The Director of Finance and Operations must be an effective leader who can manage information, people and processes. The DFO oversees all business and facilities functions of the school working closely with the business, human resources, and plant managers. The DFO must be skillful in dealing effectively with a wide variety of issues, situations, and problems in collaboration with leadership, the Board, employees, parents and vendors. The DFO must be able to produce consistently high quality work, and inspire and motivate others to work toward school goals. The DFO must exemplify The Independence School and its mission in all interactions.
The individual should be proficient in computer systems and programs including word-processing, spreadsheet and accounting software, preferably Senior Systems. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in finance/business and a minimum of five years of experience working managing accounting and financing functions is preferable. A working knowledge of accounting principles and practices in the independent school and non-profit sectors is preferred. Strong written and oral communications skills are required. Must be a team player and demonstrate poise, tact and diplomacy.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is based on experience.