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Assistant Business Manager
Purpose of Position

To assist the Business Administrator to administer the business affairs of the district in such a way as to provide the best possible educational services with the financial resources available. Maintains accurate and comprehensive financial records required to carry out duties. Supports the Business Administrator in cross training and developing staff capacity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for assisting the Business Administrator in the management of various functions of the business services division, including but not limited to budget and finance, business services, payroll, accounting, purchasing, or other assigned areas. Works with the Business Administrator to evaluate, cross train and develop the skills and knowledge of the business office team.    
  • Assists in providing accounting services essential to the preparation, administration and control of the budget. Develops financial projections, reviews cash requirements and funds available for current needs, investing the balance to maximize earnings in compliance with and within the limitations of District policy and legal restrictions.Completes and submits special budget reports and Referendum Exception Reports to PDE.  Completes budget transfers. Updates chart of accounts; and adds new account numbers, as needed.    
  • Assist with the budget development and implementation, financial projections, cash requirements and funds available for current needs, investing funds to maximize earnings in compliance with and within the limitations of District policy and legal restrictions and reviews federally funded programs and other financial and compliance issues. Support the Business Administrator in meeting the goals and deadlines contained in the Amended Recovery Plan.    
  • Oversees and prepares and balances various financial reports as assigned to include, Act 80, funding for charter schools, and the Unclaimed Property Tax Report for Pennsylvania  for General and, Payroll and Activity funds.Treasurer’s Report. Completes Tax Reports. Collaborates with the Business Administrator in preparing balance sheet, expenditure and revenue reports for the monthly Board Report.    
  • Conducts pre-audit reviews, arranges for audits of accounts and records by local auditor and provides information to local and state auditors, as requested. Completes all schedules and necessary information for the Annual Financial Report and submits to PDE in full compliance with PDE Accounting Standards.    
  • Tracks and maintains capital assets for GASB 34 reporting purposes. Completes or oversees completion of GASB 34 Fixed Asset reports for local auditor. Completes or oversees completion depreciation schedules for Fixed Assets.    
  • Maintains current expertise in acceptable accounting procedures relevant to these duties including those established by PDE and District policies affecting District personnel or finances.  Recommends. changes to district policies or administrative regulations.    
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or designee.
Position: Assistant Business Manager
Organization: Harrisburg School District
Location: Harrisburg,  PA 
United States
Salary: $64,675 - $90,545
Posting Start Date: 12/3/2021
Date Posted: 5/16/2022
Requirements Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in public school business and administrative functions
  • Knowledge of facilities, food service and transportation operations desired.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, problem-solving, and technology skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work under stress.  Ability to work effectively with people and be able to supervise others.
  • 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.
  • Ability to manage information in Microsoft software and Google applications.
  • Ability to concentrate on the accuracy of detailed information, meet deadlines, multi-task, and work under pressure.
  • Ability to exercise judgment for when to act independently and when to refer situations to a supervisor.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and schedules. 
  • Salary Range: $64,675 - $90,545
Status: This listing expires on: 7/15/2022
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Harrisburg School District
1601 State Street

Harrisburg,  PA 17103
United States
Vina Milligan