St. Stephen's Episcopal School, a day and boarding school of 690 students (grades 6-12), is seeking a Controller for a full-time position beginning June 1, 2021.
Under the general direction of the Chief Financial & Operating Officer, the Controller is responsible for maintaining a strong control environment and a department that provides financial expertise to the school in the areas of transaction processing and reporting. The Controller is responsible for managing the general ledger, tuition, accounts payable, budget implementation, gift usage, online payments, receipts, employee credit cards, insurance, and other risk mitigation measures. The Controller is an integral part of the business office team, assisting the CFO/COO in carrying out the goals and objectives for the Business Office.
Qualifications include a BA or BS in Accounting or in Business with an emphasis in Accounting required; MBA and/or CPA license preferred with a minimum of five (5) years of accounting experience. Extensive knowledge of GAAP. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Understanding of financial software (knowledge of Blackbaud a plus) and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Strong organizational, research, administrative, and time management skills.
Equal access to employment, programs, and services is available to all. With respect to its employment practices, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation or identity.
Qualified candidates should submit their resume and a letter of interest addressing their qualifications for this role.
About St. Stephen's Episcopal School
St. Stephen’s Episcopal School is a coeducational boarding and day school currently serving approximately 690 students in grades 6-12 in Austin, Texas. Founded in 1950 by the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, St. Stephen’s is dedicated to inspiring a lasting love of learning and spirit of service so that each of our students lives a life of meaning and enriches the world. To learn more, visit www.sstx.org.
Employment compensation is competitive for schools of our type and region. St. Stephen’s has a longstanding commitment to being an inclusive community. Equal access to employment, programs and services is available to all. With respect to employment practices, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation or identity.