Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Company: Newport News Public Schools
Location: Newport News
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Position is responsible for financial management of the school
division - development, monitoring, reporting and execution of the
school division operating and capital budgets, grants and other
funds. Responsible for providing leadership and oversight to the
areas of budget and planning, accounting, purchasing, and payroll.
Position is responsible for providing information to the public
regarding the financial costs of the school division and advises
the Superintendent on financial issues; communicates with the
School Board, city staff and city council; ensures compliance with
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
Master's degree in business management or accounting required. CPA
is preferred. Minimum of 10 years of experience in one of a school
division's functional area including at least 5 years of experience
in a supervisory capacity. Must possess the ability to plan and
supervise the work of others. Must possess excellent communication
skills. Must possess the ability to establish/maintain effective
working relationships with students, staff, parents, & the public.
Must have significant experience with operating and capital budget
Provide leadership to the operating and capital budget processes
and the internal and external financial reporting process. Provide
leadership and direction to select departments within the school
division to ensure effective and efficient operations and enhance
process and performance management: Budget & ERP; Accounting;
Payroll; and Procurement.
Directs the preparation of an annual financial report in compliance
with the Association of School Business Officials Association
Standards, Government Finance Officers Association and related
government accounting standards.
Reviews the financial status of the school division during the year
and makes recommendations as appropriate regarding
Ensures compliance with accounting, disbursement, and reporting
requirements of agencies from which grants have been received.
Oversees the maintenance of a continuous auditing program for all
funds and assists the district's independent auditors in conducting
the annual and periodic audit.
Consults with the Superintendent, School Board members and other
staff as questions arise relating to the school division's
Serves as the school division's contact with members of the State
Department of Education regarding financial information as
Oversees the property, casualty, and liability insurance programs
for the school division.
Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of
work performed. - The omission of specific duties does not exclude
them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a
logical assignment to the position.)
Attends meetings of the School Board and prepares such reports for
the School Board as requested by the Superintendent.
Performs any other related duties as assigned by the
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