• The Children's School
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • May 08, 2023
Full time Business

Job Description

The Children's School seeks a seasoned Financial Controller and aims to fill the position by July 1, 2023. The School has retained Big Back Pack to execute a national search for this position.  For more information, contact Hacker Burr at

The Position

Reporting directly to the Assistant Head for Business Operations, the Controller is responsible for recommending and administering all accounting policies and procedures, and ensuring that strong internal controls and effective transaction processing protect school assets and result in meaningful, timely, and accurate financial reports at The Children’s School (TCS).

The Controller is responsible for financial reporting, including monthly financial statements, analyses of forecast and historical revenue and expenses, and other key reports requested by the Assistant Head for Business Operations, Head of School, and Board of Trustees. The Controller oversees month-end close, accounting, purchasing, accounts payable, audit, and tax record keeping. The Controller also assists the Assistant Head for Business Operations with budgeting, cash management, and risk management.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email, and as separate PDF documents, the following materials:

  • A cover letter expressing their interest in this particular position

  • A current résumé

  • A one-page statement of professional philosophy and leadership practice

  • An annotated list of five professional references with name, phone number, and email address (references will be contacted only with prior candidate approval). 

All materials should be sent via email to:

Hacker Bur

President and Managing Director