MISSION: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will improve outcomes for all public-school students in the state by providing leadership, guidance, and support to school systems.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Manger of Financial Accountability is a critical position to the Agency and the division because their role impacts the financial operations of 1,200 charter schools and school districts. The work involves conducting, planning, scheduling, coordinating, and reviewing audits and reporting results; and providing guidance and assistance in governmental and nonprofit auditing and accounting. The manager leads a team in assigning financial ratings to all districts and charters. The person plans, assigns, and/or supervises the work of others. This position performs highly advanced and/or managerial (senior-level) auditing work. They are responsible for the final production of reports. The successful candidate corresponds with school district or charter school personnel, school district or charter school auditors and/or the public in general. The position works under minimal supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Please note that a resume and tailored cover letter are required attachments for applying to this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Applicants who are strongly being considered for employment must submit to a national criminal history background check.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in accounting, finance, business, or related field.
Experience: At least 7 years of Accounting and/or Auditing experience include 4+ years in a supervisory role. Five or more years of school district and/or nonprofit accounting or auditing experience is preferred.
As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or veteran status, unless an applicant is entitled to the veteran’s preference.
Additional Military Crosswalk (occupational specialty code) information can be accessed here.
This position requires the applicant to meet Agency standards and criteria which may include passing a pre-employment criminal background check, prior to being offered employment by the Agency.
No phone calls or emails, please. Due to the high volume of applications, we do not accept telephone calls and cannot reply to all email inquiries. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.