CFO/Business Manager - New London
Position: CFO/Business Manager
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Executive Director of Business and Finance
Job Location: Central Office
Beginning: Apr 25, 2023
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: New London
New London, CT 06320
Telephone: None Specified
Job Description:
TITLE: Executive Director of Business and Finance 

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools 

SUPERVISES: Business Office staff and other staff as assigned. 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 12-month leadership position. Other terms are set by the Board of Education.
PRIMARY FUNCTION: This is a highly responsible professional and administrative position involving planning, organizing, conducting, and directing the financial activities of the Board of Education (BOE). 

  • CT School Business Administrator Certificate 085 or eligibility to become certified 
  • Masters Degree (e.g., MBA, MPA) or professional designation(s) (e.g., CPA, CGFM), plus at least five (5) years’ experience in School and/or Municipal Government. 
  • At least five (5) years of supervisory experience. 
  • A strong working knowledge of the day-to-day operations of the MUNIS/Tyler or similar suite of financial modules applicable to a school system and a municipality, preferred. 
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification, Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) or equivalent 
  • Demonstrated skill in applying a shared leadership style that seeks to engage, inform, and inspire others to rise through multiple collaborative opportunities. 
  • Experience in supervising compliance with federal, state, and local laws, and regulations and policies. 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.   
  • Grant writing experience. 
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) 
  • Criminal background check required prior to employment. 
PERFORMANCE EVALUATION:    Annually by the Superintendent of Schools
SALARY:  $145,000-$155,000 negotiable depending on experience

Revised July 2022 
New London Public Schools 
New London, Connecticut 

New London Public School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
Candidates from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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