Director of Finance - Charter School Outreach
Martha O'Bryan Center
Position Description / Responsibilities
The Director of Finance for our Charter School Outreach will maintain the agency's financial planning, accounting activities, and finance management for Explore Community School (K-3) and East End Prep (K-7); the director sustains the maintenance of financial records; prepares, analyzes, and disseminates financial reports for the both charter schools.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Oversees and directs all budgeting, fund management, and activities related to audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, and corporate records.
- Directs the custody of funds, securities, and assets.
- Appraises and monitors the agency's financial position, issues periodic financial and operating reports, and directs appropriate activities to ensure fiscal stability.
- Establishes and directs procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records and to ensure adequate accounting controls and services.
- Audits contracts, orders, and vouchers, and oversees agency payables and receivables.
- Maintains all financial accounts, journals, and records of business transactions.
- Analyzes information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital; prepares balance sheets, revenue and expense statements, and other reports necessary to summarize current and projected financial positions.
- Coordinates and oversees annual audit and issuance of annual and periodic financial reports.
- Provides leadership and support to Center and Martha O'Bryan Foundation, treasurers and board finance/investments committees, and agency management staff in areas that relate to budgeting, financial and asset management, fiscal policies and procedures.
- Assists in the recruitment, placement, and orientation of Board support to the Finance Committee.
- Provides leadership for financial feasibility studies related to program expansion and development; coordinates short and long term financial strategic planning.
- Contributes to the team effort by participating in meetings, functions, and special activities of the agency.
- Other duties may be assigned.
- Reviews and reconciles pension and medical benefits as billed by MNPS
- Files all applications for Title, SPED and grant funding
- Works in partnership with School Directors and Director of Operations and is direct support to Chief Talent Officers.
- Managing relationships with the authorizer (MNPS) for all fiscal and fiscal compliance matters.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
- A bachelor’s degree is required
- 7-10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- CPA license required; or public accounting experience preferred.