The Controller is an integral part of the Business Office responsible for coordinating and assisting in the preparation of financial reports, such as income statements, balance sheets, and analyses of historical and future income and expenses, in addition to other special reports that may be needed. The Controller also oversees the functions of accounting, audit, and manages the general ledger for the $4 million annual budget. The role reports directly to the Executive Director, and additionally collaborates with the Head of School.
The ideal candidate will be a CPA with a bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minimum of 3 years experience in non-profit accounting. Independent School experience is a plus. A working knowledge of nonprofit accounting is essential. Experience in Blackbaud Financial Edge software is a plus, but training is available.
About Alzar School
Alzar School is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to “build leaders who positively impact the world.” We do this through various programs and learning opportunities, principally as a semester high school for 10th-11th grade students. In addition to the semester we offer a growing slate of programs including gap semesters, short summer courses, a center in Chile (Base Patagonia), and a commercial raft company (Confluences River Expeditions). We believe that experiential learning happens powerfully at the intersection of academics, outdoor adventure, and cultural exchange. As a school community, we value diverse experiences, perspectives, identities, and skill sets.