The Adelson Educational Campus (The Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Institute) located in Las Vegas, Nevada is a Preschool to Grade 12 Jewish independent school with 500+ students and 140+ staff. AEC operates with a $14 million budget and assets in excess of $38 million. AEC is a debt free school and enjoys a steady enrollment growth.
The CFO reports directly to the Head of School and works closely with the Board of Trustees. The CFO oversees the School’s Business Office, short-term and long-term financial planning and forecasting, accounting, banking, cash flow management, auditing and tax reporting, financial aid, human resources, legal, risk management and insurance, and complies with local, state and federal laws. The CFO is part of the senior management team and must model a high level of ethics, integrity, accuracy and values in accordance with the mission of the School. Communication and presentation skills are necessary to assist the Board and School leadership in carrying forth this mission.
Maintain effective financial policies, procedures, and operations in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Oversee, lead, supervise, and evaluate the Accounting Manager/Director of Human Resources and Billing and Accounts Receivable Manager.
Ensure the School has the proper operational controls, reporting procedures and systems in place to maintain financial strength and operational efficiency.
Serve as a resource to the leadership team, Head of School, Board of Trustees and other stakeholders when decisions have a financial impact.
Oversee the annual audit of the School’s financial statements and pension plans as well as the 990 tax returns.
Prepare monthly, annual and periodic operational reports and forecasts to the Board of Trustees and stakeholders to project fiscal year operating results and needs.
Oversee cash management.
Assure timely tuition collection and pursue outstanding debt obligations.
Administer employee compensation and benefits.
Administer financial aid awards and work with Admissions to successfully encourage enrollment while maintaining budget.
Develop, implement and monitor the operating budget and capital budget. Identify areas for cost savings, efficiency, and reduced waste.
Keep the Head of School apprised of all business, operational, and financial matters.
Serve as the School’s primary risk assessment officer and manage and maintain appropriate levels of insurance to protect the property, staff, students and cover the liability of the school and its Directors.
Engage in strategic planning for the School with the Head of School and other members of the leadership team.
Monitor and ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements, local, state and federal.
Collaborate with general counsel on all matters involving risk and management matters.
Work closely with external partners which include consultants and third-party vendors.
Review and administer all contracts for the School.
Other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
Minimum of bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field.
Minimum of 10+ years in this role or a financial and business leadership position.
Must have supervisory experience.
CPA professional accreditation.
MBA or related advanced degree a plus.
Experience in independent schools or non-profits is a plus.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills necessary. Must have an ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
Attention to detail and accuracy a must.
Strong written and oral communication skills; analytical; strong negotiation and management skills.
Advanced technology skills including Word, Outlook, Excel, database software, and financial software.
The Adelson Educational Campus offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries and a generous benefits package including a retirement plan, paid vacations and sick leave, medical insurance, disability and life insurance.
To explore this career opportunity on a highly confidential basis, please send a resume, letter of interest, and contact information for five references (which will only be contacted if mutual interest is determined) to: Frieda Friedman, CFO, The Adelson Educational Campus, 9700 Hillpointe Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89134. Telephone 702-515-8204 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Adelson Educational Campus is an equal opportunity employer. We do not exclude anyone based on their race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.