Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Exemption Status: Exempt/Administrative
Reports to: Superintendent
Term of Employment: 235 Days
Dept./School: Financial Services
Under policy direction, plan, organize and direct portfolio of activities including Budget, Finance, Payroll Services, PERS Coordination, Purchasing, Bonds, Investments, and Debt Service Management; coordinate with the Oregon Department of Education and Oregon Department Revenue; provide strategic financial consulting services in support of District programs; oversee the administration of a District annual budget.
Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, School Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field and certification as a CPA, CMA or CGFM is required.
Criminal justice fingerprint clearance
Knowledge of principles and practices of public administration, intergovernmental relations, school business operations, and financial management
Knowledge of principles, theories, and practical application of bond funding, federal special funding programs, and grants, and public agency budgeting techniques
Knowledge of state, federal, and local laws, regulations, and court decisions applicable to K-12 public school financial management
Knowledge of district organization, operations, policies, and objectives
Knowledge of principles, practices, tools, and techniques of financial analysis and project management
Knowledge of principles and practices of negotiations and collective bargaining
Knowledge of district labor organizations and collective bargaining agreements
Knowledge of techniques and principles of high-quality customer service
Knowledge of internal consulting concepts and practices
Knowledge of principles and practices of effective leadership, management, and supervision
Knowledge of the ethnic, cultural, geographic, and socio-economic diversity of the populations served by the District
Knowledge of current technologies, statistical, financial, spreadsheet, presentation software.
Knowledge of current local, state, and federal issues related to K–12 public education. District priorities and goals.
Skilled in effective written and oral communication and presentation techniques
Skilled in elements of effective leadership and supervision
Ability to plan, direct and integrate a broad range of complex business and financial planning, budgeting, and service programs and activities
Ability to understand, interpret, apply and explain complex state and federal policy, law, regulation, and court decisions applicable to school business and financial operations
Ability to develop and implement fiscal policies, audit procedures, public and fund accounting systems
Ability to manage and oversee preparation and monitoring of District budgets
Ability to analyze processes and problems, identify opportunities for improvement, and follow through on changes in a timely and consistent manner
Ability to provide internal consultation services
Ability to present information regarding District programs in a proactive, comprehensive manner
Ability to develop strategic, long-term financial plans
Ability to prepare and present complex data in written and oral reports, and represent the District in a variety of public settings
Ability to analyze data utilizing a variety of complex processes
Ability to set and adapt to changing work priorities
Ability to provide leadership by building, directing, and motivating a diverse workforce
Ability to manage and supervise staff and operations
Ability to advocate, model, and implement equity and board policies
Ability to model ethical behavior and communicate high expectations of ethical behavior to others
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of highly sensitive information
Ability to act judiciously under pressure
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Ability to operate a variety of office machines, technologies, and software
10 years of business of financial operation administration management experience in a full-service school district or full-service municipal, state, or federal agency with an annual budget of $100 million or greater is required.
At least three of these years must have been in a senior administrative management capacity, overseeing multiple financial operations, functions, and staff.
Successful oversight and delivery of an annual budget and CAFR in a school district, college, or related governmental environment of similar size and scope.
Meritorious Budget and CAFR Award recipient preferred.
Any other combination of training and experience which demonstrates the applicant is likely to possess the required skills, knowledge, and abilities may be considered.
Experience working in a richly diverse school community and environment highly desired.
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Financial Services Department
Supervise the performance of assigned personnel; interview, select, evaluate and train employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination, and disciplinary actions.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
Posture: Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of a mouse; occasional reaching
Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 25 pounds)
Environment: Work hours occasionally include irregular hours, evening and weekend, meetings, and district functions.
Mental Demands: Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Work with frequent interruptions, maintain emotional control under stress
To apply, go to https://reynolds.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=6884
ONLINE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
3 Letters of Recommendation
A Philosophy on Education statement
$139,519.00 – $178,017.00 / Annual
Location REYNOLDS SCHOOL DISTRICT