Upland Country Day School, a Preschool through Grade 9 independent school in Kennett Square, PA seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for July 1 with the ability to start even sooner. Guided by the school's mission and strategic plan, the CFO works closely with the Head of School and the Finance and Buildings and Grounds Committees of the Board of Trustees to develop annual budgets and implement strategies which ensure sound financial and fiscal management of the School's assets and resources. In addition, the CFO directs all procedures of the Business Office, including accounts payable and receivable, all accounting procedures, budgeting, purchasing, and payroll and benefits. The CFO reports to the Head of School. This is a permanent, 12-month position.
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the management, oversight and direction of the following school’s functions: Budgeting and Finance; Human Resources; Technology Infrastructure; and Facilities.
Working with the Director of Facilities, the CFO is ultimately responsible to:
Working with the Director of Technology, the CFO is ultimately responsible to:
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of five years’ experience in accounting, finance, facilities, and human resources, preferably in an independent school or nonprofit organization. Candidates should demonstrate strong organizational and problem-solving skills; the ability to motivate, direct and train staff, as well as excellent interpersonal, collaborative, and communication skills. In addition to the above listed requirements, we enthusiastically welcome other talents to enrich our community. We actively seek candidates whose interests and experiences are well-suited to contribute to a thriving school environment.
Compensation and Benefits
This is a full-time position offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a benefits package including: medical and dental insurance; tuition remission; professional development opportunities; and an employer-matched retirement plan.
Application Procedure Qualified/Interested candidates should contact Dr. Dan Hickey, Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your resume, three references, and a cover letter addressing your skills and experience in the areas listed above.