Under the direction of the Superintendent, manages the financial and business affairs of the School District to include the maintenance of financial books and records including accounting, payroll, accounts payable, and cash management. Establishes and maintains internal accounting controls and ensures financial compliance with State and Federal requirements. Has responsibility for the District’s Operational Services to include facilities, maintenance, Transportation, and Food Services Programs. Provides interdepartmental support and serves as an information resource on financial matters. Assist the Superintendent in strategic planning, policy development and implementation of objectives. Reports to the Superintendent.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or higher in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or a related discipline with a minimum of eight years of experience in Financial Management or School Administration; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Extensive knowledge of finance, revenue administration, and other phases of fiscal management and budget control. Knowledge of principles, methods and practices of accounting. Knowledge of the principles underlying the laws, ordinances and regulations governing the financial operations of the District. Knowledge of modern business management practices. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. Knowledge in the processes of payroll, accounts payable, cash management, budget preparation and maintenance. Knowledge of the principles of management and leadership. Knowledge of general computer applications and their utilization as related to specific tasks and responsibilities. Knows how to keep abreast of changes in policy, standards, procedures, and regulations pertinent to personnel and community relations functions.
Advanced management, organizational, human relations, communications and interpersonal skills. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with District staff. Ability to plan, develop, administer, and monitor various personnel activities and programs in compliance with all relative federal and state regulations, and District policies, procedures and standards. Ability to use independent judgment and discretion in directing and managing financial and business activities. Ability to instruct others through explanation, demonstration and supervised practice, and/or make recommendations based on technical disciplines. Ability to prepare and monitor the District budget. Ability to complete, process, and maintain all required records, reports, and confidential information. Ability to develop and maintain effective communications with District employees, immediate supervisor, media representatives, attorneys, and the general public. Ability to create electronic reports and presentations, use the internet efficiently, communicate electronically via e-mail, and manage electronic data and files in an organized manner.
Hampton County School District 2 consists of three schools – Estill Elementary, Estill Middle, and Estill High, serving approximately 1145 students. We are a small rural community rich in wildlife and scenic beauty and have the additional advantage of being close to many bigger cities that offer diverse historical, cultural, recreational and shopping experiences.
We are within an hour’s drive of Savannah, Georgia, Beaufort and Hilton Head, South Carolina and just two hours away from Augusta, Georgia and Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina. Several educational institutions: USC-Aiken, USC-Allendale, USC-Beaufort, and USC-Walterboro are within commuting distance of the district. South Carolina State University and Claflin University are located 56 miles away in Orangeburg, SC.
All schools in the district are fully accredited by the South Carolina Department of Education. The high school is also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. We offer competitive salaries and benefits and a signing bonus to new teachers. We are committed to providing challenging educational experiences that will help our students reach their potential and need energetic and dedicated personnel to help us reach our goals.