The CFO is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and serves as the advisor on business and financial matters to the President and Principal. The CFO is responsible for the development and recommendation of business and financial services to the Board; for safeguarding the school’s assets through the establishment and administration of budgetary and other internal controls; and for the performance of analytical analysis on specific operational issues and revisions to the administrative and business systems of the school. The CFO also acts in a fiduciary capacity as treasurer for operating cash flow, the school’s endowment fund and serves as liaison to the Board of Directors and its committees on business related operations. Additionally, the CFO is responsible for the overall supervision of business office employees and oversees maintenance, facilities, food service, and security departments. The CFO reports directly to the President and is responsive to inquiries from other members of the administration.
In addition, the CFO
I. Primary Functions:
- Establishes accounting policies and procedures.
- Develops and implements budgetary and other financial controls.
- Provides the President and the Board with cost projections and financial forecasts, budget preparation in collaboration with the Finance Committee.
- Advises on the long-range planning of capital expenditures.
- Coordinates the preparation and presentation of financial statements.
- Serves on various committees of the School Board including the Finance Committee, Facilities Committee and Strategic Planning Committee.
- Works with the Finance Committee in considering the overall endowment policy guidelines for the school.
- Works with the Risk Management Committee to provide leadership in all phases of risk management for the school.
- Reviews school contracts, loads the contracts into the Diocese contract system, coordinates with the Diocese Risk Management office on additional documents needed for contract and finalizes all school contracts.
- Serves as the liaison for the HR and Risk Management offices of the Diocese and coordinates with attorneys on contract issues.
- Provides timely and accurate information to the President, School Board and related committees including: monthly variance reports, annual financial comparisons, financial modeling, financial forecasts, cash flow analysis, comparative statistics, and statistical analysis.
- Manages tuition billing and receivables.
- Supervises the annual audit.
- Assists with administration of financial aid.
- Manages and Monitors business operations including maintenance, facilities, Falcon store, food service, and security, including the management of any contracted service providers.
- Provides budget building assistance and monthly budget updates to budget managers.
- Provides monitoring of compliance issues in risk management, human relations and financial arenas.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the President.
II. Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or business required
- 10 Years of experience in a finance or management-related capacity
- 5+ years of managerial experience with progressive experience in operational/administrative management
- Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment
- Detail oriented
- Strategic thinker
Bishop Dunne Catholic School offers a competitive compensation package including salary commensurate with experience, health, disability and life insurance, and a 403(b) plan.
All candidates must be able to pass background checks and comply with the Diocese of Dallas Safe Environment Program.
Qualified candidates, please send a resume to Anna Lee Friesen, Human Resources, at email@example.com.
Bishop Dunne Catholic School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Bishop Dunne Catholic School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities
Therefore, we want teachers who are passionate about their subject matters of expertise and understand their primary role in assuring students’ learning and mastery of subject matter and college preparatory skills. As a result, we seek ways for our students not just to be exposed to our subjects; rather, we want students to engage in the information and look at ways to understand it, apply it, and synthesize how it connects to other knowledge.
We want educators who see themselves as learners as well as providers of knowledge, which means we want teachers to want to be part of a learning community and collaborate with their peers in each of their responsibilities.
Bishop Dunne Catholic School welcomes inquiries from all qualified applicants for employment and does not discriminate against any persons.