Dallas County Schools

Senior Reporting Accountant

REPORTS TO:  Director of Financial Reporting

JOB POSTING NO.:  160817-0126-02B

LOCATION:  Administration

SALARY RANGE:  Min. $52,960.84 - Mid. $66,197.66 (Commensurate w/ Education and Experience)

CLOSING DATE:   September 8, 2016

PRIMARY PURPOSE:  Perform professional accounting work involving compilation, analysis, and reporting of financial data.  To oversee and perform account reconciliations, adjustments, reporting, and auditing of business-type transactions and general ledger financial activity.


Education and Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Accounting is required
  • CPA or other financial certification preferred but not required
  • TASBO certification preferred
  • At least five years of experience in governmental accounting with an emphasis in Texas public education
  • At least  two of those years must have involved leadership over transaction processing and the production of Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • The position requires: Specialized professional-level knowledge of the theory, principles, and practices of accounting and financial record keeping
  • Knowledge of US generally accepted accounting principles as they relate to Texas school finance system, the TEA Financial Accountability System Resource Guide, and federal and state compliance requirements
  • Previous experience using computer-aided relational database systems that applies to Texas school district accounting applications
  • Knowledge of audit procedures, development of accounting controls, and implementation of GASB releases
  • Experience in the preparation of audit schedules, tables and footnotes, and walk forward of balance sheet accounts that aid in the generation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
  • Demonstrates strong professional writing, communication, and project management skills


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