The Director of Finance & Operations oversees the management of the School’s $11 million annual operating budget and, working with the Business Office Administrator, manages the daily financial operations of the School. More specifically, the Director of Finance and Operations:
Maintains high ethical standards, respect for colleagues, integrity, confidentiality, and belief in the School’s Mission.
Works with administrators and Board members to develop and manage the annual operating budget and to create multi-year budget forecast that supports the School’s goals and Mission.
Works with the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees to establish agenda and reports for monthly Finance Committee meetings.
Oversees the staff and outside resources responsible for maintaining the campus buildings and equipment.
Manages the School’s process of tuition billing and collection, accounts payable, and payroll, and coordinates the reconciliation of the accounts used by the School.
Coordinates the School’s annual audit.
Provides financial reports to the School’s leadership and the Board.
Maintains relationships with and oversees the work of various outside vendors, who support the School’s operations.
Works with the Admission staff to manage the administration of the school’s tuition assistance program.
Works with investment advisors to oversee the School’s $16 million endowment, to reconcile the various endowed funds, and to administer the endowment in compliance with school and donor guidelines.
Ensures that the human resources policies and practices are clearly articulated, consistently applied, and conform with all legal requirements.
Serves as the person responsible for managing the School’s emergency management plans, procedures, and systems.
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to Harrison Wilkes, Assistant to the Headmaster, at email@example.com.
A Bachelor’s degree (required), a Master’s degree (preferred)
At least five years experience in finance or accounting or business management
Excellent communication skills
Proven experience in a managerial role, preferably at an independent school or nonprofit
Proficiency with Blackbaud/ Financial Edge software
Excellent attention to detail and strong work ethic
About Cathedral School for Boys
Cathedral School for Boys, founded in 1957, strives to provide education in the best tradition of the Episcopal Church and in consonance with the mission of Grace Cathedral. We believe that this education is derived from three main sources: the highest academic and personal standards humanely applied; building a diverse community united in its concern for the school and for the world; and an active engagement with religion and the spiritual dimension.
To provide an excellent education for boys at the elementary level.
To attract a diverse student body of strong academic potential.
To provide a school committed to intellectual inquiry and rigor, centered in the Episcopal tradition, respectful of and welcoming to people of all religious traditions and beliefs.
To develop social responsibility through exemplary programs of outreach and service.
To create a community bonded by open-heartedness, hope, compassion and concern.