DICKINSON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
TITLE: Business Manager
1.Requires minimum bachelor degree in business/accounting or school administration with related experience. Certification in NDSBA business manager program or willingness to obtain, three years experience in computerized financial management systems, accounting and budget procedures preferred.
2.Data processing/keyboarding skills at an adequate level.
3.Strong skill set in computer applications, e.g. word processing, spreadsheets and databases.
4.High level of understanding in public school accounting and bookkeeping practices and methods.
5.Such additions to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable.
RESPONSIBILE TO: School Board and Superintendent
JOB GOAL: To oversee all business duties in an accurate and timely manner.
Performs all business related duties assigned by the Superintendent including:
•Organize and supervise the business and accounting operations of the District.
•Supervise all accounting, payroll aspect, facilities, safety, and transportation.
•Administer finance and budget activity.
•Oversee the collection, safekeeping and distribution of District funds.
•Attend meetings as assigned by Board or requested by Superintendent.
•Comply with internal audit procedures, schedule external audit and respond to audit recommendations.
•Establish procedures and comply with financial record keeping and security of such records.
•Maintain bond and note register.
•Administer reports for state and federal programs.
•Track enrollment/demographic numbers for the District.
•Calculate and forecast enrollment growth for the District.
•Complete bank transactions, oversee investments, and fund management.
•Monitor employee flexible spending and health insurance accounts including statement and reports.
•Assist the Superintendent and School Board with business and financial needs.
•Prepare District monthly financial reports.
•Report the District’s financial status to the School Board.
•Represent the District during construction projects.
•Assist School Board with salary negotiations, Classified Salary, and Benefits Package.
•Assist District and county personnel to ensure the school board election follows NDCC.
•Assure that bidding procedures are conducted in accordance with state laws.
•Assure that procedures are used for the purchasing, requesting, storage and distribution of assets, supplies and equipment.
•Maintain inventory of district equipment; update as needed.
•File loss claims and accident reports.
•Utilize excellent written and oral communication skills.
•Build a positive rapport with patrons
•Exhibit professionalism, including accountability, honesty, tactfulness and courtesy.
•Keep abreast of financial and business trends.
•Maintain appropriate rapport with board, administration, staff and students.
•Respond to open records requests.
•Comply with district policies applicable to position.
•Oversee the Buildings and Grounds Department.
•Other duties as required or assigned.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Normally 260 working days including ten paid holidays. Salary and benefits as determined by the Board of Education in accordance with the Classified Salary and Benefit Package in category A exempt. Annual salary will be no less than $138,000 depending on education and experience
EVALUATION: the Board of Education in accordance with the Classified Salary and Benefit Package in category A exempt. Annual salary will be no less than $138,000 depending on education and experience.A performance review will be conducted annually in accordance with the provisions established by the administration and the Board.