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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

School: Beaufort Academy
Location: Beaufort, SC
Posted: 17 May 2019

Job ID:  48488792

Position Title:   Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Company Name:              Beaufort Academy

Job Function:     Business

Entry Level:       No

Job Type:            Full-Time

Job Duration:     Indefinite

Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate

Min Experience:              5-7 Years

Required Travel:             None

Location(s):       Beaufort, South Carolina, 29907, United States


Contact Person: Dan Durbin

Email Address:

Phone:  8435243393 Ext. 202

Fax:       8435241171

Job Description

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Beaufort Academy directs and manages all business practices and operations including finance, tuition, investments, human resources, risk management, accounting, facilities, athletics, overseeing the activities of all employees in these eight areas.

The CFO is expected to ensure the continual excellence of all financial and administrative aspects of the School, providing the leadership and wise counsel to the Head of Schools and to the Trustees that will enable the School to deliver on its important educational mission and ambitions.

The CFO will oversee a total staff of approximately 50 employees.

Responsible for the long-term health and sustainability of the School’s financial and physical resources.

Job Requirements


The ideal candidate is expected to bring a deep appreciation of Beaufort Academy’s educational mission and goals. He/she will bring a strategic and forward-thinking style balanced with significant experience overseeing budgeting and planning, financial forecasting and analysis, endowment management, legal and risk management, human resources, information technology, and business operations, gained through increasingly responsible roles in comparably complex settings.

This operationally-minded executive will ideally bring working experience with leading well performing schools or organizations. His/her leadership skills will be supplemented in other related business support areas or cross services offerings demonstrated by excellent problem-solving skills; an ability to prioritize job responsibilities; a strong sense of urgency; and, a results-driven orientation.

It is essential that the individual chosen for this critical position possess the credibility, business acumen, confidence and interpersonal skills to quickly gain respect allowing them to mentor their direct reports and staff; he/she will be collaborative by nature and a team player, having a high sensitivity to collegial environments. He/she will have an engaged leadership style manifested in their dedication and value respect of people, and positive outcomes to the community they serve.


Undergraduate degree required. Advanced degree preferred.

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