Houghton Academy is seeking a motivated business minded individual to team with an experienced CFO to create a best practice Business Office. We have an immediate opening for a deeply committed individual looking for more than just a job. This position offers the right individual the opportunity to use their gifts to make a significant contribution in a historic independent Christian international boarding school with more than 138 years serving international and domestic boarding and day students. Located in upstate New York, Houghton Academy offers a quiet and serene setting in a college town enriched with students from across the United States and the world.
a commitment to Christian education
team player with a servant heart
organized, accurate, efficient, confidential and attentive to detail
ability to work independently and collaboratively
analytic, problem solver with a strong work ethic
knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAPP)
proficient in or ability to quickly learn MS Office, Quickbooks and other business software
Typical comprehensive accounting and business operation tasks: A/R, A/P, profit and loss statements, budgets, financial aid processes, expense reports, payroll, HR/functions/benefits, insurance, tax and government reporting, audit prep, auxiliary operations, data management, petty cash, reconciliations, credit cards, bank accounts and boarding program records.
Houghton Academy is a Christian college and career preparatory boarding and day school located in western New York State. Houghton Academy has served boarding and day students since 1955 and includes a diverse student population with students from across the globe. In addition to our traditional school, for the 2020 school year, Houghton Academy is excited to launch our fully virtual school in partnership with the leading online educational provider, K12.