Chatham Hall is an Episcopal girls boarding school for students in grades 9-12. Chatham Hall is more than 125 years old and has a proud history of educating girls to better the world. A hallmark of Chatham Hall is its commitment to taking care of the whole student in its charge.
The Business Analyst reports to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and is responsible for a variety of tasks in the school business office.
Working in a small group within a dynamic organization, this position requires cheerful flexibility and a willingness to do whatever is needed to address the needs of the school’s business.
Assist with, document, evaluate, and recommend improvements to various business processes, including but not limited to:
tracking restricted and board designated funds
tracking funding and expenditures for special projects
tracking and recording endowment investment activity and income
processing endowment draws and allocations
student billing, recording payments, following up on overdue accounts
depositing and posting payments
processing invoices, making payments
transferring funds among accounts
processing credit card transactions
making journal entries related to all of the above
Take direction from CFO as projects and tasks are identified
Prepare budget models and advanced Excel spreadsheets
Prepare comparative charts on statistics that are measured
Ability to work in Tableau a plus.
Assist with production of monthly financial statements
Assist with production of reports for presentation to board of directors and school administrators
Work collaboratively with Accountant, Business Office Assistant and CFO to accomplish tasks necessary to conduct the business of the school
Participate in collaborative work with other school staff, faculty, and administrators in various tasks and projects
Other duties as assigned by the CFO.
SUPERVISOR AND DIRECT REPORTS
Reports to the Chief Financial Officer. This position has no direct reports.
The Business Analyst’s performance will be evaluated based on accomplishment of assigned tasks, productivity, ability to work constructively with others, and demonstrated flexibility.
Chatham Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices. Chatham Hall seeks candidates who demonstrate a dedication to working in a diverse community. The school seeks candidates who: communicate effectively with diverse populations, create an inclusive work environment, and will engage in professional development opportunities to further develop inclusive practices.
As a boarding school, Chatham Hall is always looking for candidates whose interest and experience in serving extends beyond the position description and to being active community members. This may include opportunities to work with students in a volunteer capacity such as coaching, sponsoring a club or even advising.
This administrative position is full time (12 month/37.5 hours per week) and benefits eligible. Normal hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Ancillary duties, projects, and special events may require significant additional days and hours of work.
This position description is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.
This position requires someone with strong analytical, organizational, communication, and problem solving skills, energy, and initiative. Must be familiar with accounting practices and recording general ledger transactions. High level computer skill is required, particularly with Excel. This position also requires one to be physically and mentally capable of performing multiple tasks under stressful situations. A college degree is required, and a major in finance, accounting, or related field is preferred.
About Chatham Hall
Chatham Hall, an all girls boarding and day school in Southern Virginia, seeks a dynamic, collaborative advancement professional to grow its fundraising programs and manage relationships with key constituents and groups, all in support of the school’s strategic priorities.
ABOUT CHATHAM HALL:
A leader in all girls education, Chatham Hall inspires integrity, academic excellence, and global perspectives in tomorrow's leaders. Its signature academic, community, and athletic programs provide comprehensive preparation for college and for productive lives. Now in its 125th year, Chatham Hall is grounded in Episcopal heritage and includes a vibrant extended community of more than 3,000 alumnae plus dedicated families and friends. The school is located on a 360-acre campus in Chatham, Virginia, within driving distance of Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Lynchburg, Roanoke, and Charlottesville.