Effective Dates: July 1 – June 30 (12-month, 1.0 FTE)
Wellington is accepting applications for a full-time controller.
Supervise and assist with all financial accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, human resources, and student billing in the business office.
Ensure accurate and timely financial information and reporting, including all financial statements, cash and variance analyses, and dashboard reports.
Establish, monitor, and enforce financial policies and procedures and protect confidentiality, while maintaining internal control.
On a monthly basis, reconcile all cash, checking, and investment accounts; review and reconcile general ledger accounts; prepare journal entries as necessary.
Actively stay current on new regulations in GAAP and relevant non-profit accounting issues.
Lead the annual audit; prepare and manage all materials needed for financial and 403(b) compliance audits and federal, state and local tax filings which includes Form 990 and 5500.
Collaborate with departments to establish effective/efficient processes for financial management and oversight.
Provide support for the chief operations officer in preparations for finance committee meetings or other board-related meetings.
Hire and train business office staff as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
A minimum of 5 years of accounting experience in a non-profit setting preferred
Management or supervisor experience preferred
Proficiency with Excel, Office, and other computerized accounting systems
Strong written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to work collaboratively and manage multiple competing priorities
We believe every person plays a role in making Wellington a diverse, equitable, and inclusive place to learn, teach, and work. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who thrive on being engaged participants in our vibrant, innovative educational community. We embrace diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of our admission policies, financial aid, or employment.
Candidates should send materials before August 1 to Christine Conkle, executive assistant to the head of school, at email@example.com. All candidates should include: