Senior Director of Accounting

Senior Director of Accounting
Norfolk Public Schools
 Norfolk, Virginia
Job Description

Maintains a complete, online automated accounting system for all financial transactions by source of funds, location, program, and object.

Responsible for timely payment of vendors for all goods and services received by the School Board.

Prepares financial statements on a full accrual basis to enable the School Board, Superintendent, and other administrative officers to make resource decisions for the school system.

Prepares periodic reports to the City of Norfolk, the State of Virginia, and the federal government.

Prepares and/or reviews the Financial Section of the Annual School Report as required by the Virginia Department of Education.

Prepares and/or reviews monthly financial reports and coordinates reconciliation of subsidiary ledgers for all functional areas, including the operating and grant funds, inventory, Child Nutrition Services, payroll, and purchasing.

Maintains a complete property control system for school fixed assets and controllable equipment.

Prepares appropriate annual financial reports in accordance with the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and coordinates the external audit.

Develops and maintains separate accounting records for each federal and state grant funded program.

Develops and maintains a close working relationship with city financial officials to properly manage cash flow and investments for the School Board.

Act on behalf of the Chief Finance Officer in his absence.

Performs other duties as assigned.