Chief Financial Officer
The position of Chief Financial Officer exists to serve the District through financial and business management for the District. This includes creating multi-year financial plans; ensuring that all schools have equitable access to available resources; providing insightful, accurate and timely financial analysis that supports policy formulation and decision making; maintaining controls to ensure that spending meets appropriate legal requirements and that funds are used thoughtfully, responsibly, effectively, and ethically; and offering high levels of customer support. The CFO plans, organizes, assigns, directs and reviews the financial services functions of Governor Mifflin School District.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Reports to the Superintendent and School Board of Directors
- Works cooperatively with administrators, supervisors, staff, community, Board and cabinet to perform job responsibilities as outlined.
- Evaluations will be done by the Superintendent.
This list is intended to be illustrative rather than complete and serves to show major duties and responsibilities and does not express or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent in this position. The employee will be required to perform any other position-related duties requested by the supervisor.
Terms of Employment:
- Prepares, submits, communicates and manages annual budget and multi year budget planning
- Provides insightful, accurate and timely financial analysis
- Contributes to policy formulation and decision making using financial expertise and judgment
- Maintaining financial controls
- Supervises finance and business staff
- Oversees Food Services operations
- Oversees Transportation operations
- Right To Know officer
- Vendor and District contracts review and oversight
- Maintains necessary District liability insurances
- Advises on appropriate funding for capital projects and planning and all areas of budget planning and funds
- Responsible for cash flow management
- Oversee grant accounting
- Final approver for all expenses, grants, federal and state funding
- Remains abreast of changes in funding and represents the District in PASBO, state and county organizations
- Works with representatives of the Board and cabinet and District leaders to provide information.
- Communicates with the community budget and finance items in a “easy to understand” fashion
- Audit and certify reports required
- Participates in Labor negotiations and preparation for negotiations as requested
- Responsible for compliance with laws and regulations.
- Maintain confidentiality in accordance with district guidelines
- Maintain a positive demeanor at all times including, but not limited to, the use of appropriate language.
- Demonstrates openness to suggestions for improving performance.
- Demonstrates initiative, independence and decision making appropriate to the performance tasks of this position.
- Adheres to professional, ethical, and legal standards.
- Any other duties assigned.
- Salary and Benefits are as described in the current Act 93 Agreement and or individual contract.
- Performance will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions set forth by the Board of Directors.
Chief Financial Officer
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To successfully perform this position, a person must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualification requirements listed below represent minimum levels of educational achievement, training, skill and/or ability necessary.
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business Degree with experience in Governmental / Fund Accounting.
- Master’s in School Business
- CPA experience preferred.
- Two (2) years minimum as Business Manager or Assistant Business Manager
- Three years experience with Governmental / Fund accounting required and School District specific experience preferred.
- Two (2) years experience in budget preparation and management at public school
- Outstanding communication, organization, customer relations skills and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook Suite.
- Possess leadership and supervisory skills.
- Principles and methods of public and business administration and management;
- Principles, practices, and techniques of governmental and/or school accounting;
- Principles and practices of data processing, school budgetary preparation and control;
- Typing capability including data entry
- Ability to properly communicate verbally and in writing
- Experience with dealing with the public.
- Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.
- Meet requirements set forth by the State of Pennsylvania and the Board of School Directors for employment.
||This listing expires on: 6/9/2023