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Director of Finance

St. Joseph Notre Dame High School | Alameda CA 94501 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/09/2013

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Director of Finance

Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School
Alameda, CA

The Director of Finance is responsible to the school Principal for financial planning and management of the school’s administration and supports the Board of Trustees in their financial oversight. The position is operational as well as strategic and consultative. The director is a member of the school’s leadership team and will support the school’s Strategic Planning Committee as necessary. In addition to overall financial operations, The Director of Finance is a key customer service representative to a wide range of school clients and stakeholders. The position includes staffing and supervision of the Business Office.


. Develop financial policies, procedures and controls
. Develop and implement board approved annual operational and capital budgets
. Support Institutional Advancement budgeting and accounting
. Coordinate annual audits
. Supervise accounting functions, controls, business processes and procedures
. Generate user-friendly monthly and annual financial reports
. Hire, supervise and evaluate business office staff
. Oversee Diocesan, federal, and state business regulatory requirements and compliances
. Support and contribute to the school's strategic planning processes
. Vendor and contract management
. Purchasing management
. Inventory management
. Coordinate and supervise legal and risk management programs and procedures
. Administer compensation and benefit policies and programs
. Facilitate financial aid and scholarship program team
. Perform other duties as designated by the principal


. At least five years of experience as Director of Finance, controller or equivalent position; experience in an educational or non-profit setting preferred.
. At least five years of experience in accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting in a nonprofit environment.
. Strong analytical skills and the ability to provide leadership in the organization's financial arena and in the development and operation of programs and services.
. Excellent communication skills including the ability to effectively manage and supervise staff.
. A strong customer service focus.
. BS in accounting or finance; MBA and/or CPA preferred.

If you are a top-performing administrator and wish to be considered for this full-time opportunity please email your resume to Include a cover letter expressing your interest along with your resume. Learn more about our school at We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome diversity.

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Location Alameda, CA, 94501, United States
Categories Accounting - Finance
Function Accounting/Finance

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Contact Name Andrew Reed
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Primary Fax 510-523-2181