The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) manages and oversees the Academy’s business operations, financial and technology resources. The CFO reports to the Academy President and coordinates with the Board of Trustees. This is an exempt position.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Build and manage the operating and capital budgets in coordination with the senior staff, President and Board of Trustees
Prepare, analyze and interpret financial results for use by the senior staff and President for use in the decision-making and financial tracking processes.
Provide guidance and assistance to the senior staff in the management of their areas of operation; provides periodic budget status reports
Maintain and oversee the financial accounting system and personnel to ensure the proper recording of all financial transactions in accordance with sound accounting principles
Monitor and manage short and long term investments consistent with guidance from the Endowment and Investment Committee and President of the Academy
Manage the annual audit
Provide accounting and financial services to parents, students and other customers
Ensure the positive financial reputation of the Academy with vendors, suppliers, and other business associates
Advise and inform the Board of Trustees on financial matters relating to the Academy, including management of the Fork Union Military Academy Foundation
Manage and oversee the Academy’s insurance and benefits programs
Provide oversight of external contracts
Serve as the risk management officer for the Academy
Prepare 5 Year Financial Plan consistent with the strategic plan
Oversee business functions of the Academy (Quartermaster, Dining Facility, Sabre Shop)
Bachelor’s in business or related field required; MBA, CPA or CMA highly desired
10 years experience in financial management, non-profit, auditing, budget preparation and investment management
Private independent prep school experience highly desired
About Fork Union Military Academy
Fork Union Military Academy is a non-profit Christian boarding & day school that has been building young men in body, mind, and spirit since 1898, and attracts students from more than 30 states and 15 foreign countries. FUMA seeks dedicated faculty and staff professionals who see this school's mission as their own and will strive to support the values of the institution. The Academy offers our students a college preparatory curriculum in a military-style environment.
Teaching contracts are generally for 9 months and all teachers are expected to participate in 2 outside activities in addition to teaching, such as sports coaching or student club sponsorship. Staff positions are generally 12 month contracts.
Professional development is encouraged and supported. FUMA offers a full complement of employee benefits for full-time employees, including participation in group health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance; a 403(b) retirement plan and Paid Time Off.
Fork Union Military Academy is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Fork Union Military Academy to provide equal opportunity with regard to all terms and conditions of employment. The Ac...ademy complies with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, sex, or any other legally protected characteristic.