Director of Finance (Assistant Treasurer) - Lorain City Schools

Director of Finance (Assistant Treasurer) - Lorain City Schools

School District / Company: Lorain City Schools

Phone: (440) 830-4010

Email Address:

Street Address : 2601 Pole Avenue
City : Lorain
State : Ohio
Zip Code : 44052

Position Title: Director of Finance (Assistant Treasurer)

Number of Openings: 1

Position Type: Assistant Treasurer

Start Date:
MM : 7
DD : 1
YYYY : 2019

Duties: • Supervising and evaluating the Payroll Department staff and the workflows of the Payroll Department
• Supervising and participating in the preparation of various monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
• Managing the preparation of monthly/yearly closing and reconciliation of general ledger accounts
• Preparing consolidated and individual monthly bank reconciliations with fund balances of the district
• Producing indirect costs studies and computing indirect costs for all categorical programs
• Completing such reports and/or studies as are necessary to substantiate indirect costs recovery
• Maintaining accurate accounting records, files, and documents in a safe and efficient manner
• Conducting research necessary to resolve discrepancies
• Responding to a variety of data and information requests
• Providing systems analysis and verifying accuracy of data for proper interpretation
• Participating in policy and procedure development, modification, and implementation
• Assuring compliance to all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies, plan documents, and labor contracts
• Assisting with salary cost research, analysis, and projections
• Training and advising district staff in treasurer office policies, computer enhancements, and district policies
• Providing appropriate training to district staff on the accounting and reporting of money receipts and disbursements
• Working cooperatively and maintaining communication with other departments and external stakeholders to resolve issues and exchange information

Experience Required: • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university in the field of accounting, finance, or other related field; Master’s degree preferred
• Must possess or be eligible for a valid Ohio Treasurer’s license issued by the Ohio Department of Education
• At least 3-5 years of financial management and leadership experience in a high-performing organization; experience working in a non-profit strongly preferred
• Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
• Track record of successfully meeting or exceeding organizational targets, achieving ambitious goals, and data that shows significant organizational or departmental impact
• Experience in successfully leading financial related projects on-schedule and with a high level of quality and consistency
• Experience in urban education and/or organizations that fight for equity and achievement of our underserved populations
• Supportive of a diverse and inclusive work environment
• An unwavering belief in our school system’s shared values and vision

Wage or Salary: Competitive Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience

Approximate Work Hours or Days: 5 days per week

How to Apply: To be considered for this position, qualified, interested candidates should visit the job posting/applications page on the Lorain City Schools' website at, and follow the prompts to complete and submit the online application, along with a resume, reference letters, transcripts, license/certificate, etc.

Posting End Date:
MM : 4
DD : 28
YYYY : 2019