Chief Financial Officer

Fork Union, Virginia
May 11, 2018
Jun 15, 2018
Executive, Finance

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and manage the operating and capital budgets in coordination with the senior staff,   President and Board of Trustees
  • Prepare, analyze and interpret financial results for use by the senior staff and President for use in the decision-making and financial tracking processes.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to the senior staff in the management of their areas of operation;  provides periodic budget status reports
  • Maintain and oversee the financial accounting system and personnel to ensure the proper recording of all financial transactions in accordance with sound accounting principles
  • Monitor and manage short and long term investments consistent with guidance from the Endowment and Investment Committee and President of the Academy
  • Manage the annual audit
  • Provide accounting and financial services to parents, students and other customers
  • Ensure the positive financial reputation of the Academy with vendors, suppliers, and other business associates
  • Advise and inform the Board of Trustees on financial matters relating to the Academy, including management of the Fork Union Military Academy Foundation
  • Manage and oversee the Academy’s insurance and benefits programs
  • Provide oversight of external contracts
  • Serve as the risk management officer for the Academy
  • Prepare 5 Year Financial Plan consistent with the strategic plan
  • Oversee business functions of the Academy (Quartermaster, Dining Facility, Sabre Shop)

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in business or related field required; MBA, CPA or CMA highly desired
  • 10 years experience in financial management, non-profit, auditing, budget preparation and investment management
  • Private independent prep school experience highly desired

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