1) or more years of successful and progressive experience in bookkeeping or accounting.
• One (1) or more years of successful auditing experience.
• Demonstrated project management skills and abilities.
• Demonstrated high level of successful customer service with public.
Licenses or Certificates Needed:
• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License. Candidates must provide (and maintain) official motor vehicle driving record, and proof of compliance with district safe driving standards.
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license, preferred. If employee seeks a CPA license, District may provide supervision for the licensure process.
PHYSICAL EFFORT / WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Primarily indoor office.
• Frequently driving and visiting various district sites.
• Office setting with phones, computer work, customer contact, drop-ins and other communications.
Employees in this position must have/be able to:
• Observe safe lifting and carrying practices.
• Walk, climb, stand, stoop, lift and carry sufficient to perform tasks.
• Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with/without assistive devices.
• See, hear and speak with/without assistive devices sufficient to communicate effectively with others.
• Bend at the waist.
• Reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally; grasp.
• Sit for extended periods of time with intermittent walking.
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to use keyboard and office equipment.
• Drive and travel to various work and school sites, when necessary.
• Occasionally lift and carry up to twenty (20) pounds for short distances.