Thursday, September 6, 2012

Wanted: Chief Financial Officer

UPDATE: Glenelg Country School is also looking to hire a Director of Development. Check the job posting for more details.


A quick look at the Nonprofit Job Seeker will reveal that many organizations are searching for high-level executives. This trend continues today with our latest featured nonprofit job.

The Glenelg Country School in Maryland is looking to hire a Chief Financial Officer to carry out the mission of the school in  the financial, business and operations areas. The chosen candidate will begin on July 1, 2013 and will report to the Head of School. The CFO is a member of the Head’s Senior Administrative Team, interacts closely with various committees of the Board of Trustees and is responsible for stewardship of the school’s financial and physical assets, budgeting, investments, financial planning and plant operations.

It goes without saying that this position will require applicants to have a pretty extensive resume. Here are some the qualifications for which Glenelg Country School is looking:
  • MBA or CPA in related field;
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience in senior leadership role in a non-profit educational setting preferably with five years as CFO or equivalent; and,
  • Knowledge of fund accounting, developing and managing budgets, strategic resource allocation, financial reporting and forecasting, and facilities management.
Head over to our career center to read more about what it takes to become a Chief Financial Officer.

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