The Assistant Controller is an integral part of the Business Office responsible for coordinating and assisting in the preparation of financial reports, such as income statements, balance sheets, and analysis of historical and future income and expenses, with a primary focus on the school’s auxiliary programs: before/after care, enrichment, summer programs, dining services, school store, canteen, squash club, swim club, facility rentals, Horizons and EA parent association.
What You'll Do
Maintain and communicate the school's internal control structure as it relates to the policies, procedures, and documentation of all accounting and financial reporting activities.
Ensure timely and accurate revenue and expense recording for the school’s various auxiliary programs.
Prepare monthly financial reports, including variance analysis, that summarize and forecast school auxiliary program activities and the financial position, based on past, present, and expected performance. Work with program directors concerning budget performance.
Reconciliation of annual fund, endowment, living trust contributions with the Advancement Office.
Assist in the preparation of all surveys and reports for the school’s trade organizations (ie – NAIS, NBOA, PAISBOA, etc.)
Partner with the Controller to prepare schedules and work papers for the annual audits and tax returns (school and retirement plans)
Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.
A Little More About Us
A school of over 1300 students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade, of which 30% identify as students of color, Episcopal takes a holistic approach to educating all students in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in The Stripes, our curriculum is designed to enable students to lead lives of purpose, faith, and integrity. Further supporting that mission is our commitment to building an inclusive community, articulated in our 11 Commitments.
While each employee at Episcopal brings a unique set of competencies and skills to their work, we believe all employees should:
Be student-centered, embrace school and life, and show it through actions and interactions with students, colleagues, and parents.
Embody and live The Stripes.
Consistently maintain high standards for his or her work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
Demonstrates a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others - especially students - as having the ability to learn and reach success.
Foster a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
Demonstrate a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse school community.
The Episcopal Academy seeks candidates who hope to help foster a school environment where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated, as described in our Diversity and Inclusion statement.
Who You Are
Manages tasks and projects simultaneously, adhering to deadlines and promises.
Creates action plans to meet goals and objectives. Assists with the development of broad policies for the office to ensure success.
Effectively communicates accounting, financial, and service issues that are complex in nature. Maintains open communication channels with peers, administrators, and customers at the School.
Consider a broad range of internal and external factors when solving problems. Grasps complexities and perceives relationships among different problems or issues.
Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills, high levels of empathy and patience, and sense of humor.
Maintains a meticulous attention to detail; demonstrates a consistent approach to process improvement and quality output.
Ability to navigate multiple databases and software systems.
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