Join a prominent non-profit organization located in Washington, DC. The Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation (PECF) offers a diverse and collaborative work environment and seeks a Director of Finance to join our Finance and Accounting Department. The Finance and Accounting team supports four institutions: Washington National Cathedral; the National Cathedral School for Girls; St. Albans School; and Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Finance and Administrator, the Director of Finance coordinates financial operations for PECF single legal entity and its Institutions on the campus. The Director of Finance leads the Foundation Shared Services Finance and Accounting department to ensure that centrally administered accounting systems (in-house and outsourced) and other financial functions run efficiently on a daily basis. Provides accurate and timely financial reporting and other information to Institution business offices in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Promotes best practices and consistent procedures across all Institutions and monitors compliance with PECF financial policies. Develops and maintains appropriate accounting controls that protect PECF/Institution assets. Provides leadership and management support to Foundation finance office staff.
Ideal candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or finance; Master’s degree preferred. CPA required. Minimum of eight to ten years accounting experience in not-for-profit industry, including creating and analyzing financial statements. Minimum of five years of experience in managing an accounting operation including staff supervision. Success managing a complex and dynamic service organization with multiple divisions, preferably within a shared services environment; experience within an independent school and ecclesiastical organization preferred. Minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in using multiple accounting system such as Great Plans, UKG payroll and human resources software, Sage and Anybill preferred.
Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation seeks interest from those who will contribute to an atmosphere in which diversity is valued and supported. To apply, send a letter of interest and resumé to: email@example.com; or fax to (202) 537-5661; or mail to Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation, Human Resources Department, 3101 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W, Washington, DC 20016-5098. EOE.
About National Cathedral School
National Cathedral School for Girls serves 580 students in grades 4 through 12. Faculty and staff are curious intellectually, advocates of lifelong learning, flexible, collaborative, and view education as an engaging vocation. Students thrive in an intellectual environment and love to be challenged. NCS graduates are recognized as highly motivated and confident. Faculty and staff maintain a lively conversation about the meaning of all-girls education, an interest in pedagogy, and innovative uses of technology. As an Episcopal school, NCS welcomes people of all backgrounds and faiths while maintaining a close identity with Washington National Cathedral’s commitment to be a house of prayer for all people. Located in Northwest Washington on 57 beautiful acres, the Cathedral Close is home to NCS, St. Albans School for Boys, and Beauvoir: The National Cathedral Elementary School.
NCS is committed to leadership in multicultural education and a culturally diverse faculty and staff. The school therefore seeks applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported.