CFO/Business Manager - Woodbridge Public Schools
Position: CFO/Business Manager
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Director of Business Operations / Services
Beginning: Jul 01, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Woodbridge Public Schools
Woodbridge, CT 06525
Telephone: 203-387-6631
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Job Description:
The Woodbridge School District consists of one school: Beecher Road School, a PreK-6 elementary school employing approximately 165 staff members to serve and educate approximately 850 students. A caring, creative community, Beecher Road School models and inspires the joy of lifelong learning, embraces diversity, and celebrates the unique qualities of each person. Woodbridge is one of Connecticut’s best towns, and Beecher Road School is the jewel of the town!

The Director of Business Services & Operations is responsible for the design, implementation, and operation of all business services and operations for the Woodbridge School District.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Establishes, supervises, and maintains all budget, payroll, purchasing, and financial systems, including proper disbursement of funds, and maintenance of complete records thereof consistent with local, State, and federal requirements and policies
  • Ensures the maintenance of a system of appropriate expenditures and encumbrance accounting that is organized to conform with the requirements for State and federal accounting reports
  • Advises the Superintendent on policies, procedures, regulations, and guidelines related to sound school business services and operations
  • Supervises the management of all financial affairs of the Woodbridge School District and Beecher Road School
  • Assists in the development, administration, and monitoring of grant requests and grant funds for the Woodbridge School District
  • Prepares and presents ongoing reports and correspondence relevant to the business services and operations of the District, including monthly reports as required by local policy
  • Maintains a continuous internal auditing program for the financial affairs of the Woodbridge School District and Beecher Road School, and supports the annual work of external auditors
  • Collaborates with Town of Woodbridge staff and leaders in relation to the financial affairs of the Woodbridge School District, including supporting the development of bid specifications
  • Supervises and evaluates the supervisors of the custodial/maintenance and food services departments, as well as Business Office staff
  • Supports the Superintendent in developing, administering, and monitoring long-term capital projects
  • Advises the Superintendent in labor negotiations and vendor contract approvals
  • Participates in ongoing professional learning related to school business operations
  • Carries out other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Schools
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Required:
  • Current CSDE certification (#085) as a School Business Administrator
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, school administration, or a related field
  • Knowledge of and experience with school finances and business operations
  • Superior planning, prioritizing, troubleshooting, and communication skills
  • Working understanding of the Code of Ethics of the Connecticut Association of School Business Officials, including the ability to implement confidentiality and integrity in all job responsibilities
  • Ability to work flexible hours when necessary
Preferred:
  • Knowledge of and experience with MUNIS or similar financial accounting software
SALARY AND BENEFITS
This position is a full-time, full-year unaffiliated position. Start date is flexible, but anticipated to be on or about July 1, 2022. Commensurate with relevant education, experience, and background, salary range will be $120,000-$130,000 with a regionally competitive benefits package. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact the Office of the Superintendent for additional information.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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