Chief Business Official – Accounting, Chief Business Official – Chief Business Officer (CBO)
4 Year Degree
Under the direction of the Superintendent, the Chief Financial Officer/Business Manager will establish and revise school district accounting procedures; supervise accounting and financial record keeping activities; conduct accounting analyses and prepare financial statements; conduct audits of school district funds and accounts; assist in the preparation and control of the district’s annual budget, and do related work as assigned. This cabinet-level position is charged with the complete responsibility for the Business Office.
The Chief Financial Officer/Business Manager must be a strong leader and an exceptional communicator with the following talents: team building, collaborative management style, creativity, and vision. The Officer must possess an in-depth knowledge of Business, Fiscal Services, Facilities Planning, budget development, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), risk Management, collective bargaining, legislative review, and the organization and administration of the facilities, operational, and planning organization.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Administers the preparation of the annual budgets for all District funds, and is responsible for all required financial reports to federal, state, and local agencies.
Supervise the financial affairs of the District including the development, implementation, and administration of the various District budgets including administration of Deferred Maintenance, Special Reserve, and all other funds of the District.
Directs personnel engaged in budget development and monitoring accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, attendance accounting, internal auditing, purchasing, warehousing, and risk management.
Prepares reports and recommendations for the Superintendent and Governing Board, including comprehensive financial data.
Plans, assigns, and evaluates the quality of work of professional, technical, and clerical employees.
Attends, participates, and speaks at community and professional meetings, conferences, or conventions and serves as a District representative at such functions.
Serves as a member of the Superintendent’s Cabinet, attends Board of Education meetings as a member of the Superintendent’s staff, and advises the Superintendent and Board on finance/facilities matters.
Provides facility and financial support for District modernization and construction.
Prepares and submits applications, reports, and plans for a wide range of funding sources.
Prepares and presents periodic or special facility housing and financial reports to the public, funding agencies, Board of Education, Superintendent’s Cabinet, Management Team, school sites, and community groups.
Assists in coordinating, implements, and supervising the construction of new schools and District facilities and the repair, maintenance, reconstruction, and relocation of existing schools and District facilities.
Trains and instructs personnel in accounting procedures.
Directs and supervises position control.
Assists in grant writing.
Other duties as assigned.
BA or BS degree or equivalent training in business or public administration. Advanced degrees are preferred.
Minimum of five years of successful school administration or three years of school business experience, facilities management experience, comparable governmental or private sector experience.
Knowledge of management principles and methods of organization, and of financial control and governmental budgeting.
Exemplary communication skills and demonstrated ability to write and verbally present clear and concise management, finance, and related reports.
Exceptional management abilities and strong interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to develop and maintain strong team relationships.
Valid California Driver’s License
Applicants need to submit: Application, Resume, 3-Letters of Recommendation (written within one year, one letter must be from current supervisor or instead of letter from current supervisor submit the latest evaluation), copy of High School Diploma or GED, and copy of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training in business or public administration.
Additional Salary Information: 8 hours per day/260 days per year/ 20 paid vacation days
Health Benefits for employee and family (Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription).
$25,000 Life Insurance Policy (employee only).
About Earlimart School District
K-8th School District in Tulare County in Earlimart, CA, USA 93219