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Director of Business Operations

Director of Business Operations

Organization: Ingham Intermediate School District

Location: Mason, MI

Pay Range: $86,460 - $114,640


Under the general supervision of the Assistant Superintendent, Finance & Business, is responsible for the coordination of accounting and auditing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, finance system management, property tax information, and coordination of budget development and monitoring.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating accounting and general ledger functions, supervising all accounts receivable, accounts payable and purchasing activities, financial reporting and assisting in the completion of financial audits and external monitoring.
  • Coordinates budget development, monitors budget activity, provides oversight of payroll and benefit budgets and allocations, presents budget information, and provides training to administrators and staff. 
  • Responsible for property tax management, including taxable value reconciliations, reporting, allocation of tax revenue, and monitoring of revenue and balance sheet accounts
  • Responsible for project and consortium accounting, monitoring, and district/ISD payments
  • Oversees fixed asset record keeping and audit information. 
  • Prepares financial analyses, conducts trainings and makes presentations of financial information.
  • Continually evaluates internal controls and systems/procedures to ensure effective and appropriate financial management.
  • Directs and supervises assigned Business Office staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Business.


  • The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting. CPA preferred.
  • Minimum three to five years progressively more responsible accounting experience. Experience in a school environment is preferred.
  • Michigan School Business Official certification preferred.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities (SKA) Required:

  • Demonstrated skills with supervisory functions including but not limited to appraisal, team building, continuous improvement, data driven decision making, problem solving and conflict management.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skill and experience in working with financial data and complex financial calculation and formulas.  Makes decisions based upon data gathered, interpreted and integrated from multiple sources.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn, understand and apply complex statutes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Leadership skills to effectively direct and support ISD and constituent district staff within areas of responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills in effective communication to better work with ISD, constituent district staff and other external contracts.
  • Ability to organize work in order to efficiently meet deadlines and assigned tasks. 
  • Advanced skills in the use of technology to create complex spreadsheets and databases, enter and manipulate data and generate reports/documents.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including effective presentation skills
  • Ability to understand systems and has experience with process development and improvement.
  • Demonstrated leadership and experience in proposal development and project management.
  • Demonstrated consultation, training and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand needs of our constituency and program administrators to find funding sources and grant programs to address needs.

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Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Director

Job Function : ""

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