Director of Finance

Georgetown ISD | Georgetown, TX

Posted Date 7/09/2024

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer



Dept./Campus:  Business Services/Hammerlun





226 Days




Assist in the management of multiple financial operations of the district to ensure financial compliance with all regulatory agencies to provide systems and procedures to ensure prudent management and internal control systems.  Responsible for directing the operations of Budget Treasury, Accounts Payable, Account Receivable, and Payroll.





o   Fiscal Management

o   Manage and effective cash management practice by monitoring revenues and expenditures regularly.

o   Maintain an effective investment portfolio, managing cash inflows and outflows.

o   Verify business operations reporting including monthly bank reconciliations, monthly payroll processing, and weekly accounts payable check register.

o   Lead the internal preparation for all audit work and coordinate with the outside auditors and district personnel to ensure successful and timely completion of the audit.

o   Prepare Bond and Construction reports.

o   Budget

o   Develop general fund, food service, and debt service fund budgets.

o   Manage budget transfers, additions and adjustments for all funds.

o   Monitor student enrollment, local tax values and collection rates, and state funding adjustments.

o   Payroll

o   Oversee district payroll process including timely monthly TRS and IRS payments, quarterly reporting and monthly TWC reporting.

o   Coordinate with Human Resources to ensure employee benefits and salary data is accurate in the payroll system.

o   Reporting

o   Manage TEA financial reporting requirements.

o   Oversee reporting requirements of all Federal Programs and certify grant expenditures.

o   Oversee Booster Club reporting in accordance with the district Booster Club procedures.

o   Report to Financial Advisor to assist with bond issuances and continuing disclosure requirements.

o   Manage Fall and Spring PEIMS data submissions.

o   Other

o   Lead the internal preparation for all audit work and coordinate with the outside auditors and district personnel to ensure the successful and timely completion of the audit.


o   Attend Board meetings as requested by the CFO, and prepare reports for the Board of Trustees as needed.

o   Update district Business Services Procedures manual as needed.

o   Maintain confidentiality.

o   Complete other duties as assigned by the CFO.

o   Communication

o   Establish and maintain professional relationships and open communication with colleagues, district personnel, and community members.

o    Professional Growth and Development

o   Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.

o   Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies.

o   Coordinate campus and department staff training on business and financial service procedures and best practices.




o   Supervise and evaluate the job performance for the Accountant, Accounts Payable/Receivable, and Payroll employees.





o   Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field required.  CPA and TASBO certification preferred.  Five years of successful experience in the management of fiscal operation required.  Three years government finance and budget related experience required.



o   Technical knowledge of accounting and finance systems

o   Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations surrounding public accounting principles

o   Knowledge of and the ability to use software to develop spreadsheets, perform data analysis, and word processing

o   Ability to coordinate multiple projects and assignments, and to provide work-related information to administration, principals, and school personnel in a timely manner

o   Ability to lead, plan direct, and establish priorities for the fiscal operations of supervised areas

o   Ability to lead, plan and implement policies and procedures

o   Ability to manage personnel

o   Ability to speak/present effectively before groups of employees, the board of trustees, or other organizations

o   Excellent professional public relations, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills


Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands:

o   Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals

o   Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

o   Repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching

o   Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)

o   May work prolonged or irregular hours; frequent districtwide travel

o   Work inside; regular exposure to noise

o   Work with frequent interruptions, maintain emotional control under stress





Full time
Central/District Wide
Salary Range
Region 13
Application Deadline
Contact Person
Jackie Mikeska
Contact Email
Application Link
Georgetown ISD

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