Ensworth School, a kindergarten through twelfth grade, coeducational independent school located on two campuses in Nashville, Tennessee, seeks a new Director of Finance and Operations. Reporting directly to the Head of School and serving as a strategic partner of the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees and the Ensworth Leadership Team, the Director of Finance and Operations oversees a team accountable for the financial and operational management of the school. Areas of responsibility include budget, accounting, financial analytics, human resources, risk management, facilities, food services, transportation, and ancillary programs. A complete description of the opportunity is now available under “Current and Recent Searches” at www.brighamhill.com. Interested candidates should contact: Dianne V. Puls or L. Lincoln Eldredge, Brigham Hill Consultancy, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates for this position should have substantial experience in the business management/finance function of an educational institution, non-profit organization, or private industry. In particular, candidates will need to have demonstrated: • A track record in budgeting and long-range financial planning • Success in managing a collaborative team • A strong background in annual, capital, and endowment fund accounting • Technical competency in not-for-profit accounting, taxation, regulation, and compliance • The capacity to explore trends, both within an organization and in the broader context • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • The ability to use, learn, and evaluate financial software systems An MBA, CPA, or other similar advanced degree is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive with comparable organizations in the region.