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Assistant Business Administrator

Effective October 2020 a vacancy exist for an Assistant Business Administrator located at the Norristown Area School District. The Assistant Business Administrator is to assist the Chief Financial Officer in a variety of tasks, which will permit the District to function according to School Board policies; State and Federal regulations; as well as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles of business practice. This position will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer.

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  • 3-5 years of Accounting/Finance experience in public education required 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Accounting or Finance required
  • Experience including general ledger accounting, payroll processing, financial reporting, budgeting purchasing and fixed asset control
  • Extensive exposure to report requirements of local, state, federal agencies
  • Strong organizational skills and strategic planning skills, pro-social collaboration, communication and planning skills, and technology skills.
  • Ability to be flexible, self-directed, and motivated.
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with staff and students.
  • Ability to do job responsibilities with minimal supervision and ability to schedule time to meet deadlines.
  • Original certificates of clearance from the State Police, Child Abuse Registry, and PDE FBI.
Position: Assistant Business Administrator
Organization: Norristown Area school District
Location: Norristown,  PA 
United States
Salary: $110,680.65- $126,547.11
Posting Start Date: 9/29/2020
Date Posted: 9/30/2020


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for oversight of District payroll, including quarterly and annual reporting compliance
  • Daily management of various District Funds, including the Student Activities, Trust, Scholarship and Capital Projects Funds
  • Supervises payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable personnel/functions
  • Serves as liaison between the district and all outside audits
  • Responsible for management of calendar year-end and fiscal year-end financial processing
  • Prepares monthly reports for School Board
  • Responsible for completion of various financial reports, including, but not limited to: PDE Annual Financial Report, PDE General Fund Budget, PDE SSR Social Security Reimbursement
  • Reconciles all District cash accounts on a monthly basis
  • Monitors cash flow and prepares projections as needed
  • Prepares both revenue and expense projections as needed
  • Analyzes budget requests for all buildings and departments
  • Monitors all building requisitions to determine validity of information, particularly budget codes
  • Assists with Medical Access program management
  • Prepares necessary general ledger reconciliations and journal entries for all assets, liabilities and revenues at fiscal year-end in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Standards
  • Assists with District purchasing program; bidding, cooperative purchasing, etc.
  • Analyzes equipment leases and reports new leases to both the Board and to auditors
  • Manages district fixed asset monitoring and reporting
  • Assists in contract negotiation process by preparing salary and benefit projections as needed
  • Active member of District Facilities-Finance Committee
  • Assists the Chief Financial Officer on special projects as needed
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Status: This listing expires on: 10/30/2020
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Norristown Area school District

Norristown,  PA 19403
United States
Tanya Festa-Piedra