We are currently recruiting two qualified Fiscal Oversight Administrators,
who are Certified Public Accountants (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditors
(CIA) for a temporary (five month) full time (40 hours per week)
assignment. The position is currently assigned to LAUSD Downtown Los
Angeles Beaudry Headquarters, but employees are currently
working-from-home. This position will be responsible for supervising
three Fiscal Services Managers who oversee the fiscal operations of 70
or more independent charter schools. This position is also responsible
for planning, coordinating, and participating in the administration and
reporting of fiscal activities relating to charter school oversight, charter
petition review, and complex charter school fiscal issues. This
recruitment requires that you submit an application, resume and cover
letter. We will be accepting application materials until the temporary
positions are filled.
Department or School Site In 1993, the LAUSD designated specific staff to provide oversight to
charter schools to ensure that each charter school operates in
compliance with all applicable laws and terms of its charter. The Charter
Schools Division manages, coordinates, and administers the activities
related to the District's efforts in developing, approving, overseeing, and
renewing Charter Schools as required by law
Project A Fiscal Oversight Administrator supervises and participates in the
administration of fiscal activities related to the budgetary matters and
performs professional-level forensic investigative and auditing work in
connection with alleged improprieties of schools, departments,
employees, vendors, and contractors.
Benefits (Benefits not applicable for temporary assignments)
District paid premiums for your choice of several medical,
dental, and vision for you and your dependents; and life insurance plans.
Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement
24 days each year.
Job Duties/Responsibilities The Fiscal Oversight Administrator is responsible for planning,
coordinating, supervising, and participating in the administration of fiscal
activities related to budgetary matters. Additionally, the Fiscal Oversight
Administrator performs professional-level forensic investigative and
auditing work in connection with alleged improprieties of schools,
departments, employees, vendors, and contractors. The following are
some of the key duties:
Supervises, trains staff, and participates in the activities of a unit
engaged in duties that include the following:
- Conducting fiscal oversight responsibilities including regular oversight
visits and completing oversight reports for assigned schools.
- Investigate and reconstruct records which have been destroyed or
falsified, trace funds through bank accounts to source or to ultimate
disposition and examine and summarize bank records.
- Determining whether District accounting and financial operations are
conducted in compliance with relevant policies such as District policies
and procedures, GAAP, the Education Code, and State and federal
- In consultation with investigators, determining the appropriateness of
investigative audits and designates which records are to be seized or
subpoenaed and used as evidence in specific cases.
- Analyzing financial related evidence; gathering, assembling, preserving,
and reporting facts and evidence resulting from forensic investigations
and audits; submitting recommendations regarding case filings; and
drawing conclusions and expressing opinions based on evidence.
For a complete list of duties and class description, please visit
Minimum Requirements Please note that these entrance qualifications will need to be met to
proceed in this process and any future recruitment.
Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s
degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
Candidates who have completed college or university course
work at an institution in a country other than the United States MUST
obtain an official, sealed complete evaluation of foreign transcripts and
degrees at their own cost. Please be sure to request a DETAILED report.
Please have this ready to submit at the time of the Technical Interview.
Please visit http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf for a list
of approved evaluation organizations.
Five years of school fiscal policy review or forensic accounting
experience. Experience in governmental accounting, automated
accounting systems, or charter school audit review is preferable.
Supervisory experience is preferable.
Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal
Auditor (CIA) is required and CPA and CIA must be acquired from a
United States agency.
Certification as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Fraud
Specialist (CFS) or Certified Forensic Accountant (CFA) is preferable.
A valid California Driver License. Use of an automobile.
Desirable Qualifications The ideal candidate is a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal
Auditor with extensive, recent forensic accounting or auditing experience
(either in their current position, or in position held in the last two years)
with an in-depth understanding of accounting standards, such as the
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), forensic reviews, and
S/he utilizes critical judgement in the evaluation of data and the
development of clear and concise procedures, training materials, and
reports and conducts thorough investigations and identifies and directs
the gathering of pertinent evidence during an investigation while
maintaining confidentiality of evidence gathered.
The ideal candidate demonstrates initiative while remaining abreast of
relevant legislative and policy updates, and relevant technologies.
S/he can appropriately handle conflict between subordinates and/or
school leaders and staff, colleagues from LAUSD or other government
agencies, and others by utilizing on-going relationship building and
thorough, timely responses to requests and reviews and work effectively
with a wide range of District personnel, charter school personnel, charter
school stakeholders, and the public.
The ideal candidate is able to develop the analysis and problem-solving
capabilities of direct reports and utilize leadership qualities to create
buy-in and ensure appropriate follow-up actions from staff and charter
The ideal candidate is able to balance a sizable individual workload while
concurrently monitoring his/her staff’s workloads, timelines, and
deadlines and possesses excellent professional writing skills and oral
Employment Selection Process This recruitment requires that you submit a resume and cover letter in
addition to completing the online application.
Application materials will be reviewed on a regular basis and those
applicants meeting the entrance qualifications will be forwarded to the
hiring managers to consider for interviews.
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Please note that a recruitment for a regular permanent position may
consist of multiple selection process such as a written and/or technical
project and a structured scored interview.
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The Los Angeles Unified School District intends that all qualified persons
shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion.
Reasonable accommodations in completing an application and testing
are available to individuals with disabilities. Please call (213) 241-3455
for more information.
Additional Posting Information Selection and promotion are based on a competitive employment
assessment process. Candidates who pass all parts of the assessment
process are placed on a hiring (eligibility) list based on their assessment
score. Hiring departments may make job offers to candidates on the top
three ranks of the hiring list. Eligibility typically lasts for 12 months. The
hiring list resulting from this assessment process may be used to fill open
positions in related job classifications.