Carney, Sandoe & Associates is partnering with Wayland Academy (WI) to find their next Chief Financial Officer. Wayland is a co-ed, grades 9-12 day and boarding school with about 200 students. The school is in good financial shape with clean audits, little debt, and a strong fundraising base. The position requires a detail-oriented, hands-on financial leader with strong interpersonal skills. Other requirements include a mastery of accounting and the ability to provide transparent and sophisticated information and counsel to the Head of School and the Board of Trustees. One of the first tasks of the next CFO will be to assess the business office and make recommendations about additional staffing. The full position description can be found HERE.
Wayland Academy provides many perks including housing in the first year and 100% tuition remission for kids attending the school. The surrounding community is affordable and sits on the shores of a 6,000 ft. lake. Beaver Dam is 35 minutes from Madison, an hour away from Milwaukee, and 3 hours from Chicago, all providing additional cultural outlets.
Thank you in advance for any nominations you can provide as we help this wonderful school find its next financial leader.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email and as separate documents (preferably PDFs) the following materials:
A cover letter expressing their interest in this particular position
A current résumé
A list of five professional references with name, phone number, and email address of each (references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission)
A brief statement of educational or leadership philosophy and practice
Please do not contact the school directly. Interested candidates who meet the qualifications for the position posted should submit relevant documents to:
Managing Associate, Search & Consulting Group Operations; CFO/Business Manager Placement
About Carney, Sandoe & Associates
Carney, Sandoe & Associates has been placing financial leaders at independent schools since 1977.