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CSFO - Escambia CountySchools

Escambia County Schools is seeking a Chief School Financial Officer.
Apr 11, 2024 by Anita Reid

Alabama law requires school boards to have a bondable chief school financial officer (CSFO) who works under the direct supervision of the local superintendent of education but shall have a fiduciary responsibility to the local board of education. The CSFO is responsible for the financial management system that ensures proper accountability for funds administered by a local board of education and its schools and is required by law to perform, at a minimum, each of the following duties:

  • Verify the receipt of all funds to which the local board of education may be entitled by law or which may come into its possession for public school purposes.
  • Verify the payment of such funds and such payments to occur only on written order of the local superintendent of education.
  • Keep an accurate record of all receipts and expenditures and provide such information to the local superintendent and the local board.
  • Make reports as may be required by law, by the local board of education, or by rules and regulations of the State Board of Education.
  • Personally notify, in writing, each board member and the local superintendent of education of any financial transaction of the local board of education which the chief school financial officer deems to be non-routine, unusual, without legal authorization, or not in compliance with the fiscal management policies of the board. The notification shall be recorded in the minutes of the board by the president of the local board of education.

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The search is being conducted by the Alabama Association of School Boards. All applications will be taken through Frontline, AASB’s online application system, by visiting