• Finance

Northfield Mount Hermon School, Mount Hermon, MA

Accredited by NEASC

Northfield Mount Hermon, seeks a trustworthy, self-motivated individual to assist the COO staff. This position will add to the School’s ability to monitor its strategic financial outcomes both in the short term and the long term while supporting the day to day activities of the finance office.  The Controller will direct the school’s accounting function and financial reporting; manage the school’s funds flow and cash position; oversee payroll administration, and the accounts receivable and payable functions. Other responsibilities include setting budget priorities and establishing a strong budget process; risk management including contracts and insurance procurement, and working with independent auditors. The Controller will actively support colleagues and the COO in serving the NMH community, including the Board of Trustees.  

The successful applicant will have a Master’s degree and CPA; 5-7 years of accounting experience in the non-profit sector, and supervisory experience at an increasingly responsible level. Candidates must possess outstanding analytical, organizational, and detail oriented skills. Additional qualifications include the ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as being a self-starter capable of working independently. Experience handling multiple projects concurrently is preferred. Applicants must have strong general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, income tax and banking knowledge. Highly computer knowledgeable is expected. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google products required, experience with Blackbaud Financial systems preferred.

Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescents and embrace the opportunity to work with a diverse community in a boarding school environment. To apply for this position, please send or e-mail a cover letter and resume to:


                                                                                    Human Resources

Northfield Mount Hermon

One Lamplighter Way, Mount Hermon, MA  01354

Phone: (413) 498-3229; Fax: (413) 498-3240



**Screenings will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. **

Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer


  • Controller