Job Title: Chief Financial Oﬃcer
Wage/Hour Status: Exempt
Funding Source: Local
Reports to: Superintendent
Pay Grade: Administrative/ Professional 09 ($124,040 – $167,819)
Contract Days: 226
Dept/School: Business/Finance Revision Date: 10/2020
Plan, organize and manage the functions of the business oﬃce. Provide eﬀective and responsible leadership for all areas of the business division.
Master’s degree, Certiﬁed Public Accountant or Equivalent
Strong planning, organizational management, and interpersonal skills
Thorough knowledge of school business operations including budgeting and ﬁnance, payroll and accounting, tax collection, purchasing and inventory control, transportation.
Five years administrative experience in related areas
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Support the Superintendent in dealing with legislative, administrative, and public aﬀairs issues; directly handles matters of importance on behalf of the Superintendent.
1. Develop and maintain positive staﬀ morale with the district’s business operations.
2. Communicate eﬀectively with staﬀ, community, and school board.
3. Promote eﬀective communication techniques by business staﬀ.
4. Cooperatively develop long and short range objectives and goals for the business operations of the school district.
5. Demonstrate openness to staﬀ and willingness to improve oﬃce eﬀectiveness.
6. Implement procedures in the business oﬃce which support the mission of the district.
7. Assist with the planning and conducting of needs assessments related to the business operations of the district.
8. Promote a positive image that supports the mission of the school district.
9. Assume the management role in assigned roles.
10. Work with other personnel in projecting student enrollments, staﬃng needs, building and facility needs, energy needs, capital equipment needs, and other cost items for district improvement.
11. Have high expectations and high regard for staﬀ supervised and communicates this perspective to others.
12. Deﬁne job performance expectations of subordinate staﬀ.
13. Evaluate job performance of subordinate personnel.
14. Develop training options and/or improvement plans to ensure the best operation of the department.
15.Work eﬀectively in the development of staﬀ.
16. Work positively with staﬀ in developing and administering the budgeting process.
Administration and Fiscal/Facilities Management
17. Provide eﬀective leadership and management for purchasing.
18.Provide eﬀective leadership and management for tax collections.
19.Provide eﬀective leadership and management for payroll, accounting and inventory of ﬁxed assets.
20. Eﬀectively provide leadership for energy management.
21. Provide eﬀective leadership and management for bond issues.
22. Eﬀectively provide leadership for debt management.
23. Provide eﬀective leadership for child nutrition program.
24. Provide eﬀective leadership for plant services department.
25. Achieve cost eﬀective practices throughout the district.
26. Compile district, campus, and program budgets and cost estimates; prepare and submit ﬁnancial report.
27. Direct the district’s Energy Savings and Transportation Program.
28. Develop, monitor, and administer the budgeting process.
29. Eﬀectively provide leadership for budget expenditures.
30. Eﬀectively invest district funds.
31. Eﬀectively monitor budget expenditures as budgeted.
32. Demonstrate support for the district’s student management system and expected student behavior related to operational aspects of the district.
33. Articulate to the general public the school district’s mission and goals and the way in which business operations support these directions.
34.Be involved in community activities that encourage support and mutual respect between the district and the community.
Professional Growth and Development
35. Use information through assessment instruments and the district appraisal process to improve performance.
36. Seek, accept, and respond to evaluative feedback from other administrators to improve performance.
37. Take the initiative to become more eﬀective in the management of business operations.
38. Actively seek out professional development activities designed to improve performance in identiﬁed needed areas.
39. Actively participate in professional organization; take the initiative to provide leadership in addressing the challenges facing the profession.
40. Conduct oneself in a professional and ethical manner.
41. Be proactive in the role as Chief Financial Oﬃcer.
42. Perform other duties as assigned.
This position is responsible for overseeing district program management in the following areas:
Transportation Purchasing and Assets Plant Services
Child Nutrition Energy Management
Personal computer, printer, calculator, fax machine, other general oﬃce equipment
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Must maintain emotional control and exercise reasoning and problem solving skills while under stress. Must demonstrate ability to communicate eﬀectively (verbal and written). Should be able to interpret procedures and analyze data for decision-making. Frequent in-district and occasional in-state or national travel. Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.\
Safety: Contribute to the prevention of accidents and injuries by observing safety rules and District policy, practicing the principles and skills taught in safety training, wearing personal protective equipment as required, reporting injuries and incidences immediately to supervisor, and being proactive in the ongoing eﬀorts to improve and maintain workplace safety.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.