Council Rock School District

The Council Rock School District seeks a highly-motivated Assistant Director of Business Administration who will supervise all aspects of the Business Department including accounts payable, payroll, accounting, purchasing and tax collection for the Council Rock School District.

Council Rock serves almost 11,000 students across ten elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools. At home in beautiful Bucks County, PA, we are the 13th largest out of 500 PA school districts and are located just 30 miles north of Philadelphia, 20 miles west of Princeton, and only 90 minutes by automobile or train from New York City. Over 93% of our students attend college, and a culture of excellence also extends beyond the classroom to the arts, the athletic fields, and to an impressive commitment to community service. As we look to the future, our sights are set on one singular focus: continuous improvement.

Basic Position Description:

The Assistant Director of Business Administration serves as the District’s chief accounting officer, maintains the District’s chart of accounts and ensures appropriate classification of revenue, expenditure and balance sheet transactions. This individual is also responsible for the supervision of all aspects of the business office including accounts payable, payroll, accounting, purchasing and tax collection. This supervision involves ensuring that the Council Rock School District maintains efficient and effective financial and operating systems and processes, high service levels, and accountability across its core business and operations functions, while continuously seeking to improve resource utilization. Additionally, the Assistant Director serves as the Board Treasurer and holds responsibility for cash flow projections and the investment of district funds in accordance with local policy and applicable law. In this position, the Assistant Director will serve as the primary liaison to administrators, supervisors, and department coordinators regarding budgetary management and student activity accounting. The successful candidate must have demonstrated leadership in business office accounting practices; end of fiscal year audits; in financial reports in terms of costs, budgets, policies of operation, trends and opportunities; ensuring proper internal controls and in being entrepreneurial. The Assistant Director of Business Administration maintains continuous lines of communication with leadership team members and keeps the Director of Business Administration informed of all critical issues. A full description can be viewed by following this link.

Education requirements: Undergraduate degree from a recognized university in finance, accounting, business administration, or other quantitative discipline relevant to the position. Master of Business Administration (MBA) and/or CPA preferred. The successful candidate will have at least 7-10 years of experience in accounting, finance, and budgets as well as demonstrated strategic leadership experience preferably in an educational setting.
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Deadline: May 27, 2019