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 Manager of Financial Compliance is a key position in the office of School Finance and the Financial Compliance Division as their role impacts over five-million children across Texas. The successful manager is responsible for interpreting new legislation that impact student attendance and incorporating it into the Student Attendance Accounting Handbook. The Manager of Financial Compliance supervises a team of three to four hardworking individuals and reports to the Director of the Financial Compliance Division.
The Manager of Financial Compliance is responsible for leading the team in implementing student attendance changes, assists, reviews, and scores potential charter school applications, keeps the division rules updated as statute changes, and oversee the School Health and Related Services (SHARS) program. The Manager of Financial Compliance corresponds with school district and/or charter school personnel, Education Service Center personnel, other state agencies, and the public. 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 five (5) years of Accounting and/or Auditing experience which must include experience in a supervisory role. Experience in a school district/charter school and/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.
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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.