Accounting Positions - Bernalillo Public Schools
Position: Accounting Positions
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Comptroller
Job Location: Bernalillo School District
Beginning: Feb 07, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Bernalillo Public Schools
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Telephone: 505-867-2317 EXT 5490
Job Description:
Job Title:  Comptroller
Reports To:  Finance Director

Salary: $47,260 to $60,790

237 Days with Vacation and Benefits

General Job Description:

This position is responsible for the accounting activities of the district. Comptroller is responsible for all activities related to agency funds including but not limited to analysis, journal entries, auditing, reconciliation, processing, and system reviews.  Prepares financial statements and budgets, processes data, and submits invoicing, RFRs, and reports.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal law, Public Education Department and Local School Board Policy;
  • Oversee district bank accounts for transactions and initiation of bank transactions, including voided checks and Escheat Net;
  • Prepares cash deposits as needed;
  • Ensure that the district is compliant with grant accounting requirements and that submissions for reimbursement are timely and meet grant criteria;
  • Reconciliation of district bank accounts on a monthly basis;
  • Maintain and set up vendor files and Non-taxable Transaction Certificates (NTTC) online requests and files;
  • Submits financial reports to the Director of Finance per Director request or PED requirement;
  • Manage budgets and transfer entries in OBMS (state website) for entire district, including all funds;
  • Manage budgets and transfer entries in Visions for both Operational and Activity accounts;
  • Provide general guidance and technical support to school staff regarding accounting procedures and processes in accordance with state requirements;
  • Ensure that internal controls are known and followed for all accounting procedures and activities;
  • Prepare and manage the Request for Reimbursements in OBMS (state website) for all federal funds;
  • Perform internal audits of school activity funds through EPES Software system (online application);
  • Prepare analysis and reports for Superintendent and Board of Education;
  • Maintain the chart of accounts in software system;
  • Assist Finance Director with development of annual district budgets;
  • Complies with state-approved New Mexico Administration Code of Ethical Responsibility of the Education Profession and the BPS Board Policy Staff Ethics and Conduct.
  • Perform other tasks related to area of responsibilities as requested or assigned by the supervisor.
Supervisory Responsibilities:  None
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Business Management;
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in school district accounting;
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Visions Accounting Software;
  • Ability to pass a background check;
  • New Mexico Public Education Department School Business license or ability to apply.
Physical Requirements:
Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 50 pounds), climbing stairs, reaching, squatting, kneeling, having full mobility of fingers/hands, and moving light furniture may be required, unless ADA accommodations have been mutually agreed on and does not create an undue hardship upon the district.

* All BPS Positions are Dependent on Funding

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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