Cheif Financial Officer

  • Enid Public Schools
  • Enid, OK, USA
  • Nov 05, 2017
Full time Banking Finance

Job Description

ENID PUBLIC SCHOOLS
is hiring a:
Chief Financial/Operations
Officer.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1.OSDE Administrative Certification preferred
2.Successful district-level administrative experience in the areas of business management, and supervision of the management of facility development and maintenance, transportation and child nutrition services preferred
3.Supervisory experience over education professionals preferred
4.Master's degree in related field preferred
5.Strong working knowledge of Oklahoma school finance and school district operations required
6.Strong knowledge of Oklahoma education law and education facility design and construction
7.Excellent organizational and communication skills with ability to effectively articulate financial, operational, legal and regulatory concepts
8.Ability to respond to inquiries and requests from internal and external customers
9.Ability to manage a large staff with highly diverse skill sets
10.Ability to lead in the development of appropriate measurement and tools to evaluate business processes and school district operations
11.Demonstrated record of successful administrative leadership
12.Ability to analyze existing processes and identify areas for improvement
13.Advanced knowledge of OCAS and OSDE approved financial accounting software, MS word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
14.Alternatives to the above qualifications that may be acceptable to the Superintendent of Schools

REPORTS TO:
Superintendent of Schools

SUPERVISES:
Business Office Manager and finance department, and the following departments through the Director of Child Nutrition Programs, Director of Facility Construction, Director of Property Services, and Director of Transportation

JOB GOAL:
Ensures the financial and operational health of Enid Public Schools, maximizing resources and support for our instructional mission by providing leadership and administering the following departments: budget and finance; child nutrition; facility and property planning, construction, renovation and maintenance; and transportation.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Prepares annual budgets for all funds. Responsible for gathering information for the preparation of the annual Estimate of Needs. Once the Estimate of Needs is approved by the County Excise Board, provides a summary report and regular updates to the Board of Education.
2.Responsible for all internal and external financial reporting for the district as required by statute, Oklahoma State Department of Education regulations, the Board of Education and the Superintendent.
3.Reviews, selects and recommends to the Superintendent and Board of Education software for financial, personnel and payroll accounting.
4.Works closely with other finance personnel in accounting for all transactions according to Oklahoma statutory school accounting requirements and the Oklahoma Cost Accounting System (OCAS).
5.Keeps the Superintendent, Board of Education and the Superintendent's Cabinet updated on the budget status for all funds, comparing actual expenditures to budget estimates to monitor the progress of the annual budget. Serves as a member of the Superintendent's Cabinet.
6.Ensures all revenue and expenditures are recorded and encoded in accordance with the Oklahoma Cost Accounting System (OCAS) as required by the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE).
7.Works closely with the independent auditor in gathering information for the annual audit of prior fiscal year's transactions.
8.Provides financial reporting to both bond issue development and community bond oversight committees, and ensures that both sinking fund general obligation bond payments and revenue-lease bond payments are timely made. Works with the district's financial advisors in the development of capital improvement financing.
9.Is ultimately responsible for and oversees the preparation of all claims for reimbursement for state and federal grant expenditures.
10.Ensures that all areas of accounting are in compliance with state statute, federal law and regulations and district board policy. Assists the Superintendent and Cabinet with board policy development and amendment.
11.Serves as the appointed Clerk for the Board of Education and district encumbrance clerk, maintaining and managing all board records, district contracts and purchase orders, board policies and administrative regulations.
12.Prepares appropriate monthly financial reports for the Board of Education as required by statute and the Superintendent. Provides interim reports as requested by the Superintendent.
13.Assists the Superintendent in the development of board meeting agendas.
14.Attends all Board of Education meetings to provide information regarding district finances.
15.Provides leadership and management of non-instructional district operational functions through the direct supervision and evaluation of the Business Office Manager, Director of Child Nutrition Programs, Director of Facility Construction, Director of Property Services and Director of Transportation.
16.Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Annual salaried, FLSA exempt, professional employee, administrative classification

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1.Sit for long periods of time at a desk to perform job functions
2.Speak, hear, see, stand and walk
3.Stoop, kneel, crouch, climb ladders and walk on roofs
4.Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
5.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
6.Read, write, and interpret written documents, graphs and drawings
7.Manipulate, handle, feel, and control items or equipment

EVALUATION:
In accordance with Board Policy and appropriate procedural regulations. The Superintendent will be responsible for completing the evaluation.

SALARY RANGE:
$95,000-105,000 (plus fully paid single health insurance and pension plans)

BENEFITS:
This position includes district paid retirement and fully-funded health insurance for the employee

The Responsibilities and Physical Requirements listed above represent a summary of the essential functions of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. This job description does not necessarily include all activities that the incumbent may be asked to perform. Additional responsibilities, tasks, and other duties may be assigned as needed. As an equal opportunity employer, Enid Public Schools will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities the ability to perform their job duties/functions. Category: Finance , Keywords: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)