11 - 15 years
Posted 29 days ago
About City Schools
Every day, students walk through the doors of Baltimore's schools filled with talent, dreams, and enormouspotential. Our responsibility is to provide the world-class education that will empower them to hone their gifts and develop the skills they need to pursue the future that calls them. Baltimore City Public Schools New Blueprint lays out how we will move toward our goal of building a generation of young people with the skills, knowledge, and understanding to succeed in college, careers, and community — not just here in Baltimore, but in any city in the world. Our comprehensive approach was designed to ensure that all students have access to high-performing schools that meet their needs and interests, no matter where they live in the city. We will turn a deep focus to work in three key areas: Student wholeness, Literacy and Staff leadership.
About Chief Financial Officer Role
The Chief Financial Officer has broad responsibility to serve on the CEO's cabinet and spearhead City Schools'financial strategy to support effective budget planning, maximize available funds, and ensure equitable distribution of resources to support student success. The CFO is a strategic thought partner and advisor to district and school leaders, and is responsible for the administration and oversight of all financial activities including budget, accounting, payroll, grants administration, third party billing, and treasury. The CFO alsooversees the district's Food & Nutrition Services program, through which 100% of City Schools' studentsreceive free meals. The CFO sets goals and objectives that directs the management of fiscal resources in an excess of $1.3 billion.
Essential Responsibilities and Functions:
Strategic Financial Management Leadership
o Reports to the CEO and develops and leads the implementation of all financial activities including budget, accounting, payroll, grants administration, third party billing and treasury for City Schools.o Manages the performance and effectiveness of the Office of Finance, including the successful implementation of financial/budget goals, support to schools and employees, and the creation and monitoring of City Schools' budget, ensuring that resources are strategically aligned to the vision and goals of the CEO.
o Works closely with departments as a strategic thought partner, providing helpful data and processes to support effective financial and budgeting decisions that support positive student outcomes.
o Provides appropriate supervision, mentoring, and development opportunities to assigned staff, including staff performance reviews and professional growth plans to keep staff updated on current financial practices.
Financial Roles and Responsibilities
o Ensures efficient and effective leadership o fthe district's key fiscal and budget strategy and operations functions, including:
Accounting and Payroll
• Oversees payrollprocesses and procedures in compliance with state and federal laws ensuring the timely and accurate process of payment to all City Schools' staff members.
Purchasing and Billing