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St. Philip's School and Community Center is a ministry that operates a private, non-denominational, Pre-K through sixth grade elementary school, building academic excellence, strong self-esteem and high character values.  In addition, for more than 30 years, we have provided programs 12 months a year through our Community Center for children, their families and for senior citizens in South Dallas, including athletic, after-school and cultural programs, a food pantry, and a meals-on-wheels depot.
 
Job Summary:
 
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for all aspects of the financial operations for both St. Philip’s School & Community Center and St. Philip’s School & Community Center Foundation. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the CFO provides accounting, budgetary, operational, policy and programmatic support to both agencies’ programs and activities; as well as, directly oversees and supervises the financial/accounting staff.
 
The CFO represents both St. Philip’s School & Community Center, and its Foundation and other financial ventures to financial partners, including Board of Directors, financial institutions, investors, foundation executives, auditors, public officials, etc. The CFO is the primary agency contact for all contractual matters, proposals for new or extended programs and new business development and serves as an active member of the Executive Management Team helping to develop and implement the agency’s vision and mission. 
 
The position requires strong leadership skills, critical thinking, detailed planning, project management and problem-solving skills, both for strategic issues and in day-to-day activities. Moreover, the CFO must be a “team player” with excellent interpersonal skills, be mindful of deadlines and demonstrate the ability to communicate financial data clearly, concisely and effectively to both internal and external audiences.
 
Qualifications:
  • CPA or degree in accounting/business/finance from an accredited college or university with a minimum of twenty undergraduate credits in accounting
  • Five years of work experience in accounting or finance
  • Experience in budget development and implementation; payroll operations, financial reporting, audit preparation, financial risk management and new market tax credits
  • Proficient in technology, especially financial software/spreadsheets
  • Must be ethical with a high level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, teamwork and collaborative working relationships.
  • Prior experience in a management/supervisory role.
  • Prior experience in non-profit environment preferred.
If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter via email to careers@stphilips.com with CFO in the message title.  
 
 
Responsibilities Include: 
  • Leads the development and maintenance of financial management policies and procedures that align with the mission, ensuring the utilization of General accounting and financial reporting procedures in accordance with the State of Texas and GAAP.
  • Uses standard accounting procedure to keep an accurate, continuous and current record of financial position, oversee banking activities specifically managing cash flow.
  • Prepares, analyzes and distributes monthly financial statements, financial analysis, bank reconciliations for all accounts and budget comparison reports.
  • Processes expenses, payroll (including payroll taxes), receipts and receivables.
  • Establishes, monitors and severs vendor relationships. 
  • Directs the agency’s liability insurance program, including ongoing risk analysis.
  • Administers the process for the distribution of financial aid/tuition assistance for families.  
  • Manages, supervises and evaluates Business Office personnel.
  • Develops the process, conduct an organization wide training for creating annual department budgets and combine (~$5M) for organization budget comprising cash flow forecasting and the projection of capital needs.
  • Provides staff support to the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees including planning and leading monthly Finance Committee meetings. 
  • Ensures compliance with internal accounting controls, policies and procedures and enforces/documents compliance with federal, state and local regulations
  • Supports an independent accounting firm in performing the annual audit and submission of Form 990 tax return
  • Coordinates the investment functions of the Foundation and other St. Philip’s entities by working with the outside investment advisors to ensure compliance with Board approved investment policy.
  • Prepares the timely and accurate reporting of investment activity for distribution to donor fund-holders which provides pertinent information about the performance of their investment in the St. Philip’s School & Community Center Foundation.
  • Responsible for all bookkeeping for the Foundation including financial processing of donations, paying bills, conducting periodic transfers to SPSCC, accounting for pledge receivables, and performing bank and investment account reconciliations.
  • Coordinates Foundation named fund and scholarship alignments and reporting with ministry execution.
  • Serves as liaison to the SPSCC Philanthropy team and Executive Director to provide financial expertise in the cultivation process of major donors of the Foundation, including financial support and expertise in the development of a planned giving program.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
  • Normally seated, standing or walking at will.
  • Extended periods of standing may be required.
  • Normal physical activity including some bending, pushing, pulling, and lifting and carrying, which may range up to 25 lbs on occasion. 
It is the policy of St. Philip's School & Community Center to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without discrimination, condonement or condemnation in regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification.
General Summary
Under supervision, the School Bus Driver will be responsible for safely transporting children to and from school and related events. Will be required to transport students from school to a designated location as authorized by appropriate school officials.  Position requires the ability to obtain working knowledge of traffic routes between school and designated locations both in and outside of the city of Dallas, Texas.
 
Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Obey all traffic laws for the state of Texas and all other designated destinations
  • Transports children, faculty and/or staff to and from designated locations as requested by the staff in both morning and afternoons
  • Maintain a clean and mechanically sound bus and be prepared to report any discrepancies
  • Perform basic inspection of the bus before and after each route
  • Ensure the safety of all students and other passengers
  • Verbally Discipline and monitor children when required to maintain a safe and healthy environment
  • Assist students and other passengers getting on and off the bus when required
  • Maintain and attend all safety regulatory requirements and meetings as needed
  • Minimum Job Requirements
  • Valid Texas Operators Driver’s License
  • 1+ year(s) of driving experience
  • High School diploma or GED
Desired Skills and Qualifications
The successful candidate will have experience driving a bus as well as working with primary school age children. Desired skills and qualifications include:
  • No at-fault accidents within the last 5 years
  • Clean driving record (no traffic citations within the last 3 years)
  • Excellent communications skills with all ages with diverse background and ethnicity
  • Prefer experience working with children
Work Environment and Physical Requirements
Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Must have the ability to sit in driver’s seat for extended periods of time based on trip duration.   Person must exhibit manual dexterity, hear and understand speech at normal levels; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly; physical agility to lift and to assist passengers boarding and off-boarding the bus.  The ability to bend, stoop, walk and reach overhead for general bus inspection.

Work Environment 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Interested candidates should submit a resume to careers@stphilips.com

 


St. Philip's School and Community Center is a private, non-denominational, Pre K through sixth grade elementary school, building academic excellence, strong self esteem and high character values.

In addition, for more than 30 yrs, we have provided programs 12 months a year for children and their families and for senior citizens in South Dallas, including athletic, after-school and cultural programs, the food pantry, and a meals on wheels depot.

It is the policy of St. Philip's School & Community Center to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without discrimination, condonement or condemnation in regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification.