Chief Financial Officer – Bishop O’Connell High School seeks a Chief Financial Officer. This position reports directly to the Head of School with the following responsibilities:
Prepares the financial reports.
Coordinates the conduct of the external audit and the preparation of the school’s audited financial statements.
Prepares budgets and closely monitors actual results to budget performance throughout the year.
Oversees Accounts Receivable, Payables, and Payroll.
Maintains all personnel files and monitors polices to determine compliance with federal and state regulations.
Responsible for school cash management and maintaining banking relationships related to school operations, school activities, student organizations, booster organizations, and team fundraiser funds.
Supervises the office staff consisting of five direct reports.
Recommends and monitors capital improvements.
Serves as the primary staff liaison to the Finance Committee and the Facilities Committee and prepares the necessary documents to keep these committees informed as to the school’s financial position.
Negotiates all outside contracts and oversees the performance of all outside contractors (i.e. maintenance, cleaning, landscaping, and cafeteria). Director of Facilities has a dotted line responsibility to CFO.
Works closely with the Director of Information Technology who has a dotted line responsibility to the CFO.
Supervises the school store and monitors the purchasing of inventory and sales.
Monitors safety and security of buildings and determines compliance with county, state, and federal codes.
Reviews and approves all requisitions.
Manages the awarding of financial aid and prepares notification to parents.
Works closely with Head of School and Principal on all major decisions regarding finance, personnel, and capital improvements.
Works closely with diocesan business representative and corresponding business managers from other diocesan high schools to promote uniformity of policy and procedures.
Ideal candidates hold a Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Management and/or have 5 to 7 years management level experience in accounting, business management or finance. A background in non-profit accounting is strongly preferred.
Interested qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and at least three (3) professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Bishop O'Connell High School
Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School is a faith-filled community of learning, rooted in a tradition of service and excellence. Founded by six local parishes in 1957, our school was built to serve the rapidly growing suburban Catholic population in the Washington, D.C. area. Today, our student body of over 1,100 reflects the diversity of this community.
The spiritual atmosphere at O'Connell is enriched by the presence of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, who have served the school population since its doors opened in 1957.
Our mission is to provide students an education rooted in the life of Christ and to foster the pursuit of excellence in the whole person.