Professional - Certified - Other, please specify
Job Number 4000021929
Open Date 08/07/2020
Chief FInancial Officer is to oversee the finances associated
with the day to day and long-term business operations of Hamilton
County Schools. These activities include the responsibility for
budgeting and accounting of funds in excess of 400 million dollars
received and disbursed by the County. The CFO is the executive
administrator for the Offices of Accounting, Finance, and
The CFO is also responsible for activities associated with
non-agency business office related functions. These activities
center on providing technical assistance to the District in the
areas of school finance and school business operations to safeguard
system assets and taxpayer funds. Further, the CFO reports to the
School Board on the financial condition of the school system.
Lastly, the mission of the CFO is to ensure that the business
related operations of the Hamilton County Department of Education
operate in an efficient and effective manner, so the primary focus
of the agency is to increase student achievement and make us
the fastest improving school district in the state of
Leads development of budget and ensures alignment of spending to
district strategic plan.
Identifies, develops, and manages teams to implement operational
process improvements to ensure high organizational efficiency and
effectiveness of the District’s central office functions to best
serve schools and students.
Leads the district in transitioning to a variable-cost
organization and reducing fixed costs and liabilities.
Ensures compliance with district, state, and federal policies,
regulations, and laws for financial resources.
Oversees the management of all state and self-funded grants for
compliance and usage.
Ensures all required state and federal reports are prepared and
submitted within program guidelines.
Develops, recommends, and implements budget for assigned area;
monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved
Duty Days 260 Additional Job Information Education: Masters
degree in Finance, Business, and/or Accounting related field
Certification/Licensure: None required, Certified Public
Accountant (CPA) strongly preferred
Experience: Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible
experience in financial management including governmental
accounting, auditing, budget administration and general management.
Experience with school administration strongly preferred.
Ensures compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
(GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards, and all other applicable
codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and
procedures; initiates actions necessary to correct deviations or