Financial Consultant

Administrator / Part-Time

Crossroads Academy, Lyme, NH

Financial Consultant

Contract Position: 16 hours a week


Fiscal responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Creates and administers the school’s operating and capital budgets and 3-year model to meet annual and long term objectives as determined by the Board of Trustees in accordance with the School’s strategic plan
  • Accounts for the financial activities of the School in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
  • Prepares and presents periodic financial reports to the Head of School, Board of Trustees, Finance Committee, and other committees or funders, as needed
  • Maintains appropriate internal controls
  • Protects the School through risk management and by maintaining adequate insurance coverage
  • Stays abreast of requirements of and complies with laws impacting independent schools
  • Prepares year end reports for the annual independent audit, workers’ compensation, and Form 990 and coordinate filing of 5500 with the 403b administrators
  • Works with the Financial Aid Committee on determining financial aid awards and tracking actual awards against the budget.
  • Prepares and uploads Finance Committee meeting materials and Board Meeting materials, as needed
  • In conjunction with the Human Resource Manager and bookkeeper, maintains policies and procedures manual for Business Office
  • Coordinates donations of securities
  • Works with the Head of School to determine salary payments to all employees within the Board approved budget.
  • Completes all journal entries, and initiates draw downs and money transfers within Board approved budget and to ensure sufficient funds in accounts.
  • Applies and renews certificates with Charitable Trusts and NH Department of State to ensure School maintains status as a charitable organization.

Hours and Attendance:

  • Work from home with prior approval from the Head of School

Crossroads Academy

Lyme, NH
Elementary, Middle School
All Gender