CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Requisition ID 2021-74833
Location
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICE
Location Address
445 W AMELIA ST
Posting End Date
7/15/2021 11:59 PM
Work Days and Hours
12 months, 8 hours per day

Compensation

Overview

To manage the business and financial affairs of the district in a legal and efficient manner while supporting decentralized budgeting and financial decision making and protecting the fiscal integrity of the district.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:



  1. Master's degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration or Public Administration and training and experience in budgeting, accounting, and related technology or (CPA) Certified Public Accountant required.

  2. Six (6) years of business and finance management experience; three years in school district business administration preferred.

  3. Experience as a Chief Financial Officer preferable.

  4. Experience in overseeing financial operations in a school district preferred.

  5. The incumbent is considered to be “critical personnel” during an emergency and can be subject to being held over or called back to a district location at all times.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of budgeting, accounting and fiscal affairs. Knowledge of organization and management theory and practice. Ability to work and communicate effectively with people to focus resources (both human and financial) toward the achievement of the district-identified goals. Ability to facilitate group processes in consensus building, conflict resolution, planning and decision-making. Understands that quality teaching and learning are the essential processes and product of public schools and has the ability to focus human and financial resources toward this end. Knowledge of Florida laws and regulations governing school districts.

REPORTS TO: Superintendent

SUPERVISES: Senior Specialist, Executive Support Services; Senior Director, Office of Management and Budget; Senior Director, Finance; Senior Director, Risk Management and Senior Director, State Reporting.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:
Machines, tools, equipment, electronic devices, vehicles, etc., used in this position. Telephone, Computer, (Personal Computer and Mainframe), Automobile, Copier

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Describes physical conditions of this position.

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY:
Physical activities of this position. Percent of a typical day involved in each applicable activity is noted.

Percentage
70 Sitting: Resting with the body supported by the buttocks or thighs.
10 Standing: Assuming an upright position on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
10 Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
5 Bending: Lowering the body forward from the waist.
5 Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
5 Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position through the use of the upper extremities and back muscles exerting up to 10 pounds of force.
80 Finger Dexterity: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm.
70 Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
90 Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed accurately, loudly or quickly.
90 Hearing Acuity: The ability to perceive speech and other environmental sounds at normal loudness levels.
90 Visual Acuity: The power to see at a level which allows reading of numbers and text, operation of equipment, inspection of machines, etc.

Note: Will total more than 100 percent as several activities may be performed at one time.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Conditions the worker will be subject to in this position.

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Manifest a professional code of ethics and values.
* Respond to internal and external customers in a timely, accurate, courteous and empathetic manner representing OCPS in a positive light.
* Model the routine, intentional and effective use of technology in daily work, including communications, organization and management tasks.
* Manage all operations and functions within the division consistent with district goals.
* Develop plans and identify expected goals for each department in the division.
* Direct, oversee and evaluate each manager reporting directly to him regarding productivity in achieving expected goals and supporting district goals.
* Plan and implement a system of feedback and evaluation regarding the effectiveness of the departments as perceived by users of their services.
* Involving appropriate staff in a timely manner plan and develop the district’s budget focused on district goals while maintaining a minimum reserve as required by board policy.
* Provide the Superintendent and board with timely, clearly understandable information regarding current and anticipated income and expenditures and the fiscal condition of the district.
* Provide to Facility Services the necessary long-range planning and efficient management to ensure the timely development of needed new facilities and the maintenance of existing facilities.
* Serve as a team member of the Superintendent’s cabinet and participate in districtwide planning, development and evaluation.
* Keep the Superintendent informed of critical issues within his division and incidents about which he/she and the board should be aware.
* Follow the district’s policies and procedures as related to all HRMD guidelines and the district’s instructional initiatives.
* Follow the district’s policies and procedures as related to fixed assets.
* Develop leadership in subordinates.
* Responsible for keeping up to date on current technology being used by OCPS. With the support of the district, attend training to ensure skill level in various technologies is at the level required to perform in current position.
* Responsible for maintaining timely and accurate information and accountable for the quality of information maintained by those they supervise.
* Responsible for self-development and keeping up to date on current research, trends and best practices relevant to the area of responsibility.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

* Essential Performance Responsibilities

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Non-bargaining unit compensation plan, twelve months, 8.0 hours per day.

EVALUATION:
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

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