Position Purpose:Responsible for the General Ledger and for providing oversight of all accounting, finance and reporting activities. The Controller works closely with the CFO, Business Office staff and Development Office staff to assure compliance with GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
Approves all General Ledger activity related to payroll, accounts payable, student billing, and cash receipts.
Manages the annual audit process providing all necessary input to ensure audit’s completion.
Manages annual preparation and filing of Form 990 and the school’s 403b audit.
Prepares monthly bank reconciliations, investment worksheets, and fixed asset inventory statements.
Formulates and prepares financial reports, ratios, and other data for debt financing compliance.
Coordinates with the CFO regarding capital projects, construction in progress, and endowment tracking.
Coordinates with the Development staff regarding the proper contribution coding and approval of accounts including pledge receivables, unrestricted, temporarily restricted and permanently restricted funds.
Coordinates with the Human Resources staff regarding payroll, benefits, and other accounts.
Coordinates with the Parents Association regarding fundraising activities and financial reports.
Reviews internal controls to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements.
Supervises the Cash Receipts Manager.
Calculates figures, ratios and percents; compares, analyzes and interprets data.
Performs other duties and projects as assigned by the CFO.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
Demonstrated knowledge of accounting for investments and strong financial and business acumen.
Background in not-for-profit accounting and experience with Blackbaud financial management software preferred.
Exceptional fluency with spreadsheets and google documents.
Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation, consultative, and negotiation skills with all constituents in the work environment.
Outstanding organization and prioritization skills with a solid track record of meeting deadlines, while managing multiple tasks.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Track record of applying sound judgment; strong decision making and problem- solving skills.
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About Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s Pre-K–12 program is informed by what today’s students need to thrive in college and beyond and is supported by nearly 300 combined years of academic leadership in boys’ and girls’ education.
Through a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum grounded in project- and passion-based learning, SCH students build resilience and a sense of agency while gaining an unparalleled intellectual foundation for lifelong learning and growth.
Students who attend SCH experience a robust, state-of-the-art academic program intently focused on preparing them for their future. The SCH experience is designed for those who are willing to be challenged, work hard, cultivate an independent mind, and exercise their creativity and curiosity will find the curriculum engaging and rewarding. At the same time, they will discover a nurturing and stimulating learning environment led by a dedicated, passionate, and highly educated faculty. At SCH, the community created by students and faculty is authentic and strong. It is a community in which each student’s unique gifts and capabilities are respected and valued and given just the right combination of challenge and support to... ensure that each student thrives.
SCH’s educational model is distinguished by single-sex education for the lower grades (Pre-K through 8) followed by a coed Upper School. This unique structure expresses SCH’s belief in the benefits of single-sex academic instruction in the lower and middle grades and recognition of the value of coeducation in a student’s final preparation for college and beyond.
Through this unique structure, SCH is able to offer age-appropriate learning environments for every stage of a child’s social and intellectual development. Faculty in the Lower and Middle Schools are experts in the different ways that boys and girls learn and have designed their curriculum to support these different learning styles. Beginning with the merging of gender cultures in Upper School, students are exposed to an ever-widening array of perspectives and opinions as part of their final preparation for becoming citizens of a global community.