Cate School is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity Employment and nondiscrimination in the treatment of employees or applicants for employment without consideration of race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, gender or gender identity.
We seek applications from candidates who are eager to live among and teach young men and women from all over the world. A small co-educational boarding school on the Central Coast of California, Cate School offers a career opportunity for educators whose priorities and purposes mirror the four pillars of our mission statement–commitment, scholarship, companionship, and service. Cate School offers a career opportunity that anticipates and encourages work with our students well beyond the classroom, as faculty members serve as advisors, dorm-parents, coaches, and mentors.
Please see the following opportunities below:
Position: Controller/Finance Manager
Department: Business Office
Reports To: Assistant Head for Finance and Operations
Status: Exempt, full-time, benefits
Date Written: April 26, 2022
Contact: Yutopia Essex, Director of Human Resources, Yutopia_Essex@cate.org
For more than 100 years, Cate has combined the best of East Coast tradition and West Coast energy and innovation in the service of highly motivated, independent-minded students. As a boarding school, Cate is structured to develop young people through an inquiry-driven curriculum designed to elicit the greatest possible growth in every student, all students participate in an extracurricular program that includes athletics, arts, community service and an extensive outdoor program, and the residential life program is structured to develop well-being and leadership through the practice of self discipline and service. This position is key to maintaining financial health of the organization as a whole from an operations and strategic financial planning perspective as collectively we work to support student life of the school.
The Controller/Finance Manager is an essential part of Cate’s financial management team. This position has primary responsibility for managing all aspects of the general ledger, overseeing accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll, serves as primary contact for school auditors and is a resource for the Board..
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Cate School is committed to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran’s status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.