Cash Manager

Job category: Professional
Exemption Status/Test: Exempt
Reports to: Director of Finance
Date Revised: June 26, 2017
Dept./School: Finance

Primary purpose

Oversee the daily cash management, accounts receivable and district travel activities while following the laws of the State of Texas, the regulations of the Texas Education Agency and the Public Funds Investment Act.



Bachelor’s degree with major emphasis in accounting or finance or verifiable experience

CPA and TASBO Certification preferred


Cash management, cash flow analysis and investment experience preferred

School or government accounting experience preferred

Special knowledge/skills

Possess excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Excel

Possess excellent communications, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities

Major responsibilities and duties

  • Invest funds with compliance to the PFIA and all federal, state and local policies and monitor local investment policy for compliance.
  • Responsible for daily cash management activities and collateral levels.
  • Responsible for banking relations, resolving banking issues and depository agreements.
  • Preparation of quarterly investment reports and reports for annual investment meeting, maintaining investment portfolio and monitoring monthly cash expenditure projections.
  • Manage and maintain on line bank access, bank software and investment portfolio software.
  • Assists in preparing information for the external auditors.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
Frequent districtwide travel; occasional statewide travel
Mental Demands: 
Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.