Texas Education Agency
|Posting Closes at 5:00 PM February 15, 2018
Monthly Salary Range $6,999.25 – $11,837.66
The Texas Education Agency is seeking a talented, experienced individual to join a team of professionals
who are dedicated to improving educational outcomes for all public school students in the state.
Successful applicants must be committed to the agency’s strategic priorities and ensuring that the
agency maintains compliance with all applicable regulations, effectively implements legislation, keeps
policy-makers informed, and continuously strengthens the agency’s organizational foundations.
preparing required state and agency budgetary reports in compliance with the General Appropriations
Act and other applicable state and federal statutes. The director reports directly to the agency’s chief
financial officer and performs complex and highly advanced managerial and budgetary work. A
successful candidate must have excellent budget preparation skills and outstanding customer service
and interpersonal communication skills and be committed to providing expert and comprehensive
support to the entire agency and its strategic priorities. Works under minimal supervision with
extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Additional Military Crosswalk (occupational specialty code) information can be accessed at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.
|Education: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university.
Experience: Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in governmental financial management, governmental budget development, or governmental accounting, with at least three years in a supervisory or management capacity.
Preferred: At least three (3) years of experience in complex budgetary preparation and analysis at a supervisory level.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):
Knowledge of: Governmental finance administration, budget, and accounting practices; state or federal laws and regulations relevant to public funds and governmental finance; and financial projection and forecasting methodologies. Preferred knowledge of CAPPS and USAS systems.
Skill in: Analyzing complex financial information and identifying and solving associated problems; interpreting and applying laws, policies, and procedures; developing and maintaining effective professional relationships with internal and external customers; leading and motivating teams; advanced use of Excel, including pivot tables; and advanced use of MS Access.
Ability to: Prioritize tasks and manage multiple assignments with accuracy and high attention to detail; be flexible and respond quickly and effectively to change; communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing to a variety of audiences; identify agency training needs, prepare high-quality training materials, and make engaging and effective presentations; explain complex financial information to a variety of audiences; improve and design financial reports that meet the needs of a variety of audiences; set clear expectations, establish performance measures, and hold others accountable for performance; demonstrate initiative and make sound, independent judgments; navigate political processes with professional maturity, diplomacy, and tact; and work under minimal supervision.
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Posted: February 05, 2018