Canterbury seeks a hardworking and collaborative full-time Director of Finance for the 2022-23 school year.
Specific Responsibilities for the Position
Prepare annual budgets in collaboration with the leadership team and present to the Finance Committee.
Prepare financial statements with comparisons to budget for review by the Head of School and finance committee.
Coordinate the annual audit with an independent accounting firm.
Continually review and enhance internal controls.
Recommend employee salaries to the Head of School in coordination with Human Resources for employee contracts.
Work with the Endowment Committee and investment managers to ensure long term growth of endowment and provide reporting by fund.
Oversee accounts payable.
The ideal candidate is someone who:
B.S. in accounting and at least 5 years of accounting experience.
Working knowledge of Blackbaud Accounting software is preferred but not required.
Respects and interacts warmly and professionally with colleagues, students and parents.
Possesses excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize.
Efficiently handles more than one task at a time, meets deadlines, and can work with frequent interruptions.
Maintains a positive attitude and approach.
Engages in other work-related duties as assigned by the Head of School or management.
Demonstrates a willingness and eagerness to learn, grow, and improve in their role.
Is self-motivated and comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
Approaches problems with an open mindset and is able to think creatively and technically to find solutions.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for this position, which begins in October 2022, to Human Resources Associate Ashley Atkins at email@example.com.