Director, Accounting and School Finance

  • Puget Sound Educational Service District
  • 800 Oakesdale Avenue Southwest, Renton, WA, USA
  • Jun 20, 2019
Full time Accounting Education Finance Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks a Director of Accounting and School Finance to prepare annual financial statements for the Agency; provide school districts with Accounting and Reporting technical support; monitor the member district's financial health indicators; ensure revenues and expenses are within budget limits and overall fiscal policies, practices, and regulations and meet compliance requirements; serve as a resource to school districts to analyze and monitor legislative changes, and provide revenue and expenditure forecasts; lead and coordinate fiscal and technical support to charter schools, provide financial information, guidance, and recommendations to the department administration, Superintendent, Board, school districts and/or other regulatory agencies. 

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, charter schools, and state-approved private schools in Washington. Educational Service Districts, created by the legislature, are an essential regional delivery system for early learning and K-12 services in the state. PSESD is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting-related field.
  • Enterprise-wide financial reporting and accounting experience.
  • Senior level supervisory/management experience
  • Governmental/State/or School district accounting experience 

Preferred Qualifications

(Cover letter should specifically address any experience meeting the preferred qualifications)

  • GASB Accounting experience and/or knowledge of WA State regulations;
  • CPA certification and/or MBA;
  • Advanced proficiency in spreadsheets and/or databases.
  • Charter school finance/accounting experience 

Puget Sound ESD is committed to having a diverse workforce, and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply. 

This is a full-time, year ’round position, based in Renton. The anticipated salary range for this position is $101,498-$117,707/year (Band R)

Candidate offers consider experience, qualifications & internal equity.  Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Sunday, June 30, 2019. 

Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of July 8th. For more information to apply for this position, visit our Careers page at www.psesd.org/careers

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, and vision; Washington State Department of Retirement System with current employer contribution at over 10%; employer paid life insurance; optional life insurance options; generous and flexible paid time off (24 days of paid annual leave, 12 days of paid sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year); Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan; subsidized ORCA card; and free parking.