|Controller (New York City)|
Note: this position is primarily Brooklyn based for 18 months before it relocates to Manhattan.
General Summary of the Position
The Controller will lead all the day-to-day accounting operations of 52 schools with an operating budget of approximately $340 million and supervise a team of 17 staff members including functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, cash flow planning and eventually grants administration.
In addition to the day to day accounting of all the schools, the Controller will also be responsible for overseeing the accounting for approximately $400 million in real estate transactions that Uncommon develops, manages, and leases to its schools within its network.
Reporting to the CFO, the Controller will be responsible for the oversight of all accounting and reporting activities for both the schools and all the real estate transactions. He/She will work closely with the entire Financial Management team and Home Office personnel and school based teams. The Controller will be involved in presentations to the board, finance, audit committee, and lenders and will work closely with the senior leadership team.
Skills and Qualifications
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Aside from extensive professional development, all our staff members are equipped with a laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, PDA, and all necessary supplies.
The foregoing information is requested for mandatory government reporting purposes only. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by applicable law.
Please note that your application will not be saved until you click “submit” at the end of the application question set. Unfortunately, you will not be able to save your resume or answers as you go along. Please take this into consideration. You are welcome to open the application, copy and paste the questions into a Word Document, and then copy and paste your answers into our application once they are complete. Additionally, if you leave your application before beginning the question set, you will need to upload your resume again in order to move forward with the process upon returning. Thanks in advance for the time you are taking to apply to Uncommon Schools.
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