Assistant Superintendent, Financial Services

Department/Agency of position: 
Fairfax County Public Schools
Location of position: 
Falls Church, VA
Date Posted: 
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Closing Date: 
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Job Description: 

This position plans, directs, manages, and evaluates all FCPS’ Department of Financial Services programs, services, and personnel to include the offices responsible for budget, comptroller, payroll management, food and nutrition services, and procurement serves: as liaison between the School Board, community groups, and the Department of Financial Services; and may serves as a trustee on the Educational Employees’ Supplementary Retirement System or other retirement/investment/foundation boards. The ideal candidate will possess a Master's degree (doctorate preferred) in public administration, business administration, or a closely related field, plus eight years of progressively more responsible experience in budgeting and financial management. Knowledge of the principles and practices of public school system policies, finances, management, and budgeting methods, supply operations, and food and nutrition programs. Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulatory requirements applicable to the FCPS financial and budgetary activities. Knowledge of the funding process in a public school system environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial planning, and management. Interested candidates should apply online.