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Reporting to the Director, provides specialized consultative services in the primary areas of finance and business services. This position will be headquartered in the Springfield office with travel required to school districts throughout the state as needed.

  • Provides assistance to the Principal Consultants with technical assistance to Regional Offices of Education (ROES), district personnel, other administrative entities, and agency staff using a variety of indicators.
  • Assists with financial matters related to cost analysis, business management, general facilities information and budget development, including all aspects of revenues, short and long-term debt expenditures and financial reporting.
  • Conducts financial and trend analysis of school districts and other administrative entities, particularly financially distressed districts to track their fiscal solvency and compliance with rules, regulations and generally accepted accounting procedures.
  • Assists in the ongoing development, implementation and assessment of training, technological capacity and technical assistance procedures to assist ROES, school district personnel, and other administrative entities improve their financial management practices.
  • Functions as a team member for center and department teams.
  • Coordinates fiscal and material resources to complete assigned projects.
  • Assists so that projects are on schedule and completed with assigned timelines.
  • Assists with collecting and analyzing data and compiles reports for review, executive approval and implementation.
  • Applies technical expertise in areas of accounting and financial management to research, develop and implement project assignments.
  • Assists in the development of departmental information systems and the gathering of department planning data.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Auditing, Finance, or Business Management. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting, auditing, and financial management practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of resource allocation.
  • Knowledge of business financial practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of information systems.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to define problems and apply problem-solving techniques to complex issues.
  • Travel.


School Business Services
$42,705 - $52,156
$42,705 - $67,121
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

How to Apply

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