Director of Accounting

REPORTS TO:  Executive Director of Business Services

JOB POSTING NO.:  160803-000A-01A

LOCATION:  Administration

SALARY RANGE:  Min. $88,015.70 - Mid. $104,780.38 (Commensurate w/ Education and Experience)

CLOSING DATE:  Extended through September 8, 2016

PRIMARY PURPOSE:  Supervise and monitor accounting operations of the district, including general ledger accounting transactions, payables, investments, cash management, bank reconciliations, and other balance sheet accounts.  Manage and monitor staffs who prepare accounting transactions in compliance with district, State and Federal procedures as well as US generally accepted accounting principals.



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • Certified Public Accountant or TASBO RTSBA certification preferred

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Advanced technical knowledge of accounting procedures, budgeting and accounting systems
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, organize, instruct and train staff
  • Demonstrated communication skills - written and oral
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze situations accurately and develop an effective course of action
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible in acceptance of changes in techniques and procedures
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Power Point applications
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize various query and report writing applications for data extraction and reporting
  • Ability to interpret and implement new governmental accounting principles
  • Ability to analyze, differentiate, read, coordinate, compile, and compute data


  • Requires a minimum of four (4) years supervisor experience in managing professional accounting or financial staff
  • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting or financial management environment
  • Specific knowledge and experience with Texas Education Agency's accounting procedures and annual report preparation, is preferred

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