Controller (Part-Time/Exempt – Up to 30 Hours/Week)
September 13, 2018
New Albany, Ohio
Part Time - Administration
4 Year Degree
Our Mission: At Marburn Academy, we celebrate students who learn differently, empowering them to awaken their potential, to achieve success in school and life, and to affect positive change in our communities.
This position has primary responsibility for assisting and facilitating the work of the Marburn Academy Business Office. The duties of this position relate to managing accounts payable, processing and recording payroll, and supporting the financial reporting and budgeting functions of Marburn Academy. The position also provides staff support to the CFO for the execution of duties to facilitate and forward institutional advancement.
The Controller supports the goals and activities of Marburn Academy and reports directly to the CFO.
Budget and Financial Reporting
Assist CFO in preparing and maintaining the annual budget.
Provide regular reporting to department heads regarding progress against their budgets.
Act as a resource and support to department heads as it relates to the budget.
Assist in drafting of monthly financial statements, finance committee and board of trustee materials, annual financial statement audit, annual IRS Form 990 preparation and filing, and annual charitable filings.
Assist CFO with stewardship, timely reporting, and financial management (including thorough understanding of audit requirements) of grant projects.
Administer all purchase orders, invoices, check processing, budget accounting practices, and other accounts payable duties as listed below.
Manage all aspects of the Accounts Payable cycle, including annual preparation of 1099 forms and fiscal year-end audit procedures.
Prepare and enter journal entries for payroll and other transactions.
Assist with purchasing for departments where needed.
Coordinate the ordering of student materials with state auxiliary funds (aka NPSS) and act as the NPSS administrator.
Track capital expenditures and provide appropriate supporting schedules to the CFO.
Track school inventory for equipment, curriculum materials, etc.
Track budgets by department and review for appropriate expenditures prior to processing invoices.
Maintain all payable related records according to the school’s Record Retention Policy
Coordinate with Director of Human Resources to maintain accurate payroll files
Process payroll for payment each pay period
Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
Provide payroll information by answering questions and requests.
Maintain payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
Ensure the accuracy of all quarterly and annual tax filings.
Distribute W-2s on an annual basis.
Maintain all payroll and related records according to the school’s Record Retention Policy.
Support the Director of Human Resources in the annual open enrollment process.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School or CFO.
Support the School and its leadership.
Skills and Knowledge
Understanding of and commitment to Marburn’s mission;
Excellent skills in oral and written communications;
Advanced knowledge of Excel and Word;
Knowledge of database packages;
Not-for-profit experience preferred;
Customer-oriented with exceptional people skills;
Ability to work with and get along well with others;
Ability to balance multiple tasks and projects, and handle time deadlines
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field
3-5 years of related experience
Qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to email@example.com
About Marburn Academy
Marburn Academy is a not-for-profit, independent, day school devoted to serving the educational needs of bright students with learning differences such as dyslexia and ADHD. Opened in 1981 with 12 students, Marburn now educates over 300 students year-round. Marburn Academy is the only school in Central Ohio with academic and co-curricular programs designed to address the full range of unique learning and personal development needs of children with learning differences such as dyslexia and ADHD. Students from approximately 25 Central Ohio communities attend the school. Marburn Academy is accredited at the highest level by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS.) The Ohio Department of Education accepts this accreditation and recognizes Marburn Academy as an independent, K-12, non-public school. Marburn Academy is also a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Ohio Association of Independent Schools (OAIS).Marburn Academy is one of only 13 schools in the nation to have its language instruction program accredited by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE). Marburn Academy is also recognized as an ap...proved provider for the Ohio Jon Peterson and Autism Scholarship Programs.
MARBURN FACULTY AND STAFF:The people of Marburn work together each day to ensure that every Marburn student is successful. With a foundation of respect, they work as a team to deliver a state-of-the-art education for students that learn differently.