Miami Dade County Public Schools

Miami , FL

Coordinator, Controller

Miami Dade County Public Schools
Miami, FL Full-time
Posted on October 7, 2018

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), a dynamic and innovative school district and the fourth largest in the nation, is accepting on-line applications for the position of Coordinator, Controller in the Division of General Accounting. Minimum salary is $65,247.





Organizes, directs, coordinates, and reviews the activities of employees responsible for the accounting and reporting of the District's financial statements and other fiscal reports. Assists and provides information to external, internal, federal, and/or state auditors. Ensures financial reports comply with federal, state, local requirements and School Board policies and  procedures. Plays a key role in the year-end financial closing account analysis in the preparation of the Annual Financial Report (AFR) and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).






  1. Directs staff in the performance of general accounting duties to ensure the proper maintenance, posting, and balancing of accounting


  1. Prepares journal vouchers, monthly balancing and reconciliation of accounts to ensure appropriateness of financial transactions for accurate reporting of revenues, expenditures, assets, liabilities, and fund balances.


  1. Analyzes and interprets historical data and prepares specialized reports by schools and/or departments to aid management in decision


  1. Prepares and analyzes schedules, financial statements and reports for submission to auditors, the School Board, and other


  1. Prepares the year-end workpapers to support the figures included in the Annual Financial Report (AFR) and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).


  1. Assists in         the       interpretation   and      implementation           of         new accounting pronouncements (GASB, FASB, and other authoritative sources).


  1. Identifies and resolves variances or discrepancies and communicates with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that Accounting receives required information for proper financial reporting and




Job Code 0946



  1. Develops and implements procedures and computerized spreadsheet applications for more efficient operations and cost savings


  1. Participates in the planning, development  and implementation  process for  new and/or improved information


  1. Performs other duties related to the general administrative responsibilities of the






This work requires the following physical activities: sitting, mobility, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity. The work is performed primarily indoors.






  1. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related Master's preferred.


  1. Certified Public Accountant


  1. Minimum of four (4) years of progressive experience in Finance or


  1. Proficient word processing and spreadsheet


  1. Knowledge of pertinent computer software and


  1. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written



If interested in applying, M-DCPS has implemented a web-based registration and application tool thru e-Recruiting, for new candidates and/or current employees. Please use the following link to apply and submit required documents for this position:          Must use internet Explorer.


APPLICATION DEADLINE IS Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Please attach a RESUME, COVER LETTER and TWO PROFESSIONAL LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION dated within one year.


If there are any questions, please contact Ms. Lourdes Rodriguez, Recruiter, Administrative Staffing, at 305-995-1136.





The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida adheres to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and educational programs/activities as specified by Federal and State laws and School Board Policies.