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Webster Groves School District is Hiring a Director of Business Services

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS SERVICES

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2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR

Primary Objective:
Assists the Assistant Superintendent-Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operations Officer in maintaining efficient and effective business department operations

Essential Functions:

  • Assists in the preparation and management of the district budget
  • Supervises the Business Office operations including accounts payable, accounting, purchasing and payroll
  • Prepares the school district’s annual report (ASBR) and any other reports required by local, state, and federal laws
  • Monitors the recording of accounting transactions, ensures that receipts and disbursements are controlled and properly recorded, interprets financial data for proper recording, and relates transactions to approved budgets
  • Develops and designs various control procedures as they relate to the tools of control-budget, expenditures, audits, and various other reports
  • Manages the investment program for the district
  • Directs the establishment of an internal audit program
  • Coordinates and oversees the annual external audit for the district
  • Serves as district liaison on the CSD insurance trust advisory board
  • Informs the Asst Superintendent/Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operations Officer of the status of relevant business operations and prepares reports as requested
  • Provides salary and fringe benefit projections and other fiscal information that affect the meet and confer process
  • Serves as ex-officio member on the district’s finance advisory committee
  • Assists with the in-service training of principals, teachers, and support personnel in relation to business policies, procedures and reports when necessary for the efficient management of the school district
  • Reviews and approves purchases and bids for equipment, supplies, and materials in accordance with board policy and state statute
  • Attend and/or present at Board meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned FLSA Status Exempt Work Calendar 260 Salary Commensurate with education and experience Location Central Office Reports To Assistant Superintendent – CFO/COO

 

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required
  • Master’s degree preferred  Certified Administrator in School Finance and Operations (SFO) preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Three years’ experience in school finance preferred