Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: May 12, 2016

Organization: John de la Howe School

City: McCormick, SC

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Wages/Salary: 47,090.00 - 60,000.00


A Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, or business administration. Six (6) years experience as a professional accountant or auditor, including three (3) years of experience managing a financial accounting system, budgeting, procurement, inventory control, capital projects and physical plant, and information technology services or directing a major organizational unit. A Certified Public Accountant credential may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. Must possess effective communication skills and the ability to successfully operate in a team leadership environment. Ability to provide consultation and guidance to department supervisors regarding budgetary issues. Middle to senior management level supervisory skills a must. Occasional overnight travel and weekend work required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential. Master's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a concentration in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. Extensive knowledge in the following areas: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), State requirements, spreadsheet programs, budgeting and finance and accounting software, including the South Carolina Enterprise Information System (SCEIS). Supervisory experience. Minimum of five years of professional experience in auditing, governmental accounting, or related field. Public School system administrative experience preferred. Strong communication and organizational skills. Working knowledge of standards, principles, and concepts of the Government Finance Officers Association (GGOA). Knowledge and experience with management information systems/information technology services. Knowledge of state level operations including, but not limited to, budgeting, purchasing, accounting, and information services. Sufficient physical plant knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide effective oversight. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership that results in teamwork and collaborative working relationships.

Job Description:

Provide leadership to and direct the daily activities of the agency's Division of Finance and Business Operations. Business operations encompasses finance and accounting management and controls, budgeting, procurement, physical plant, food service operations, and information technology.
Develop and direct operations and capital budgetary processes: policy interpretations, development and dissemination of procedures, data accumulation, economic forecasting, budgetary request preparation and analysis, estimate revisions, final budgetary consolidation, internal and external presentations, implementation and monitoring and financial and statistical reporting. Submit proposed budget to the President and Board for approval. Throughout the budget year, routinely and appropriately communicate with the President and Board regarding fiscal and budgetary matters and provide sound fiscal budgetary guidance. Forecast revenue sources as part of the annual budget process. Manage an accurate finance and accounting system for the agency and manage the annual financial statement audit and other external audits. Ensure fiscal and physical resources are directed to achieve maximum positive benefits in support of the agency's mission. Maintain integrity in all fiscal and inventory systems by ensuring agency programs and fiscal practices are in compliance with all federal and state rules, regulations, laws and agency policy and procedure. Oversee management of federal grant programs and identify new sources of potential grant funding. Select, develop, lead, and coach staff within the Division of Finance and Business Operations to achieve goals and objectives and to improve customer service delivery to internal and external customers. Plan and manage construction/renovation and deferred maintenance projects. Oversee complex procurement of goods and services. Plan and direct daily and long-range procurement operational function. Manage payroll and payroll reconciliation. Conduct comprehensive studies and analyses of IT current systems, functions and operations. Initiate continuous process improvement activities within the Division of Finance and Business Operations and contribute to agency wide continuous improvement process efforts. Attend legislative hearings and present information for discussion and/or decision-making. Serve as a liaison between government officials and community leaders. Actively participate as a member of the leadership team of the agency. Other duties as may be assigned by the President.

Monday - Friday (8:30-5:00)
Contact Name:
Debbie Daniels
Application Process:
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A resume will not be accepted in lieu of fully completing the application and answering the Supplemental Questions. Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. For assistance, contact the Human Resource Services office at 864.391.0430.

Occupancy of campus housing may be available.