The Comptroller is responsible for management in key operational areas including financial planning, accounting, reporting, budgeting, and business practices and operations. S/he oversees day-to-day financial operations of the school. They provide the Director of Finance and Operations with detailed and relevant strategic opportunities and, build capacity to manage finances by creating or streamlining systems.
The Comptroller reports to the Director of Finance and Operations, is a member of the Senior Administrative Team and supports the Board, the Finance Audit and investment, and Benefits, Committees.
Manage all Business Office day to day operations including budgeting and accounting, financial analysis, payroll, and benefits administration.
Oversee school business functions, including tuition billing and collection, accounts payable, contracting, payroll, accounting and reporting, and other business administration activities.
Administer the annual budget and multi-year forecasting process to align with the school's goals and mission and maintain account records related to the school’s budget.
Provide financial monthly reports and forecasts to the Director of Finance and Operations.
Participate in the development of school strategy, providing recommendations, financial analysis, projections, and other data to inform the process.
Maintain St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s general ledgers in accordance with GAAP and independent school industry practices;
Maintain and evaluates internal controls and key processes;
Coordinate the annual audit.
Implements and monitors systems that ensure accurate, timely and responsive financial recording and reporting.
Ensure timely dissemination of information and oversee financial policies, procedures, and internal controls to safeguard assets, protect confidential information, and ensure accurate financial reporting.
Monitor all financial transactions and reports processed in areas of responsibility to ensure compliance with all guidelines, generally accepted accounting principles and federal and state regulations.
Assess the potential for improvement of systems and processes, recommend and implement changes where appropriate.
Demonstrates initiative through early identification of problems and resourcefulness in timely resolution.
Required Knowledge and Critical Skills
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and orally.
Ability to share knowledge and information and to learn new tasks
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, with demonstrated strong skills in Excel
Demonstrated self-starter, with strong analytic, problem solving, critical thinking and research skills
Demonstrated organizational, time management, and multitasking skills
Thorough knowledge of Veracross, Blackbaud, Razors edge
Preferred Knowledge and Critical Skills
CPA or auditing experience preferred
About St Hilda's and St Hugh's School
St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s School is an independent, Episcopal day school. The school is co-educational and includes Beginners (age 2) through grade 8.
St. Hilda's & St. Hugh's is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.