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Posted on 2019-10-21 11:03:27 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fisd194%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D2256&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C518196b286ba49e17f5508d756403433%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637072706067291098&sdata=CKHrI3y%2FwVpesB5o%2FuMw9zm%2FYhGTpLskgU%2F549tydpA%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: TBD Date Closing: 11/03/2019 4 PM * Controller_072019.pdf<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fisd194%2Fonlineapp%2F1BrowseFile.aspx%3Fid%3D98057&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C518196b286ba49e17f5508d756403433%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637072706067291098&sdata=LFK05Hfkwp58MDB30jMYEpI0phRSOS298Qsqge0tcQA%3D&reserved=0> The Controller is responsible for managing the budgetary financial functions of accounting, reporting, analysis and preparation of general business and financial affairs of Lakeville Area Public Schools in an effort to provide the best possible educational programs and services in the most efficient manner possible. WHAT YOU&#8217;LL LIKE ABOUT US: * Comprehensive and affordable benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D and Long-Term Disability Coverage * Paid time off and paid holidays * 403(b) Plan & matching * Salary range: $100,000 - $110,000 WHAT YOU&#8217;LL BE WORKING ON: * Work with the Executive Director of Business Services in supervision of all School District budget preparation. Coordinate and manage the budget development process and oversee the appropriate procedures in budget development, preparation and control. Manage and coordinate the preparation of all District budget booklets. * Conduct budgetary scenario development, analysis, prepare and develop management reports as needed in an appropriate format as required by administration, Finance Committee and School Board. Develop, review and recommend policy, methods and procedures relating to the efficient and effective accounting of School District funds. * Establish and maintain internal controls over financial reporting, and Administer and update a financial system which will accurately reflect the financial operations of the School District. * Administer School District accounting functions consistent with established GASB and UFARS guidelines. * Maintain and operate the Financial and H/R Pay systems used by ISD #194. * Coordinate the annual School District Financial audit as well as plan and manage the completion of all audit work-papers in preparation of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report completed in accordance with UFARS and GAAP. * Project and maintain adequate records of School District cash flow and make recommendations for investments or borrowing with the degree of security prescribed by statute. * Determine and assign proper classification and reporting of all financial transactions in accordance with UFARS and GAAP. * Responsible for severance/retirement payments and insures they are made in accordance with contract language. * Perform all long-term debt management activities. * Monitor legal compliance in the area of school finance law and IRS statutes. * Ensures that financial internal controls and policies and procedures are adhered to district-wide. * Manage the financial requirements in the preparation of local, state and federal applications and reporting. * Assist in organizing and supervision of finance staff for year-end close out. * Assist in organizing and supervising of finance staff for annual external audit. * Work with external auditors and actuaries. * Supervises Accountants and Accounts Payable finance staff. * Attends staff development opportunities offered through MDE, MASBO, ASBO, and various financial firms. * Serves on District Finance Advisory Committee and also Sourcewell Finance Advisory Board. * Coordinates the retention and destruction of Business Office records. * Ability to make effective presentations to the School Board and District Administration. * Other duties as assigned by Executive Director of Business Services. WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: * Bachelor&#8217;s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required. * Master&#8217;s degree in business or related field preferred. * Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred. * Five to seven years of finance experience, including supervision, training and motivation of personnel. School finance experience preferred. * Excellent verbal, written and electronic communication skills. * Ability to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with minimal supervision and support. ISD 194 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY Lakeville Area Schools uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C518196b286ba49e17f5508d756403433%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637072706067301092&sdata=Uc76IqGsjKhK2RPoO%2FYKhBgfXYazYyMNq4DzWW04GxE%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date of Availability: TBD
Date Closing: 11/03/2019 4 PM
The Controller is responsible for managing the budgetary financial functions of accounting, reporting, analysis and preparation of general business and financial affairs of Lakeville Area Public Schools in an effort to provide the best possible educational programs and services in the most efficient manner possible.
 
WHAT YOU’LL LIKE ABOUT US:
  • Comprehensive and affordable benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • 403(b) Plan & matching
  • Salary range: $100,000 - $110,000

WHAT YOU’LL BE WORKING ON:
  • Work with the Executive Director of Business Services in supervision of all School District budget preparation.  Coordinate and manage the budget development process and oversee the appropriate procedures in budget development, preparation and control.  Manage and coordinate the preparation of all District budget booklets.  
  • Conduct budgetary scenario development, analysis, prepare and develop management reports as needed in an appropriate format as required by administration, Finance Committee and School Board. Develop, review and recommend policy, methods and procedures relating to the efficient and effective accounting of School District funds.
  • Establish and maintain internal controls over financial reporting, and Administer and update a financial system which will accurately reflect the financial operations of the School District.
  • Administer School District accounting functions consistent with established GASB and UFARS guidelines.
  • Maintain and operate the Financial and H/R Pay systems used by ISD #194.
  • Coordinate the annual School District Financial audit as well as plan and manage the completion of all audit work-papers in preparation of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report completed in accordance with UFARS and GAAP.
  • Project and maintain adequate records of School District cash flow and make recommendations for investments or borrowing with the degree of security prescribed by statute.
  • Determine and assign proper classification and reporting of all financial transactions in accordance with UFARS and GAAP.  
  • Responsible for severance/retirement payments and insures they are made in accordance with contract language.
  • Perform all long-term debt management activities.
  • Monitor legal compliance in the area of school finance law and IRS statutes.
  • Ensures that financial internal controls and policies and procedures are adhered to district-wide.
  • Manage the financial requirements in the preparation of local, state and federal applications and reporting.
  • Assist in organizing and supervision of finance staff for year-end close out.
  • Assist in organizing and supervising of finance staff for annual external audit.
  • Work with external auditors and actuaries. 
  • Supervises Accountants and Accounts Payable finance staff.
  • Attends staff development opportunities offered through MDE, MASBO, ASBO, and various financial firms.
  • Serves on District Finance Advisory Committee and also Sourcewell Finance Advisory Board.
  • Coordinates the retention and destruction of Business Office records.
  • Ability to make effective presentations to the School Board and District Administration.
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director of Business Services.
 
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.
  • Master’s degree in business or related field preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
  • Five to seven years of finance experience, including supervision, training and motivation of personnel. School finance experience preferred.
  • Excellent verbal, written and electronic communication skills.
  • Ability to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with minimal supervision and support.
 
ISD 194 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY

 

Lakeville Area Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online