• Director of Finance

    Posted: 07/13/2021

    TITLE:
                    Director of Finance
     
    PRIMARY FUNCTION:
                    To manage the financial, budgetary, and purchasing affairs of the School Division in a prudent and                            effective manner
     
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Hold a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business, CPA preferred
    • Demonstrate knowledge of budget, finance and accounting, and the ability to communicate to diverse groups
    • Familiarity with computer office and finance software
    • School finance experience preferred
     
    REPORTS TO:
                    Superintendent
     
    SUPERVISES:
                    Accounting Associates
     
    PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Plan, direct, and coordinate the preparation of the School Division’s annual budget
    • Plan, direct, and coordinate general accounting activities for the School Division and serve as a liaison between the School Board and the County’s Central Accounting Office for such activities
    • Manage the accounts payable and payroll functions for the School Division
    • Provide periodic accounting and budgetary reports to the School Board, Superintendent, and key staff. Monitor and track expenditures to provide historical information and to make expenditure projections for budget preparation
    • Prepare the Annual School Report and other various federal, state, and local financial reports as required
    • Plan, direct, and coordinate the Federal Impact Aid accounting and application procedures
    • Project present and future year compensation and benefit costs and coordinate projections and budget
    • Prepare monthly accounting adjustments and budget transfers and post the general ledger
    • Manage grants functions and approve reimbursement requests in state grant system (OMEGA)
    • Coordinate annual financial audits (school division, School Activity Fund and PTO/PTA) and prepare corrective actions
    • Conduct periodic training sessions for school bookkeepers and PTO officers
    • Assist employees with benefit questions and changes (with HR department)
    • Analyze and review annual health and dental insurance renewals and negotiate with health and dental insurance providers. Communicate renewal information to the School Board, Superintendent and all staff
    • Oversee and manage other employee benefits preparing Requests for Proposals as needed
    • Perform other related duties as assigned
     
    REQUIREMENTS:
                    Involves limited physical tasks including lifting, and may involve operation of equipment such as                                computers, copiers, overhead projectors, etc.
     
    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
                    12 month contract; Grade D31
     
    EVALUATION:
                    Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s Policy on                                Evaluation of Personnel
     
     
                                                           

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