As one of the highest performing charter networks in New York City, Classical Charter Schools is having a meaningful impact on education in the South Bronx. Recognized as two-time National Blue Ribbon Award-Winning network, Classical Charter Schools outperforms 97% of New York charters by providing a transformative education through a classical curriculum focused on art, music, Latin, debate and character education.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employees and applicants will be treated in all respects on basis of merit and qualifications without regards to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law. We strongly encourage applications from people of all backgrounds to apply. At Classical, we provide comprehensive health benefits, competitive salaries, and opportunities for growth.
The Controller supports our schools through providing the financial discipline and transparency needed for the organization to run smoothly and effect real change in the classroom. Controller must demonstrate high levels of professionalism and urgency, and excellent organizational skills. Reporting directly to the Director of Business the Controller will perform the following responsibilities:
Supervise and perform essential accounting duties in the areas of Cash, Investments, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, Accounts Payable, Other Long-Term Liabilities, Government Sourced Revenue, Private Funding, Payroll, Rent and other material categories.
Work closely with the schools’ financial consultants for support and review.
Direct supervision of one or more Business Associates.
Preparation of quarterly and annual reports for city, state, authorizer, and Board of Trustees.
Manage annual financial audit, tax filings and 990 filings with independent auditor
Manage 401K and Workman’s Compensation Audits.
Processing applications and other forms to acquire government funding.
Work with Executive Director on fundraising initiatives and required reporting.
Supervise payroll processing totaling approximately $16.8 million annually.
Undergraduate degree in accounting or another related field
Experience in public accounting, financial statement and federal audits
Successful Candidates will:
Show alignment to Classical Charter School’s mission and approach
Exhibit excellent work ethic and organizational skills
Demonstrate application of our core values: Accountability, Innovation, Professionalism, Rigor, Tenacity, Transparency, and Urgency