Robert Half CFO in Menlo Park, California
Description Our client, a prestigious private school based on the Peninsula, is looking for a new CFO. . The CFO is responsible for managing the school’s resources in a prudent and careful manner, consistent with the mission and goals of the school. She/he understands the mission, standards and policies of the school, contributes to their formulation and evaluation, and is able to interpret them to others. The CFO manages the financial, accounting, human resource and facilities activities of the organization.
Reporting to the Head of School and Finance Committee you will be responsible for the following; Manage accounting and Financial reporting Coordinate budget process and reporting Manage relationships with financial services providers Manager cash and collections system Manage human resources functions Risk Management Manage Financial aid Facilities renewal and maintenance Supports development efforts Serves on Tech Core Requirements
Ideal candidate should have a Master’s Degree with specialization in business administration, school administration OR Bachelor’s Degree with specialization in business or accounting and designation as a Certified Public Accountant. Additionally, 10 years experience in finance or accounting, including at least five years in a supervisory capacity. Experience in not-for-profit sector preferred.
Moreover, the ideal candidates possess the following soft-skills; ● Excellent organizational skills: accurate and attentive to detail ● Able to manage several projects simultaneously ● Knowledge of computer applications related to business office job functions ● experienced, efficient, intelligent with detail oriented demeanor ● Good judgment and creative problem-solving ● Commitment to development of relevant detail oriented knowledge, skills, and abilities
If interested, please email your resume to Syed Hussain for a confidential discussion.
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