Director for Finance

Thursday, March 1, 2018
L'Anse Creuse Public Schools
Position Details: 

Salary: $105,318- $117,021


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, preferred.
  2. 5-8 years or more of related experience in accounting, with 4-6 years in school district accounting preferred.
  3. 6 or more years of progressively responsible work experience in a financial management position, preferred.
  4. Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. 


  1. Accounts for all financial transactions of the district through supervision of staff and month end processes. 
  2. Prepares and/or reviews all state and federal reports.
  3. Financial management over site of all federal and state grants for the district (Title I, Title II, Title III, IDEA, 31a, etc…) assuring compliance with accounting and procurement regulations.
  4. Coordinates the completion of the annual audit including the A-133 Federal Audit.  Acts as liaison on behalf of the district with communication to/from auditors.
  5. Completes all tax forms authorizing townships to collect taxes on behalf of the district.
  6. Prepares monthly financial reports for review by immediate supervisor. 
  7. Manages the daily cash flow process including the wires and transfers. Maintains cash flow projections and updates the Assistant Superintendent for Business and Operations. Prepares analysis to determine if State Aid Borrowing is necessary for review of supervisor.
  8. Prepares budget based on assumptions provided and analyzes results. Analyzes variances of budget to actual. Makes recommendations for solutions to financial/budget challenges. Disseminates budget information to the departments.
  9. Meets with non-instructional departments on their financial results of actual to budget and advise Assistant Superintendent of issues.
  10. Daily supervision of Payroll Department.
  11. Attends labor and contract negotiations and runs financial analysis on proposals. 
  12. Creates, issues, analyzes and recommends Request for Proposals while assuring compliance with federal and state laws. Provide guidance to administrators on proper purchasing procedures. 
  13. Responsible for the day to day risk management and insurance claims reporting for the district.
  14. Responsible for the accounting of the fixed assets of the district. 
  15. Works with building bookkeepers on proper accounting and internal controls. 
  16. Attends Board Meetings, as required.
  17. Other Duties as assigned.

 Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION. It is the policy of L’Anse Creuse Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, disability, height, weight or marital status in its programs, services, activities, or employment. Inquiries related to nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: Civil Rights Coordinator, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, L’Anse Creuse Public Schools, Harry L. Wheeler Community Center and Administrative Offices, 24076 F. V. Pankow Blvd., Clinton Township, MI 48036, and (586) 783-6300. Nondiscrimination inquiries related to disability should be directed to: Section 504 Coordinator, Director for Special Education, (586) 783-6300.

All applicants interested in the above position must apply using our on-line application system and submit for review on or before deadline date and time.

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