The Hazelwood School District, St. Louis, MO, is seeking a highly qualified director of accounting and finance. McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development has been engaged as the consultant in a search for outstanding candidates.
Location: North County of St. Louis, Missouri
The Qualifications The candidate must have the background, skills and abilities essential for excellence in school finance and must be a CPA or provide documented, demonstrated progress towards completion.Experience working with public school districts, particularly in Missouri, is strongly desired. This individual will direct the accounting and finance department and will report to the Chief Financial Officer. The district has developed the following responsibilities for the position:
Assumes major responsibility for accounting, budgeting, finance, payroll, preparation of financial reports and audited district financial statements.
Assumes major responsibility for preparing all financial statements, DESE reporting and other financial information
Maintains payroll system in order to accurately pay all employees and report information
Develops and maintains financial investment plans and reporting for all invested funds
Oversees the financial aspects of federal and state grants
Supervises accounts payable and payroll staff
Direct the accounting and finance department and report to the Chief Financial Officer
Closing date for applications: December 17, 2018 (11:30 p.m. central time)
District selects finalists to interview: January 14, 2019
Finalists interviews with the district:January 28-31, 2019
Selection of new Director of Accounting and Finance:February, 2019
Start Date: February, 2019, preferred*
*There is flexibility in the start date for the successful candidate.
Application link is on our website www.macnjake.com on the “Openings” page. Select "Download" next to Vacancy Announcement to view informational flyer.
The Hazelwood School District is a fully accredited, diverse school district in suburban St. Louis. We are the 2nd largest school district in St. Louis County and the 7th largest district in the State of Missouri.