Job Postings

Austin ISD / Website

Director of Treasury

Posting Date 05/17/2022 Closing Date

Salary

$103,445 to $118,900

Description/Education/Experience

JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY:
This position manages all aspects of cash management, investment portfolio, debt service, revenue accounting, interest
income projections, accounts receivable, journal entries, and other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Finance

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
This position requires a four-year college degree; Finance or Accounting degree is preferred. CPA, CTA, or other cash
management certification is preferred. Three (3) to five (5) years of related experience required. Previous investment
experience is preferred.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Experience with cash and investment portfolio management, debt service records and payments, revenue accounting,
interest income projections, accounts receivable (light) and journal entries is preferred. Knowledge of accounting principles
and practices, particularly as they relate to governmental accounting is desirable. The ability to manage various types of
information effectively through the use of computers and computer software is required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:
▪ Execute daily Treasury operations activities for cash management and daily liquidity. Oversee the District’s depository
banking contract and relationship that includes 145 campus and enterprise bank accounts.
▪ Manage $1.6 billion of cash and investments for the District across general operating, debt service, and capital project
funds.
▪ Manage relationships with financial service providers, including investment bankers, broker/dealers, local government
investment pools, and financial advisory firms.
Manage the District’s $150 million commercial paper program. Perform draws, rolls, and take-outs. Interface with CP
dealer, paying agent, bond counsel, and financial adviser.
▪ Lead the District’s debt-issuance process and manage the District’s $1 billion debt portfolio. Coordinate the activities of
financial advisers, legal counsel, and others to achieve the District’s financing objectives. Ensure that all policy,
contractual, and compliance requirements are achieved.
▪ Ensure timely and accurate payments of debt service and Local Revenue in Excess of Entitlement (Recapture) to Paying
Agents/Bondholders and the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.
▪ Review and assist in preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), financial statements, schedules,
notes, statistical tables and perform high-level review of cash, investment, and debt information within fund financial
statements for the entire CAFR.
▪ Manage and execute monthly inter-company settlement process; perform account reconciliations.
▪ Prepare quarterly Investment and Tax Collections reports for presentation to the Board of Trustees.
▪ Work with Austin ISD’s Construction Management Department to monitor and account for spending of bond proceeds.
Schedule and track cash requirement needs related to construction projects. Prepare financial data for arbitrage rebate
calculations.
▪ Work with the Travis County Appraisal District and the District’s Budget Director to develop projections for tax revenue
using current and estimated future property valuations. Project, track, and manage Austin ISD’s cash flows.
▪ Work with the Budget and Finance Offices to prepare appropriate ordinances for the Board of Trustees to levy ad
valorem tax and set tax rates for maintenance and operations of the District and to provide an interest and sinking fund
to pay principal and interest on bonded indebtedness for each tax year.
▪ Manage a team of Accountants and Treasury Assistants who audit, prepare accounting, user documentation, training,
and support to campus bookkeepers and administrators for student activity funds to ensure that fund balances,
materials, and programs are current, accurate, and effective.
▪ Oversee the analysis of business systems and operational process to complete root-cause analyses and determine the
workflows of the District, important points in a system and possible controls that exist or should exist with an emphasis
placed on closing or creating feedback loops to align incentive structures and allow employees to have the capabilities
and capacities to perform their duties.
▪ Provide an exceptional customer experience for all AISD stakeholders with intentional and professional practices that
promote a culture of respect and focus on achieving equitable outcomes.

Additional Information

How To Apply

https://a2-6.applitrack.com/austinisd/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?FromAdmin=true&AppliTrackJobId=46233

City of Plano / Website

Accountant I or Accountant II

Posting Date 05/12/2022 Closing Date

Salary

The range for the Accountant I is $22.16 - $32.13 per hour; and Accountant II is $24.44 – $35.42 per hour.

Description/Education/Experience

Accountant I

Summary of Duties: Under basic supervision, the Accountant I is responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of financial statements, relevant tax filings, and reconciliation and documentation of bank related activities. Reviews and maintains records of departmental revenues and expenditures.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

Experience: One year of general accounting experience. Insurance reporting experience is preferred.

Accountant II

Summary of Duties: Under general supervision, the Accountant II is responsible for providing information regarding accounting practices, policies and procedures, and participating in the accounting activities.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

Experience: Three (3) years of general accounting experience.

