Chief Finance Officer
Company: North Carolina Jobs
Posted on: May 27, 2023
Morris Education Center
Open until filled
Transylvania County Schools
Transylvania County Schools seeks a Chief Finace Officer at the Morris Education Center (school system's central office). Position is available June 1, 2023. Position is full-time and includes employment benefits; 12-month employment term.
Serves as the district finance officer for the Transylvania County Schools. Manages the school district's financial affairs including budgeting, purchasing, accounting, payroll, accounts payable, internal audit, fixed assets, and School Treasurer functions. Also responsible for employee benefits and retirement processing. Establishes procedures to assure compliance with financial laws, regulations, and requirements and to assure adherence to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and standard business practices. Advises the Board of Education and administrators regarding management of financial resources. Engages in multi-year financial planning for the operating budget and assists in preparation of multi-year facilities plans. Is responsible for the submission of financial reports required by federal, state, and local governmental entities. Must be bonded as required by law.
Under the Superintendent's direction and with the assistance of staff, prepares annual budgets for all funds and monitors activity in those funds throughout the fiscal year in order to assure compliance with the School Budget and Fiscal Control Act and in accordance with guidance issued by the Local Government Commission and the Department of Public Instruction.
KNOWLEDGE AND CREDENTIALS REQUIRED/PREFERRED:
The minimum qualifications of candidates for finance are three years of professional experience in a business-related field combined with one of the following:
Possesses knowledge of GAAP, GAGAP, and principles of public administration, particularly as they relate to units of local government.
Possesses knowledge of North Carolina school district operations.
Possesses knowledge of North Carolina statutes, policies, and regulations regarding financial transactions and of federal laws and rules impacting financial operations.
Technology skills - possesses demonstrated facility with spreadsheet software (EXCEL, Google Sheets) and word processing software (WORD, Google Docs), familiarity with typical computer-based financial software packages, and experience with database search and retrieval both through query functions and typical web-based reporting in order to answer questions or to detect errors.
Coordinating skills - possesses the ability to determine how to schedule the sequence of work activities of many different individuals in order to meet a deadline and the ability to determine what specific changes must be made in many different procedures performed by many different individuals to implement a new or changed requirement.
Interested candidates should submit an online employment application. Application closing date: Open until filled.
Please direct questions regarding the position by email to Dr. Brian Weaver, Assistant Superintendent.
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