Student Finance Accounts Specialist, Tanque Verde Unified School District

Student Finance Accounts Specialist



Job ID:


May 02, 2022

Contact Information:
Tanque Verde Unified School District
2300 N. Tanque Verde Loop Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85749
District Website

Kelly Yslas
Phone: 520-749-5751
Fax: 520-749-5400
District Email

Job Description:

Tanque  Verde Unified School District is seeking a Student Finance Accounts Specialist.

 Example of Duties:

-Reviews purchasing requisitions and electronic personnel action requests to ensure USFR coding is appropriate and adheres to -AZ Statutes regulations relating to extra-curricular activities.

-Advises school personnel and vendors on procurement issues and collaborates with purchasing staff on various commodities associated with Student Activity functions.

-Analyzes purchase orders receipt discrepancies including material overage/shortage, damaged material and incorrect pricing.

-Generates a purchase order revision. Cancels purchase order per site requests.

-Assist Accounts Payable staff by ensuring the school site has acceptable documentation to issue vendor payments for student activity events.

-Monitors and audits activity/program transactions for account balances. Provides financial information regarding account deficits and recommends a solution to resolve deficit amounts.

-Prepares financial reports and meets weekly/monthly with appropriate school site personnel.

-Serves as a liaison to administration, faculty/staff, vendors and community members to ensure the efficient and effective use of student activities and tax credit auxiliary operations funds in accordance with USFR, state statutes and board policies.

-Complies and prepares financial data for the state's annual Arizona Tax Credit Public School Report and assists in annual audits and any other requested financial information.

-Oversees Community Programs operations to ensure funds are being used responsibly and adheres to AZ Statutes regulations.

-Assists supervisor with various projects as requested.

-Support school administration on inquiries with regards to affiliated outside organizations such as Parent Boosters, Site

-Council, Parent/Teacher Association and Organizations.

-Evaluate/audit procedures and policies with school site cash handling transactions. -Coordinate and conduct cash handling presentations for student club sponsors/coaches.

-Assist in training new staff on the point of sale receipting system.

-Reconcile various point of sale receipting reports.

-Oversees and assists schools with online payment systems including organizing reports, setting up and maintaining student fee options and authorizing refunds.

-Will perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Knowledge of Uniformed System of Financial Records (USFR) for Arizona School Districts.

-Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

-Knowledge of AZ Statutes in relation to Student Activity and Tax Credit/Auxiliary Operations funds.

-Knowledge of current computing technologies and software applications appropriate to the position’s job responsibilities.

-Skill in facilitating solutions to district and departmental problems.

-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations

.-Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

-Ability to exercise initiative, judgment, tact and diplomacy in a variety of situations.

-Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

-Ability to work with diverse groups, and effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Associate’s degree in Business Management or Accounting. Experience in educational administration or school/district finance positions or related field, and two years’ experience with computerized purchase order and automated accounts payable processing, including issuing checks to vendors (or applicable payroll or accounting experience); OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.-Can pass a fingerprint clearance background check.

This position will start at $16.50 per hour.


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