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CSFO of Birmingham City Schools

Hiring Entity:  Birmingham City Board of Education

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Search Posted:  05-Sep-2019

Application Deadline:  23-Sep-2019

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CSFO of Birmingham City Schools

Birmingham City Schools is seeking an experienced, innovative, visionary and dynamic leader to serve as the chief school financial officer. Among the traits the board expects to see in a successful candidate:

  • Successful experience as a CSFO
  • A record of accomplishments in current position
  • Committed to long-range planning
  • High degree of ethics and professionalism
  • Proven manager of budget and fiscal affairs
  • Skilled in making budget-driven decisions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of Alabama finances and applicable laws


The law requires the successful applicant have: at least three years of experience in a business-related field; successful completion of course certification requirements within the first three years of employment; and one or more of the professional requirements listed below:

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a concentration in a business-related curriculum accounting, finance, business administration, etc., including at least 9 semester hours in accounting.
  • Hold a MBA or other graduate degree in a business-related field from a regionally accredited institution;
  • Be a Certified Public Accountant; or
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in a concentration other than a business-related curriculum but have at least 24 semester hours of business related courses, with at least 18 hours in the following courses (or course equivalents):
    • Principles of Accounting I (3 semester hours) 
    • Principles of Accounting II (3 semester hours) 
    • Intermediate Accounting (3 semester hours) 
    • Cost Accounting (3 semester hours) 
    • Governmental Accounting (3 semester hours) 
    • Financial Management (3 semester hours) 
    • General Management (3 semester hours) 
    • Business (or Organizational) Communications (3 semester hours) 

Salary Range

Base salary will be $123,123 to $155,808 and negotiable based on qualifications and years of successful experience.

Search Timeline

  • Application deadline: *Sept. 23, 2019 (*or until position is filled)
  • Tentative interview dates: Oct. 1-4, 2019
  • CSFO tentative start date: Oct. 28, 2019

Job Brochure


Birmingham CSFO Job Brochure (PDF Document)

Last Updated 05-Sep-2019 06:33 PM

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