Additional Information

Please see job posting on Plano's website for full job descriptions.

How To Apply

City of Austin / Website

Financial Analyst III

Posting Date 05/02/2022 Closing Date Thu, 05/19/2022

Salary

29.83 - 38.78/hour

Description/Education/Experience

Financial Services Treasury is seeking two full-time Financial Analyst III’s to join our team in the following areas:

Investment Management activities -Primary job duties will include, but are not limited to:

Maintain the Portfolio Management System daily for $3.5 billion fixed income portfolio. Document and verify all direct investment trades, interest payments, calls, maturities, money markets and Local Government Investment Pool transactions.
Investment Reporting and Accounting – Prepare investment accounting entries and standard reports for all funds – which requires meeting monthly deadlines. Prepare ad-hoc, cash projections, and audit reports as needed.
Investment Trading – facilitate daily investment trading with the City’s Custodian by uploading investment trades into the custodian platform, monitoring trade settlement, and coordinating and resolving any potential trade issues with the custodian and City’s broker/dealers. Assist with Investment market research on investments.


Cash Management activities – Primary job duties will include, but not be limited to:

Cash management: monitor and project the City’s daily bank cash flows utilizing cash flow analysis to determine daily liquidity needs and investment determinations; serve as liaison between City departments and current banking provider; research departmental banking inquiries; receive/prepare/process electronic funds transfer payments; monitor all petty cash funds including reviewing requests for fund creation or modifications; and co-teach both the citywide petty cash and cash handling training classes.
Credit Card Program Management: initiate and monitor citywide credit card merchant accounts; process equipment purchase requests; serve as liaison between City department and credit card providers; create and maintain monthly credit card reports detailing and summarizing all fees including creating accounting documents to back charge fees to the appropriate departmental budgets.
Contract Management: coordinate or assist Treasury management team with monitoring depository bank contract, merchant processing contracts, armored car contract, and deposit bag supply contract.

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City of Alpine / Website

Director of Finance

Posting Date 04/29/2022 Closing Date

Salary

$62,400.00 - $104,000.00 Annually

Description/Education/Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Public or Business Administration, Finance or related field. Possess seven (7) years in municipal financial management with at least (2) two years in a senior management capacity, i.e. Budget Director, Director of Finance or Assistant Director of Finance.

Licenses and Certificates: This position requires a Texas Class “C” Driver’s License. CPA preferred.

Additional Information

General Purpose: Reporting to the City Manager and with nominal direction the Director of Finance has the fiduciary responsibility for administering all financial proceedings of the City. Responsible for the preparation of complex reports and records; constant contact with directors of the departments and the public; makes daily decisions ranging from simple to difficult. Prepares various payroll records including social security (FICA), federal income tax (FIT) withholding, insurance plan, Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS), deferred compensation plan reports and various other withholdings as mandated by state and federal laws; makes and oversees various journal entries and oversees payroll.

Typical Duties:

