Chief Financial Officer

St. Mark's Episcopal School
Palm Beach Gardens, FL United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Chief Financial Officer will:

• Develop and oversee financial policies, procedures, and internal controls to safeguard assets, protect confidential information, and ensure accurate financial reporting.
Oversee school business functions, including: tuition billing and collection, accounts payable, contracting, payroll, human resources, accounting and reporting, regulatory reporting and compliance, and other business administration activities.
Oversee the maintenance of the buildings, grounds, and equipment.
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 reports to school leadership and the board.

• Participate in the development of school strategy, providing recommendations, financial analysis, projections, and other data to inform the process.
Responsible for transportation and technology management.
Collaborate with and assist the head of school and the board of trustees in meeting fiduciary responsibilities.
Understand the culture and climate of the school and the wider educational environment.

• Manage, mentor, and develop direct reports, providing constructive and timely feedback.
Model and foster high ethical standards, integrity, and respect for colleagues, alumni/ae, parents, and students in the conduct of the school’s business.
Communicate clearly and enthusiastically to all staff and stakeholders.
Ensure that human resources policies and practices are clearly articulated, consistently applied, and conform to legal requirements.
Remain current with business management trends and cultivate professional standards and development by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in local, regional, and national professional organizations.
Coordinate shared expenses with the Church.

Contact Information

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to:
Ms. Rickei Salesman, Executive Assistant to the Head of School, at

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