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The School District of Philadelphia Job posting 16026
440 NORTH BROAD ST, PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, 19130 Job posted as of Aug 26, 2015,12:01 AM CST until Sep 16, 2015,11:59 PM CST
The School District of Philadelphia is the cornerstone provider of public education in Philadelphia. For forward-thinking administrators and educators, opportunities abound. The 130,000 students entrusted to the District arrive at school every day with an extraordinary range of needs and aspirations. We are committed to delivering on their right to an excellent public school education, and we are particularly focused on ensuring every student has access to exceptional educational opportunities. Equity is our mandate. Critical to this effort are leaders who are dedicated to expanding the opportunities available to children across our city. They must be creative and flexible leaders who are resilient and responsive in the face of many challenges as we strive to make all schools great. Will you join us?
Job Title
Financial Analyst
District Name
The School District of Philadelphia
Posted on
Aug 26, 2015,12:01 AM CST
Expiry Date
Sep 16, 2015,11:59 PM CST
Job Description
Job Summary
Performs detailed analyses and evaluations of the financial operations of various organizational units and programs in connection with the formulation and execution of the District’s annual budget.

Essential Functions
•    Researches, reviews and analyzes budget estimates and requests for funds submitted by School District of Philadelphia organizational units and delegate agencies.
•    Conducts detailed studies of work plans and administrative practices and prepares recommendations for supervisory staff on the allocation of funds to requesting units and delegate agencies.
•    Monitors and coordinates the disbursement of approved appropriations to units and delegate agencies.
•    Reviews and assesses the financial impact of requests for the establishment of new positions.
•    Analyzes and recommends approval or denial of requests for transfers of fund allotments.
•    Conducts management and organizational studies of assigned units and delegate agencies for the purpose of identifying and reporting on opportunities to improve organizational efficiencies as related to fiscal accountability and responsibility. 
•    Reviews, analyzes and prepares reports on financial aspects of unit reorganizations, program reorganizations and administrative changes.
•    Assists assigned organizational units with the development and implementation of fiscal performance measures.
•    Provides technical assistance and training to assigned organizational units and school-based personnel on various aspects of financial budgeting and reporting systems.
•    Prepares correspondence to respond to inquiries, to request information and to issue directives to assigned units related to budgetary guidelines and requirements.
•    Prepares and maintains necessary records and reports.

Minimum Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
•    One year of full-time, professional experience reviewing, analyzing, evaluating and planning budget requests in a central budget agency, public jurisdiction or private corporation in a paid position, a fellowship or an internship.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•    Knowledge of the:
•    Ability to:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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