Saint Louis Abbey / Saint Louis Priory School is seeking a Controller who will serve an integral role in the Business Office and be responsible for duties related to recording monthly journal entries, reconciling bank statements and accounts to the general ledger, preparing schedules for the annual audit, and assisting the CFO/Assistant Head of School for Finance & Facilities with preparation of monthly financial reports, and preparation of budgets. This role serves both our monastery and school and requires strong teamwork / customer service skills with the ability to effectively communicate with individuals across all departments, school parents, and vendors.
A bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related business degree is required and CPA preferred. Minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in an educational and/or non-profit environment.
It is essential that the individual is supportive of our mission to provide a Benedictine, Catholic, college preparatory education of the highest excellence so as to help talented and motivated young men in grades 7-12 develop their full potential as children of God.
Saint Louis Priory School – a leader in Benedictine, Catholic education for talented and motivated boys – has 60 faculty (20% monastic, 80% lay), 75% of whom hold a master’s degree and 12% a doctorate. Priory enrolls 400 boys in grades 7 through 12, the normal entry point being grade 7. In addition to a typical secondary school curriculum, Priory boys must study theology (6 years), Latin (3 years), and a modern language (4 years). Most study mathematics through calculus. All compete on athletic teams for at least two trimesters each year. The average ACT score is 30.2. In a typical senior class 20-25% earn National Merit recognition.