• Maintain a general accounting system for the city government and exercise financial control over
all offices, departments and agencies.
• Ensures accuracy of general ledger accounts by reconciling balance sheet accounts and
subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger and prepares adjusting transactions necessary to make
corrections.
• Certify as to the availability of funds for all expenditures. Unless the Director of Finance certifies that there is an unencumbered balance in the appropriation and funds available no appropriation will be encumbered and no expenditure will be made.
• Submit to the council a monthly statement of all receipts and disbursements in sufficient detail to show the exact financial condition of the city.
• Oversees the City’s investments in accordance with the City’s Investment Policy and state law.
• Assist with the development of fiscal budgets for all City of Alpine departments.
• Respond to department inquiries and requests and provides research and problem-solving support for department personnel, as well as monthly financial reports.
• Reviews expenditures of departments to assure budget compliance.
• Assist in grant proposals providing detailed explanations of how money will be spent, a line item budget when necessary and provide information about administrative costs and how grant funds will be managed and distributed.
• Monitor grants and seizures awarded to the City and assures compliance with granting State and Federal agencies and maintains project and grant files.
• Oversees the City’s Utility Billing function by monitoring monthly billing and collections, implementing appropriate internal controls, and implementing appropriate policies and procedures.
• Prepare, as the end of fiscal year, a complete financial statement and report for submission to City Council.
• Manage completion of City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
• Oversee the City's annual financial audit.
• Attend City Council meetings; explain, justify and defend department programs, policies and activities; and negotiates and resolves sensitive, significant and controversial issues.
• Participate in the City Manager's strategic planning process.
• Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and termination.
• Maintains capital asset records, coordinates capital asset inventories, and maintains and updates the Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual for capital assets.
• Oversees accounts payable, accounts receivable, debt management, bank deposits, cash handling and ensure bi-weekly payroll is executed without error.
• Member of Emergency Management Team required to remain within the City in the event of disaster or Act of God.
• Develop a yearly work improvement plan, to include priorities and goals for the department.
• Assists with city functions and performs other duties as required or necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Knowledge and expertise in the areas of municipal accounting, budgeting, financial control and financial forecasting methods.
• Working knowledge of municipal bonds (general obligation, certificates of obligation, and revenue, etc.).
• Knowledge of municipal investments and investment optimization strategies and techniques
• Knowledge of public administration principles, including the basic principles of organization, management and budget preparation.
• Knowledge of local government purchasing laws and practices.
• Knowledge of local, state, and city rules and regulations; basic laws, ordinances and regulations underlying a public sector organization and applicable county, state and federal legislation affecting municipalities.
• Ability to work with and coordinate between multiple agency and different governmental structures to meet goals and objectives.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret reports and documents
• Application of good knowledge of City Charter and Ordinances.
• Knowledge of document retention and records management; knowledge of secretarial and administrative practices.
• Application of good knowledge of rules and regulations of the Texas Open Records Law.
• Application of good knowledge of rules and regulations of the Texas Open Meeting Law.
• Principles, practices, methods and techniques of official record maintenance and retention.
• Principles and practices of recording and filing city financial records.
• Execute oral and written instructions.
• Prepare clear, concise oral and written communication.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, officials, customers, other city departments, and the general public.
• Skill in resolving problems or situations requiring the exercise of good judgment.

Other Job Characteristics:
• Lift and carry items up to 50 pounds.
• Work rotating shifts, flexible hours, weekends, holidays, and extended hours.
• Exposure to irate members of the public.
• Operation of a motor vehicle through City traffic.

How To Apply

Please visit the city website at:

https://www.cityofalpine.com/residents/employment/online_application.php

Houston Independent School District / Website

Senior Treasury Analyst

Posting Date 04/13/2022 Closing Date Wed, 04/27/2022

Salary

$48,723 - $80, 392

Description/Education/Experience

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for all cash flow activities and debt analysis and ongoing administration. Maintains relationships with financial institutions, coordinates all wire transfers, and monitors cash flow. Conducts analysis and makes recommendations to the Treasurer as to the movement of funds. Trains staff in operating procedures and provides assistance to staff in order to meet departmental goals. Validates daily cash balance, forecasts cash needs, and prepares borrowing notice or investment options as necessary. Analyzes debt activity and prepares management and financial reports. In the absence of the Treasurer, fulfills the duties of the Treasurer. Also performs other daily banking activities.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assists staff accountants with reconcilement and balancing issues. Trains staff in departmental procedures. Performs critical daily functions including printing checks, balancing payroll, and cash transactions. Serves as a department manager in the absences of the treasurer.

2. Reviews cash transactions daily, approving and releasing electronic transfers. Supervises access to bank transactional authorities. Reviews preparation of daily cash activity report. Reconciles general ledger accounts. Analyzes and books entries for debt issuances.

3. Supervises preparation of cash flow projections. Prepares quarterly investment report. Compiles cash reports for annual arbitrage reporting. Assists in the preparation of comprehensive annual financial reports.

4. Reviews investment and interest activity for investment pool accounts, agencies, certificates of deposits, and commercial papers. Initiates pool fund investments in conjunction with the treasurer. Reviews cashbook reports and balances the report to the general ledger.

5. Analyzes SAP for functionality for Treasury's interest. Acts as a liaison with other departments concerning SAP functions.

6. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree

WORK EXPERIENCE: 3 to 5 years

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City of Austin / Website

Division I Chief, Treasury...

Posting Date Closing Date Tue, 04/26/2022

Salary

Description/Education/Experience

Responsible for all aspects of debt management. This includes but is not limited to debt impact analysis and budget preparation, monitoring and compliance with bond covenants, coordinating debt service payments and transfers, maintaining bondholder relations, Official Statement preparation, ensuring compliance with City and other regulatory agency requirements and policies including SEC 15c2-12, and supervising the City’s commercial paper program.

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