POSITION: Chief Business Official (CBO) LOCATION: Colusa Unified School District Office SALARY RANGE: Negotiable DOE, plus:
Medical, Dental and Vision insurance (District contribution is $10,523.76 annually)
District paid disability policy
224 Work days per year
This is an unrepresented, confidential, exempt administrative position.
START DATE: December 1, 2017
Under the direction of the Superintendent, plan, organize, direct, supervise and review the activities of the District's Business Services Office; provide expertise and advice on school business matters; provide leadership and assume primary responsibility for all related business services functions including but not limited to fiscal services, maintenance and operations, facilities management, child nutrition services, and risk management; assume and perform related work as necessary or required.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Chief Business Official personally performs complex technical financial work in the areas of budget, accounting, payroll, attendance, reports and risk management.Primary responsibilities are as follows:
Assists the Superintendent and Board in developing the District’s short-range and long-range financial planning.
Maintains a current knowledge of and implements legal requirements in the preparation and administration of budgets.
Coordinates, prepares and administers the District budgets and interim reports.
Supervises and/or personally prepares local, state and federal financial reports.
Plans, organizes, administers and directs the activities and operations of Business Services to ensure internal controls and efficient cost-effective operations are maintained.
Coordinates with departments within the District including Maintenance, Operations and Transportation; Nutrition Services, Technology, and Human Resources.
Establishes professional relations with the County Office and interfaces with the entity via computers, telephones, and in person.
Provides school sites and Departments periodic expenditure reports.
Ensures that staff is adequately trained to perform their assigned duties.
Maintains and improves competence through participation in professional development opportunities and involvement with professional organizations.
Prepares recommendations and reports for the Superintendent and Board, including comprehensive financial data covering all aspects of school finance and multi-year projections.
Provides financial information for LCAP planning and public.
Reviews all contracts, agreements, and negotiation documents.
Oversees bidding process to insure compliance with regulations and award
Serves on the District’s employee negotiations team.
Manages the District’s liability insurance and workers’ compensation programs.
Coordinates and manages all matters related to the external auditing of all fiscal aspects of programs for the District.
Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
Attends all regular and special meetings of the Board of Trustees and presents financial and other departmental information in a comprehensive manner.
Performs all other duties as assigned by the Superintendent and Board.
Current funding issues and formulas and how they may impact the District budget including LCFF and other state budget knowledge
Budgeting, accounting, auditing and statistical procedures, policies and methods in a public school district.
Principles and practices of effective supervision, training and evaluation of personnel at all levels.
Written and oral interpersonal skills
Preparation and delivery of complex reports; prepare and deliver formal presentations to large and diverse audiences.
Laws, rules and regulations related to assigned activities.
Advanced technical computer skills.
Knowledge of and the ability to utilize payroll and financial/budgeting system.
Principles, procedures and legal requirements of school district purchasing.
Basic financial analysis and research procedures.
Carry out the duties of the position and accomplish its objectives.
Organize, train, direct and motivate staff to achieve high levels of productivity and service.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups.
Conceptualize new ideas and approaches and integrate them into a coherent implementation strategy.
Implement various alternative financing solutions for all aspects of school district funding.
Resolve complex problems while considering impacts from a financial, political, and educational point of view.
Exercise tact and diplomacy and recognize political and priority implications.
Set priorities and coordinate tasks; delegate work when appropriate.
Colusa Unified School District programs, activities, practices, and employment shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student's actual race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
CUSD contact for discrimination, harassment, intimidation, bullying, and Title IX contact:
Superintendent 745 Tenth Street Colusa, CA 95932 (530) 458-7791 x14113
The Colusa Unified School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Colusa Unified School District will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
BA degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field; MA is desirable.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in accounting systems and operations, financial reporting, auditing, budgeting, and statistical procedures, policies and methods in a public school district. Three (3) years in leadership role.
CBO Certificate from FCMAT, CASBO, UC systems, or any state approved organization or institution.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQIREMENTS:
ENVIRONMENT: Indoor office environment. The incumbent in this position will be required to work hours beyond the normal workday and participate in meetings, conferences and professional development activities locally and outside the area; frequent driving of a car and periodic travel will also be required.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone; seeing to read, prepare and proofread documents, perform assigned duties; sitting or standing for extended periods of time; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment; kneeling, bending at the waist, and reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally as needed; lifting light objects.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is negotiable based on experience.