CFO/Business Manager - Special School District
Position: CFO/Business Manager
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Chief Operations Officer
Job Location: SSD Central Office
Deadline: Mar 03, 2020**
District: Special School District
Town & Country, MO 63131
Telephone: 314-989-8211
Job Description:
Summary:  Manages the finance and operations functions of the district under the direction of the Superintendent of Schools.
Job Responsibilities:
  1. Oversees preparation of the district’s annual budget and prepares budget analysis.
  2. Serves as the district’s treasurer.  Directs the custodianship of public funds, insurance programs, federal grants and cash management.
  3. Supervises the Director of Finance and oversees all activities of the finance department including: Accounting and Payroll.
  4. Supervises the Director of Facilities and oversees all facilities and maintenance activities.
  5. Supervises the Director of Transportation and oversees all transportation activities including contracts with vendors and partner districts.
  6. Supervises the Director of Purchasing and Materials Management and monitors adherence to district policies.
  7. Supervises the Director of Student Data and monitors the preparation of Core Data, MOSIS and federal data submissions.
  8. Supervises the Director of Safety and Security to ensure a safe and secure learning and working environment.
  9. Develops and maintains communications with state and federal agencies and the financial community.  Coordinates reviews of appropriate areas with legal counsel, independent auditors, board advisors and district staff.
  10. Directs the preparation of periodic financial reports to the Superintendent, Board of Education, Governing Council, external agencies and members of the general public.
  11. Assists the Superintendent in the development of short and long-range financial plans including recommendations concerning tax levy and bond issuances.
  12. Assists the Superintendent in the recommendation of Board policies and administrative regulations to guide the district’s business and finance functions and delivery systems.
  13. Ensures procedural compliance with state and federal regulations, board policies and administrative regulations.
  14. Oversees the planning and development activities of the finance department in collaboration with department directors.
  15. Collaborates with the Chief Human Resources Officer to recommend employment of personnel in the finance and operations divisions.
  16. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:
  • Master’s degree in business administration or accounting required
  • Experience with DESE financial management systems required
  • Five years management experience in school district finance required
  • Experience with school district transportation and facilities management preferred
  • Understanding of local, state and federal funding and revenue sources
  • Experience with financial forecasting and budget projections
(Please see attached job description for additional information)
Interested applicants must apply online:

The District does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious preference, marital status, disability, national origin, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.  Employees of the District are required to comply with the provisions of the Title VII of The Civil Rights Act and Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments.

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