The Charleston School of Law seeks resumes for a full-time CFO responsible for the following:
Serve as CFO/Treasurer with responsibility for receipt of income, payment of obligations, accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls.
Serve on the Dean's Senior Leadership team.
Plan and authorize expenditures, monitor overall budget and financial position of the school, coordinate annual budget process with Dean.
Advise the Dean on budget forecasts and assist with long-term financial planning.
Supervise the Bursar office functions including billing of tuition, receipt of tuition payments, recording of student loans, disbursing loan overages, and maintaining good student relationships. Maintain compliance with applicable regulations regarding receipt and disbursement of student loans as applies to Bursar function.
Supervise and monitor accounts payable function to ensure prompt and accurate payment of obligations and maintenance of vendor relationships. Monitor operating cash requirements, travel requests, and the use of company issued credit cards.
In coordination with the HR Department, payroll preparation, submission, review, and payroll system reporting. Review quarterly and annual payroll tax returns.
Manage and oversee relationship with independent auditors regarding the annual audit and tax filings. Prepare and submit information requested for the financial audit. Work with auditors to resolve questions. Submit completed audits by June 30 to Dept. of Education via EZ Audit System.
Ensure that employee and employer 401k contributions are accurately and timely submitted. Prepare annual questionnaires and reports as required by 401k plan for preparation of tax return and other filings.
Compile and prepare the financial areas of other required reports, such as the ABA Questionnaire, IPEDs; prepare and submit tax filings such as 1098-T forms, 1099's and business licenses.
Review adjunct spreadsheet and contracts and supervise adjunct payments
Charleston School of Law is an ABA fully accredited institution reinvigorating the study of law by offering a rich, comprehensive three-year program rooted in excellence. Our campus is located in the Upper King Street district of historic, downtown Charleston. The Law School was founded in 2003 with a mission to instill the values of public service and professionalism in its graduates. Key goals for the Law School are student success and providing opportunities to historically underrepresented groups in the profession.
The Law School prides itself on having a talented and accessible faculty and staff. Princeton Review regularly ranks Charleston School of Law as a top institution for faculty accessibility, teaching quality, and resources for women. The School’s Faculty bring significant practice experience to the classroom and include former law firm partners, state and federal prosecutors, defense attorneys, corporate counsel, and military veterans. The Law School is dedicated to maintaining a diverse and inclusive community of students, faculty, and staff that fosters an appreciation for and understanding of people from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Please send resumes to:
Human Resources Administrator
Charleston School of Law
The Charleston School of Law is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected class.
Qualifications and Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance is required.
CPA Designation or Advanced Degree is required
A minimum of 10 years’ Minimum of ten years related financial and business experience.
Knowledge of QuickBooks, Excel, and financial statement preparation required.
Collaborative management and working style, strong analytical and planning skills, knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, and attention to detail required.