The Finance Director reports to Head of School, is a member of Senior Leadership, and is a member of the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees. The Finance Director also is the HR manager for the school performing a variety of Human Resources tasks. The Finance Director is an integral part of the school’s senior leadership team focused on ensuring the most efficient and effective processes for tracking and managing the school’s finances. The Finance Director should enjoy working independently as well as in collaboration with colleagues, should appreciate the students and atmosphere of the school, and should seek to engage in school life and activities.
• Develop and present to the Head of School and Board of Trustees financial review and future strategy. • With the Head of School, develops, presents, and manages all operating and capital budgets. • Monthly review and presentation to Head of School of department budget to actuals. • Review Daily Cash flow and outward projections. • Produce financial reports based on QuickBooks financials and internal tracking systems. • Perform Monthly reconciliations for all checking/savings accounts, annual funding and endowment activity. • Participate in financial surveys for NBOA, NAIS, and various other school affiliated associations. • Review journal entries and adjust as needed. • Review and approve all building/maintenance/IT contracts for the school in excess of $5,000. • Review and approve with Head of School all purchases in excess of $10,000 (vehicles, furniture, etc.). • Lead Yearly Financial Audit working closely with outside Auditing Firm. • Participate in Yearly 403 Audit. • Provide 990 reporting information to the Auditors and ensuring of timely 990 filing. • Partner with Insurance Broker for yearly renewals (Property, Auto, Cyber, etc.). • Partner with our local banks and oversee all accounts. • Administer Petty Cash/Student Allowances and Student Accounts.
Human Resources Management:
• Assist in logistics of relocation of new faculty/staff. • Administer all pre-employment processes (references, fingerprinting, HB 486 (child abuse history/reporting). • Develop faculty and staff yearly contracts. • Develop and maintain staff employee handbooks. • Interpret and apply federal and state employee law. • Manage employee benefit program and communication. • Review semi-monthly payroll for accuracy. • Review weekly invoices and approve weekly amounts. • Oversee Workers Compensation claims. • Participate in unemployment hearings & oversee paperwork. • Maintain org charts and all necessary employee lists.
About West Nottingham Academy
About West Nottingham Academy
Established in 1744, West Nottingham Academy is the oldest boarding school in the United States. We are a 9-12 grade coeducational boarding and day school located in Maryland near the picturesque Chesapeake Bay, an hour’s drive from either Philadelphia or Baltimore. Our mission is to prepare students for the challenges of college and life through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and a commitment to the intellectual, spiritual and social growth of each student. Last year, 85 students were enrolled, including 25% from overseas.
1079 Firetower Road - Colora, Maryland 21917- Telephone: 410-658-5556 - Fax: 410-658-6790
1079 Firetower Road - Colora, Maryland 21917- Telephone: 410-658-5556 - www.wna.org