Salary: $139,450.00 - $160,000.00 (Placement on salary based on experience)
Moving & Relocation Stipend $2,500.00
Masters Stipend $1,760.00
The Chief Business Officer should be qualified personally and professionally by training and experience to provide leadership in the area of business services and fiscal management. The Chief Business Officer must have knowledge of and the ability to implement principles of financial record keeping at the full charge level. Must possess a thorough knowledge of school district accounting, attendance, data process applications, payroll, including taxes and deductions, as well as financing related to federal and state categorical programs.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Chief Business Officer shall plan, organize, direct, supervise, control and manage the activities and operation of the business office in the area of development of the district budget, budget control, income, accounting maintenance, record keeping, food service, and other related duties as assigned by the Superintendent. The Chief Business Officer shall direct, supervise and formally evaluate the work of Business Office personnel.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides direction and supervision over the development and monitoring of the District’s budget, accounting, payroll, worker’s compensation, and payroll functions.
Assumes responsibility for the administration of the total insurance program, including the processing of claims.
Assumes responsibility for policies, procedures, and programs pertaining to the responsibilities of the fiscal and food services.
Provides direction and supervision for the District’s attendance accounting functions.
Establishes and implements policies and procedures related to business office operations; assists in evaluating existing procedures for efficiency and recommends changes to existing operations to increase effectiveness.
Revises budget during the year as required by program changes and State and Federal projects.
Attends all board meetings and prepares such reports for the Board as deemed necessary, or as required by law, for the information of the Board.
Supervises and is responsible for the District revolving cash fund.
Establishes controls for the receipt and disbursement of funds.
Authorizes and approves fiscal transactions and budget expenditures.
Oversees and requires reconciliation, monthly, of the income and expenditures report of the County Superintendent of Schools with that of the District and determines annual end/beginning balances of accounts.
Has responsibility for advertising bids and specifications in connection with the purchase or sale of goods or properties.
Works with District school principals and other supervisors in the development of individual budgets control of expenditures, and inter-related money procedures with schools, P.T.A.’s and school clubs, or other organizations involved in financial activities with the school district.
Trains, supervises, and evaluates departmental personnel in all facets of District accounting and financial operations.
Prepares State and Federal reimbursement applications, including but not limited to, the State transportation reimbursement reports, special education, driver training, gifted, handicapped, and the federal categorical aid program.
Represents the District, at the Superintendent’s discretion, at local, State and national meetings and conferences relating directly to the District’s financial needs.
Performs other related duties as assigned by Superintendent.
Five years of fiscal management experience, including at least three years of experience with school accounting at a district level, supplemented by additional training in school accounting and/or school business manager training.
Completion of at least four years of college education in the field of business administration, accounting or a related fields, or equivalent fiscal management experience; or any combination of training.
A Bachelor's Degree in accounting, business management or closely related field is preferred.
Linden is an unincorporated community located on Highway 26 about 10 miles east of Stockton.
The district has four elementary schools serving 1611 students, one high school serving 682 students and a continuation high school serving 45 students. Glenwood Elementary School and Waverly School are K-8 schools with enrollments between 345 and 350. Linden Elementary School is a K-4 school with an enrollment slightly over 440. Waterloo School is a 5-8 middle school with an enrollment of about 410. Linden High School is a comprehensive 9-12 high school and PRIDE is the continuation high school.