Financial Systems Manager

Financial Systems Manager
Chicago Public Schools Accounting Department
 Chicago, Illinois
Job Description

The Financial Systems Manager will perform a key role in optimizing the use of current technology to ensure relevant, accurate, and complete data in the CPS’ financial systems. The Manager will supervise and review the work of a Senior Financial Analyst and 2 System Accountants engaged in the management of financial accounts; the manager will also design and implement computerized accounting systems and internal controls to ensure operational efficiency. 

This position will support the integrity of the processing and recording of property tax distributions, capital and fixed assets, payables and payroll accounts, cash and other bank accounts, as well as other revenue and expense transactions. The role also requires the individual to provide support for the annual financial audit and other regulatory audits by performing extensive, complex reconciliations and reporting through the use of query logic and other data extraction tools and to assist in the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and the Annual Financial Report (AFR).