Chicago Jewish Day School is currently seeking a dynamic and seasoned financial professional to oversee the financial operations of the school. This senior staff position includes a broad spectrum of responsibilities and opportunities for personal growth and fulfillment.
The successful candidate will be an experienced financial professional who is adept with accounting principles, is hands-on, and can juggle multiple priorities. A broad range of experience in the nonprofit environment is a plus, particularly previous experience with fund accounting.
The successful candidate will possess the following:
Ability to work collaboratively and independently
Advanced proficiency in Excel
Solid knowledge of MS Office and accounting software packages (preferably QuickBooks)
Strong analytical aptitude
Attention to detail for high level of accuracy
Strong written and verbal communication skill
Ability to manage and maintain confidential information
Good organizational skills
Minimum educational/experience requirement:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or related field. CPA preferred.
Minimum of five years of experience with increasing responsibility. Supervisory experience preferred.
Nonprofit experienced preferred
Additional Salary Information: Benefits
• Life Insurance
• Voluntary Dental plans
Chicago Jewish Day School is a multi-denominational, progressive day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 8. We are committed to celebrating and respecting the diversity of Jewish customs, philosophy and practice. CJDS is a warm and welcoming community of learners, families and educators all partnering together to ensure that every child receives the best education possible. ... At CJDS, we strive for learning to be authentic and meaningful and to inspire a passion for life-long learning. As our school continues to grow, we are looking for creative and collaborative staff to join and expand our team. To learn more about CJDS, please visit www.chicagojewishdayschool.org