BUDGET ANALYST

Bassett Unified School District - La Puente, CA (30+ days ago)4.2


THIS POSITION IS OPEN COMPETITIVE AND PROMOTIONAL TO BOTH INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CANDIDATES

Vacancies: 1
Hours: Monday - Friday (7:30 am to 4:00 pm)
Months: 12
Location: Bassett Unified School District Office
Eligibility Lists: Two lists will be created from this recruitment, one internal promotional and one external

BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, performs a variety of complex and confidential executive level budgeting and financial support duties.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Provides technical expertise, assistance and guidance to management and other personnel in the analysis of budget, payroll, receivables, expenditures, compliance of program requirements and other financial issues and discrepancies

Reviews expense, travel and claim forms, and other requisitions for compliance with applicable standards, rules and regulations, and approved budgets, analyzes variances and resolves variances with appropriate managers. Monitors expenditures of funds carried over from prior fiscal periods.

Reviews personnel requisition (PR) for completeness and accuracy; determines and inputs account numbers to be charged; separates specially funded PR's and sends to proper departments for accounting and signatures; inputs verified PR's information into HRS system.

Receives, inputs, updates and audits position control data to reflect changes in salary schedules, stipend tables, job classifications and position allocations; assigns documents position control numbers and files pending documents; adds and creates new job classes and positions; updates labor and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) codes; verifies labor distribution is complete.

Prepares analysis, schedules, journal vouchers and reconciliations to produce accurate periodic financial reports in accordance with GAAP and the California School Accounting Manual

Prepares projections of revenues, budget estimates, multi-year cash flow analysis, and supporting schedules.

Provides reports to auditors, county personnel, IRS, State Franchise Tax Board, and other governmental agency representatives; responds to public information requests

Provides training and guidance to Accounting Technicians and District support staff in performing accounting entries; works directly with staff from other departments to resolve technical accounting issues and problems.

Approve purchase requisitions, conference requests, revolving cash reimbursement requests and personnel requisitions; assure budget availability and proper signatures, approvals and account numbers.

Provide assistance to staff regarding status of budget and expenditures; compile and complete information for reporting assigned funds to the proper funding source; prepare expenditure report for categorical programs to include a carryover figure.

Assists, and may facilitate certain aspects of the budget development process and financial reporting for categorical, special, and general funds. Participates in certain aspects of its preparation, such as data collection and prior-year performance analysis.

Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the regulations and reporting requirements and procedures connected with categorical, special and general fund programs, as well as state and federal government programs for reimbursement.

Receives cash and cash equivalent from a variety of sources. Verifies amounts and balances to supporting documentation. Enters information into appropriate accounts as required. Prepares deposits and other transmittals.

Participates in the preparation of periodic financial statements and categorical reports, including variance analysis, for advisory/regulatory groups and administrators. Assists with opening and closing of financial records based on fiscal year, as well as preparing and filing sales tax returns.

Attend workshops and seminars to maintain current knowledge of new procedures and regulations.

Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
OPTION I:
A high school diploma or the equivalent, supplemented by at least 12 units of college level coursework in Accounting and/or Finance, and 5 years of increasingly responsible experience performing job related duties and responsibilities.

OPTION II:
A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration/Management, or a closely related field and 3 years of progressively responsible experience performing job related duties and responsibilities.

OPTION III:
A high school diploma or the equivalent, and 4 years of experience in the classification of Accounting Technician at Bassett Unified School District performing progressively responsible duties and responsibilities.

Language Requirements:
None.

Licenses and Certifications:
Must possess a valid California Class C Driver's License and be insurable by the District's insurance carrier for liability purposes.

APPLICATION & EXAMINATION PROCESS: Application
1 - Complete an ONLINE Bassett USD employment application by clicking the "Apply" button above.

Examination

2 - Applications will be screened to select the most qualified candidates.

3 - The examination will consist of a:
a. Written Exam (40% of final score) - June 21, 2018
b. Performance Exam (Pass/Fail) - June 21, 2018
b. Oral Interview (60% of final score) - June 27, 2018

Visit our Recruitment Calendar for more details.