Director of Finance

Department/Agency of position: 
Northeast Metro ISD 916
Location of position: 
White Bear Lake, MN
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Closing Date: 
Monday, January 15, 2018
Job Description: 

Northeast Metro 916 is seeking an innovative leader to serve as the next Director of Finance. This individual will serve on the Superintendent’s cabinet with five other outstanding directors. The Director reports directly to the Superintendent and is housed in the District Administration Office, located in the beautiful City of White Bear Lake, Minnesota. The Director of Finance oversees the Finance Department and a staff of 8 that includes accounting technicians, accountants, MARRS coordinators, database managers and courier/vehicle services coordinators. The Director and staff work as a team in developing budgets and financial forecasts for the purpose of providing financial guidance and recommendations to the Superintendent, Administration, School Board, and member districts. The Director of Finance works to implement budget development methods and techniques in order to align resources with the education plan and the strategic planning objectives for Northeast Metro 916.

Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or other related field; master’s degree preferred. Five to ten years of leadership, finance and project management experience is required. Certified Public Accountant preferred. Experience in school district finance is preferred, but not required.

Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at This position is open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to resumes received by January 15, 2018. Following this date, applications will be screened against criteria outlined in this brochure. For more information, please contact Patty Heminover at or by calling 651.223.3058 (office) or 651-968-7841 (cell).