Financial Advisor - Federal Programs

Department/Agency of position: 
Shelby County Schools Staffing Department
Location of position: 
Memphis, TN
Wage/Salary: 
$62,844 – $82,640/year
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Closing Date: 
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Job Description: 

Purpose and Scope: The incumbent delivers at a high level of competency in projecting, budgeting, monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on financial activity for the Exceptional Children Department.   This effort includes preparing budgets for operations, programs and projects; maintenance of financial controls in accordance with policies and procedures; and reporting on unusually complex problems and provides solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvement.

Essential Job Functions: Provide leadership and a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, resourcefulness, and competency in the financial area and is viewed as expert within the field.   Work collaboratively with other professionals, and management to achieve a system-wide result. May lead a team in the effort. Provides instruction and leadership with subordinate clerks and technicians, and advises management. Conduct financial audits to ensure compliance to regulations and laws. Deal with unusually complex problems and provides solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvements.  Ensure that the workgroup’s goals and activities are in synch with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization; and that the execution of responsibilities are in accordance to lawful and ethical standards.  Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations; provides for appropriate research and compiles reports, as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Financial Management or relevant field plus an additional 4 years related experience, or equivalent, for a total education/experience of 8 years. 

Degree Equivalency Formula: Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience. Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience. Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included.