Director of Finance

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $75,000
Maximum: $85,000
Details: commensurate with experience



Start Date


Application Deadline



9 Hanover Place
New York
United States


The Director of Finance supports financial and human resources systems that are the backbone of the school.

He/She reports to the Executive Director and is a critical member of the Operations team, responsible for keeping the school organized and efficient while maintaining a professional and friendly environment for parents, students, and staff. He/she must be willing to get his/her hands dirty and relish the challenge of finding ways to work smarter and more cost-efficiently.


  • Prepare and maintain accurate financial reports and accounting files for budgeting and accounting purposes.
  • Monitor financial activities, aligning monthly spending with budgets, analyzing budget variances and reconciling general ledger activities.
  • Post revenues, bank deposits, expenses, check disbursements in QuickBooks and files all related accounting documents 
  • Post all cash receipts, cash disbursements, revenues and expenses in the accounting system in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Manage payables, determine payment schedule and confirm accurate and updated Accounts Payable packages 
  • Perform all bookeeping duties (Procurify, Sassant and QuickBooks), including making entries and confirming approvals. Work closely with Director of Operations and the school’s’ financial consultants for support and review
  • Lead monthly closing process

Human Resources

  • Review and confirm all on-boarding and HR documents related to new employees including W-4’s, I-9’s, Employee Handbook, offer letters, direct deposit, fingerprinting confirmations, tuition reimbursement documents (as needed)
  • Support HR and benefits administration for a growing school; maintain relationships with third-parties (ADP, bank, financial consultants, and insurance providers)
  • Work with brokers to administer benefits enrollment/withdrawal including insurance and retirement plans
  • Onboard new school staff
  • Support senior management to resolve employee relations challenges promptly
  • Facilitate effective communication and feedback between teachers and Operations staff


  • Manage payroll responsibilities including relationship with ADP, electronic payroll processing, W-2 and 1099 distribution, timesheet management, posting payroll expenses in accounting system, filing of related documents using ICS online database system
  • Process expense reimbursement for all staff, confirm proper receipts and amounts and filing of related documents using ICS online database system
  • Track all PTO (vacation, sick, personal, etc) and send monthly updates to staff


  • Medical - 80% paid
  • Dental,
  • Vision,
  • DCA, FSA,
  • STD,
  • 401K with match

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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