Director of Finance

Job | Posted 21 days ago
Position Areas
State Education Agency


POSITION DESCRIPTION: Responsible for financial reporting, payroll, procurement, budgeting, accounting, fixed assets, and auditing of division school board accounts.

Preferred:   Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Preferred:    Candidate shall possess a Master’s degree in business, finance, or accounting and/or CPA preferred or equivalent work experience and training.

Required:  Candidate shall have six (6)  to ten (10) years of administrative/supervisory experience and preferably school business experience.                          
Skills & Knowledge   
Required:  Possesses knowledge of budget planning, procurement, accounts payable, payroll support, financial reporting, audit, capital asset management, school activity funds, personnel management, and applicable laws, regulations and policies; highly effective communication, listening, and interpersonal skills; strong conceptual skills and problem-solving capabilities; knowledgeable of strategic planning and improvement; ability to develop and effectively present ideas orally and in written form

  • Assists in the preparation of the annual school board operating and capital improvement budgets to include revenue, expenditures, and average daily membership (ADM) projections
  • Reviews and monitors revenue and expenditure transactions on a monthly basis
  • Manages analysis, financial projections, and cost accounting.
  • Oversees the Payroll Department and works with the Payroll Manager on day to day operational matters
  • Oversees the Procurement Department and works with the Procurement Manager on day to day operational matters
  • Completes the submission of state department of education financial reports:
  • Annual School Report (ASR)
  • Annual Required Local Effort Report
  • Annual Cost Reports for Administration & Transportation
  • Annual Maintenance of Effort Report (MOE)
  • SPED Excess Cost Report
  • Medicaid Reimbursement Reports
  • Assists in preparing audit closing packages for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
  • Monitors the monthly accounting reports of the construction fund account and initiates construction draws
  • Prepares monthly reimbursement requests for construction expense refunds
  • Updates the debt service payment schedule and prepares debt service payments
  • Coordinates various aspects of monthly accounting close process and reporting of financial results
  • Establishes and monitors the fixed asset inventory system, ensuring that assets have been recorded accurately in the division’s financial system
  • Updates school board financial policies and procedures
  • Submits the renewal application for the property causality insurance
  • Performs other duties as required by the Chief Financial Officer or the Superintendent
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:     (12 -month contract, minimum of 7.5 hours per day)
SALARY begings at  $115,098 with additional health and retirement benefits
 This position will remain open until filled. 

Posted By

Spotsylvania County Public Schools

6717 Smith Station Road , Spotsylvania, VA 22553

At the following locations

Administrative Services - Fiscal Services

8020 River Stone Drive , Fredericksburg, VA 22407