Director of Finance

Daniel J Gross Catholic High School - Bellevue

Finance
Full-Time

Location

Name of Facility: Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School
Address
7400 S. 43rd St
Bellevue, Nebraska
68147



Submitted By

Name: Paulette Neuhalfen
Email: neuhalfen@gcgmail.ort


Description

Department: Business Office
Reports to: President


Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Gross Catholic High School, a co-educational high school serving 400 students in Bellevue, NE, is on a fast track to identify and secure a Director of Finance.

The Director of Finance reports directly to the President and ensures sound fiscal effectiveness and efficiency in managing all aspects of the school’s financial operations. She or he collaborates with the President and Finance Committee in developing financial strategy, forecasting, and the prudential stewardship of resources; is highly skilled in accounting principles, practices, and procedures; has direct experience with audits; and is an effective communicator who contributes to a positive, service-oriented school culture.

Responsibilities
Coordinate, prepare, and review monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for the Board of Directors, Finance Committee, and Endowment Foundation.
Prepare an annual budget for review by the Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
Prepare and facilitate the annual audit and ensure total compliance with GAAP for all financial aspects of the school.
Prepare tax schedules and returns; manage all tax planning and compliance with all required Federal, State, local, payroll, gaming, property, and all other applicable taxes.
Manage payroll and benefits and the relationships with those providers; with President oversee HR aspects such as: benefits billing and payroll deductions; entry and termination forms; employee onboarding; and preparation of annual contracts.
Manage cash flow, monitor deposits for tuition payments, and accurately apply to families’ accounts; collects on delinquent accounts.
Manage the financial assistance program; review applications and meet with families to determine appropriate aid.
Develop and maintain all accounting policies and systems, including the general ledger and financial reporting; ensure records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
Direct all aspects of the business office and oversee all tran


Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Responsibilities
Coordinate, prepare, and review monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for the Board of Directors, Finance Committee, and Endowment Foundation.
Prepare an annual budget for review by the Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
Prepare and facilitate the annual audit and ensure total compliance with GAAP for all financial aspects of the school.
Prepare tax schedules and returns; manage all tax planning and compliance with all required Federal, State, local, payroll, gaming, property, and all other applicable taxes.
Manage payroll and benefits and the relationships with those providers; with President oversee HR aspects such as: benefits billing and payroll deductions; entry and termination forms; employee onboarding; and preparation of annual contracts.
Manage cash flow, monitor deposits for tuition payments, and accurately apply to families’ accounts; collects on delinquent accounts.
Manage the financial assistance program; review applications and meet with families to determine appropriate aid.
Develop and maintain all accounting policies and systems, including the general ledger and financial reporting; ensure records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
Direct all aspects of the business office and oversee all transactions related to the general ledger, receivables, payables, payroll, and financial reporting.
Reviews and helps negotiate vendor contracts.
Coordinates with the advancement office to ensure accuracy of temporarily and permanently restricted donor gifts.
Serve as a school representative on the Finance Committee, Board of Directors, and Endowment Committee. Supply requested information and ad hoc reporting when needed.
Oversee and mentor Accounting Clerk as well as vending and school store managers.

Education and Experience
Education and Experience
Understanding of and commitment to Gross Catholic’s mission
Bachelor’s degree or higher in finance or accounting (required)
At least 5 years of related accounting experience, preferably in an educational setting
2 to 3 years of direct management experience
Proficiency in QuickBooks and Excel software; experience with FACTS software a plus
Effective communicator who can prepare and present comprehensive reports to various groups
Highly organized, strategic thinker
Team-oriented, client-friendly attitude; will work effectively with teachers, parents, staff, and students
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all financial and personnel matters

Application Instructions

o apply, kindly submit the following materials, confidentially and as separate PDF attachments in one email to Julie Cortinas, Executive Assistant to the President at employment@gcgmail.org:

Letter of interest that aligns your experiences and skill sets with the current needs of
the school as you understand them.
Resume with all appropriate dates included.
List of at least three references including names, phone numbers, and emails
as well as your relationship to them. References are held in confidence and will not be
contacted without your knowledge and approval.