Assistant Director of Finance

Website Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union

OSSU is seeking a dynamic financial manager to assist our Director of Finance. Ideal candidates will have experience with school, municipal, or other types of fund accounting and a passion to support learning. This position is primarily responsible for maintenance of all General Ledgers ensuring proper posting of all transactions, grant administration, state, and federal reporting while assisting the Director of Finance in the administration of the district’s business affairs. The OSSU office is in Hardwick, VT. The six schools in our supervisory union are Craftsbury Schools (Pre-K to grade 12), Hazen Union School (grades 7-12), and Hardwick, Lakeview (Greensboro), Wolcott, and Woodbury Elementary Schools.

Essential Functions:

-Manage the General Ledger, ensuring that an adequate system of controls exists for accurate record-keeping of all funds and functions including payroll and accounts payable.

-Maintain the chart of accounts and ensure consistency in accounting practices and posting of all transactions.

-Reviews reconciliation of trial balances, cash accounts, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inter funds, foodservice, and payroll on a timely basis.

-Provides timely and accurate reports to appropriate administrators concerning the status of their budgetary accounts to prevent the overspending of any budgeted account

-Generate & File district, state, and federal financial reports as required.

-Provide support to Staff Accountant/Benefits Specialist, Accounts Payable Specialist, Payroll Specialist, and Grants Manager.

-Assists the Director of Finance with budget creation and management and assists administrators with daily budget questions.

-Works with the Director of Finance to provide financial reports and other specific information for compilation in Board meeting packets.

-Attends periodic Board meetings in the absence of the Director of Finance.

-Any other related duties as they should arise from time to time as assigned by the Director of Finance.

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