Chief Business Official – Chief Business Officer (CBO)
CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICIAL
Under the direction of the Superintendent, this classified senior management position serves as the chief business official of the District. The main function is to plan, organize, direct, and coordinate all activities in the area of budgeting, accounting, long range fiscal planning, deferred maintenance, attendance reporting, purchasing, warehousing, technology, and food services as well as other duties as assigned.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Directs the development and monitors the annual budget and related reports
Is responsible for long range fiscal property and facility management programs
Prepares reports and recommendations for the Superintendent and Board of Education including comprehensive financial data covering all aspects of the district’s approved instructional programs
Provides business services for the effective support of the district’s approved instructional programs
Plans, develops and implements the district health and benefit program
Directs and supervises all aspects of the District’s Food Service Department to ensure the district has a self-sufficient quality food service program
Directs and supervises all district purchasing
Supervises preparation and implementation of all contracts with insurance providers, consultants or outside agencies, related to maintenance of equipment or other approved services to the District
Is responsible for coordinating and managing all matters related to the external auditing of fiscal aspects of programs and offices in the district
Monitors and reviews existing and proposed laws and legislation related to school finance and other business functions
Evaluates all personnel working under immediate supervision and reviews evaluation of all staff assigned to the division
Attends Board Meetings to interpret financial and business related reports
Is a member of the district’s Leadership Team
Directs a property accounting system for the location and condition of all instructional and other equipment of the district
Supervises the accounting of the district’s day care program including enrollment, accounting, and purchasing of equipment and supplies
Coordinates and facilitates the work of the Superintendent’s budget advisory committee
Chairs the District’s Health and Welfare Benefits Committee
Principles, trends, methods, strategies and procedures pertaining to business management systems and programs
Principles, methods, techniques and strategies of organizational planning, evaluation, control and forecasting
Principles and practices of school business accounting
Legal mandates, policies and regulations appropriate to the administration of business services and contract management
Computer business applications – i.e. Word, Excel, Access
Work independently and make decisions and recommendations
Plan, organize, direct and administer the district’s business services program
Articulate and interpret laws, policies, regulations and operational procedures concerning the business department
Assemble and analyze data, prepare reports and make appropriate recommendations to the superintendent and district staff
Understand and carry out oral and written directions
Deal effectively with the public and staff in situations requiring diplomacy, friendliness, poise and firmness as necessary
Establish and maintain cooperative working relations with school officials and administrators, certificated and classified staff, community, governmental and school agencies
A minimum of three years of effective experience in school business administration.
Experience in the business office of a Los Angeles County school district is preferred.
Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in business administration, finance, or equivalent from an accredited University
Certificate of Completion in a Chief Business Officer program or equivalent from an accredited University (will consider experience in Fiscal Director position in lieu)
Seeing to review, analyze and create local, state, and federal documents
Hearing and speaking to exchange information related to the business operations of the District
Ability to sit and/or stand for varying lengths of time
Dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects, including computer keyboard keys
$160,000 - $179,192 (5 steps)
$11,750/year toward health and welfare benefits
$150,000 life insurance policy
Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide verification of work authorization.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon the completion of a criminal background check by the Department of Justice. Convictions of certain crimes, including but not limited to sex and narcotics offenses and serious and violent felonies, as specified in the California Education and penal Codes, will bar employment with the District and this contract shall become null and void.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The Employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the Superintendent. El Segundo Unified School District reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.
EXPERIENCE • A minimum of three years of effective experience in school business administration • Experience in the business office of a Los Angeles County school district is preferred
EDUCATION • BA or BS degree in business administration, finance, or equivalent from an accredited University • Certificate of Completion in a CBO program or equivalent from an accredited University (will consider experience in Fiscal Director position in lieu)
Additional Salary Information: 5 steps
About El Segundo Unified School District
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