Job Title: Treasurer

Reports to:Director, Finance
Typical Schedule:245 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:n/a

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:1457
Salary Schedule:MGT08A

JOB GOAL

Responsible for providing oversight and overall planning and coordination of specific finance departmental functions with an emphasis on accounting, capital projects, grants, accounts payable and payroll.  This includes direct supervision of staff and ensuring day-to-day operations are performed in accordance with policies, procedures, and federal, local, and state regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Responsible for all cash funds of the District, including but not limited to, forecast cash requirements to meet outstanding and planned commitments, manage the District’s investment portfolio in accordance with Florida statutes and Board policy, daily review of cash position and maintain adequate cash flow.
  2. Recommend operating and long-term capital funding needs including innovative financing structures that safely maximize return.
  3. Assist in directing and coordinating, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities of workers performing financial and accounting functions to ensure compliance with all related regulations and policies and ensure all required deadlines are met.
  4. Manage issuance of the District’s debt, including but not limited to, general obligation bonds, tax anticipation notes, certificates of participation, and other evidence of District indebtedness to support the cash needs of the District’s current operations and capital construction program.
  5. Manage the District’s relationship with depository institutions, including but not limited to, the reporting of Florida Public Depository Program information.
  6. Manage the Property Control function, including but not limited to, the Asset Management, Inventory, and Reports to the Board.
  7. Provide direction to and supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals, make recommendations for appropriate employment actions, and develop training for assigned staff.
  8. Assist in the fiscal operation of the District, including developing and monitoring fiscal policies, procedures, and internal audit controls to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and statutes, including Board policies.
  9. Develop required schedules and reports as needed by internal stakeholders and external agencies.
  10. Research regulatory and statutory changes impacting district operations and recommend changes to reporting and/or departmental procedures to ensure compliance.
  11. Prepare reports for Superintendent, Chief Finance Officer, School Board members and the Department of Education.
  12. Serve as staff liaison with the District’s Investment Oversight Committee and Penny for Pasco Committee.
  13. Serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent and provide leadership to ensure a secure work environment during an emergency or crisis situation.
  14. Provide backup to the department where needed.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of government finance, policies, and regulations
  • Ability to effectively engage in the problem-solving process
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Operating knowledge of computer programs, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to organize, prioritize, manage, and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders and facilitate groups to consensus
  • Advanced Microsoft Office and Excel skills, including but not limited to, formulas, VLOOKUP’s, and pivot tables

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the field of Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field
  • Five or more years of demonstrated experience performing financial related responsibilities
  • Two years’ experience in a supervisory role directly overseeing a team of personnel
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Florida driver license

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution inf the field of Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field
  • Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) or Certified Cash Manager (CCM)
  • Five or more years of successful experience in public sector finance or government finance for a large entity, including experience with short-term money markets, long-term capital markets and money transfer media.
  • Experience with automated cash management and debt systems.
  • Successful experience managing the issuance of general obligation bonds, tax anticipation notes, certificates of participation and other evidence of indebtedness.
  • Comprehensive experience in working capital and long-term capital management, including investment of cash balances.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Direct supervision of assigned personnel. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems; training employees; evaluating performance; and interviewing, testing, hiring, and assignment of personnel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Treasurer ;   EST: May 4, 2021;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: May 4, 2021