Wink-Loving ISD - Director of Finance

Job Details

Region: 18
School District/Employer: Wink-Loving ISD
District Category/Employer: Central Office
Position: Director
Assignment Level:
Job Title: Director of Finance
School: Wink-Loving ISD
Campus Description: Central Office
Date Posted: 6/28/2018
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Primary Purpose:

Serve as the financial adviser to the superintendent and board of trustees. Direct and manage the operation of all financial and business affairs of the district including accounting, payroll, purchasing, and risk management. Serve as the financial adviser to the superintendent and board of trustees.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Fiscal Management:

1. Keep the superintendent informed on the business affairs of the district.
2. Evaluate accounting procedures, systems, and controls in all district departments and recommend improvements in their design, implementation, and maintenance.
3. Coordinate the district’s annual independent audit of its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
4. Maintain a continuous auditing program for all funds and assist the district’s independent and internal auditors in conducting the annual or periodic audit.
5. Ensure that accounting systems comply with applicable laws and regulations including Texas Education Agency Bulletin 679 and Financial Accounting Manual. Develop period cash flow analysis to aid in determining cash available for investment and payment of bills.
6. Maintain an updated Summary of Finance (SOF) template
7. Maintain the district investment portfolio.
8. Oversee preparation of monthly bank reconciliations for the operating, special revenue, debt service, construction, tax, cafeteria, and athletic accounts; review reconciliations of vendor and payroll clearing accounts.
9. Prepare and enter all budget adjustments, additions, and deletions.
10. Review and approve all purchase orders and check requests and maintain control of budget by verifying availability of funds.
11. Assist in the preparation of the budget and development of long- and short-range objectives for the business operations of the district.
12. Plan and conduct needs assessments for improvement of district business operations.
13. Work with district personnel to project student enrollments, staffing needs, building and facilities needs, energy needs, capital equipment needs, and other cost items for district and individual school improvement.
14. Administer the business office budget and ensure that programs are cost effective and funds are managed prudently.
15. Provide leadership to achieve cost-effective practices throughout the district.
16. Ensure that business operations support the district’s goals and objectives.

Policy, Reports, and Law:

17. Implement policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in area of business operations.
18. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
19. Prepare and evaluate monthly financial statements and related budget reports.
20. Prepare and publish comprehensive annual financial report in compliance with Association of School Business Officer (ASBO) standards.
21. Develop semi-annual financial information for submission of data to TEA.
22. Prepare quarterly and final reports for all federal or grant funds. Purchasing and Inventory.
23. Maintain accurate and current computerized inventory records of the district’s fixed and movable assets.
24. Supervise maintenance of a timely replacement cost-asset listing for insurance purposes.
25. Organize and conduct sales to dispose of surplus and salvage equipment.
26. Supervise the preparation of bids and bid specifications.
27. Receive and open bids; tabulate results and prepare written recommendations.

Personnel Management:

28. Prepare, review, and revise business department job descriptions.
29. Develop training options and/or improvement plans to ensure exemplary business operations.
30. Evaluate job performance of employees to ensure effectiveness.
31. Recruit, train, and supervise personnel and make sound recommendations relative to personnel placement, assignment, retention, discipline, and dismissal.

Payroll Accounting:

32. Maintain district payroll registers, payroll check registers, employee payroll information, and other original documentation in an orderly and accurate manner.
33. Calculate employee wages, salaries, hours worked, overtime pay, and determine withholdings, deductions, and net pay.
34. Prepare paychecks and maintain employee payroll history.
35. Balance payroll earnings and deductions; make related transfers of funds and deposits.
36. Receive and audit time sheets for all district employees.

Data Entry, Community Relations & Supervisory Responsibilities:

37. Prepare and submit payroll reports and forms including those required by Internal Revenue Service, Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Retirement System, Federal Insurance Contributors’ Act (FICA), Medicare, and Workers’ Compensation Commission.
38. Prepare and post all payroll changes including payroll deductions, salary changes, termination, and new employee information.
39. Demonstrate awareness of district/community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs.
40. Supervise and evaluate the performance of risk manager, accounts payable supervisor, and/or payroll supervisor.


41. Attend all board meetings
42. Manage District Health Care Plan
43. Manage District Workers Compensation Plan
44. Manage District Teacher Retirement System (TRS) Reporting
45. Other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications: Education/Certification/Experience:

Preferred: Master’s and/or Bachelor’s degree in business/accounting (i.e. CPA) related field
Preferred: Experience with and strong knowledge of TxEIS Financial Software System
Preferred: Experience with and strong knowledge of Summary of Finance (SOF) template
Preferred: Public Funds Investment Act certification
Preferred: Three (3) years of experience in school business management or public organization or equivalent experience

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Advanced technical knowledge of school finance, budgeting, accounting systems, and economics
Working knowledge of the Summary of Finance (SOF) template
Working knowledge of financial applications and accounting
Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills
Ability to use personal computer and software to develop spreadsheets, perform data analysis, and peroform word processing
Ability to implement policy and procedures
Ability to interpret data
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Ability to coordinate district functions
Excellent communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills
Salary Range: (241 Days)

Min. $71,076
Mid. $88,845
Benefits: • Very Competitive Salary - See Wink-Loving ISD Salary Schedules (On-Line)

• 6% Matching Annuity
• BCBS District Health Insurance Provided
• Life Insurance policy paid
How To Apply: Complete District employee professional application:

Send Application, Resume and credentials to: Mr. Scotty Carman, Superintendent of Schools, via email at:

Contact Person:

Name: Scotty Carman
Address: P.O. Box 637
City: Wink
State: TX
Zip: 79789-0637
Phone: (432) 527-3880 x7001
Fax: (432) 527-3505

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