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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Position Summary

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) manages and oversees the Academy’s business operations, financial and technology resources. The CFO reports to the Chief of Staff with a direct line to the President and coordinates with the Board of Trustees. This is an exempt position.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and manage the operating and capital budgets in coordination with the senior staff,   President and Board of Trustees
  • Prepare, analyze and interpret financial results for use by the senior staff and President for use in the decision-making and financial tracking processes.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to the senior staff in the management of their areas of operation; provides periodic budget status reports
  • Maintain and oversee the financial accounting system and personnel to ensure the proper recording of all financial transactions in accordance with sound accounting principles
  • Monitor and manage short and long term investments consistent with guidance from the Endowment and Investment Committee and President of the Academy
  • Manage the annual audit
  • Provide accounting and financial services to parents, students and other customers
  • Ensure the positive financial reputation of the Academy with vendors, suppliers, and other business associates
  • Advise and inform the Board of Trustees on financial matters relating to the Academy, including management of the Fork Union Military Academy Foundation
  • Manage and oversee the Academy’s insurance and benefits programs
  • Provide oversight of external contracts
  • Prepare 5 Year Financial Plan consistent with the strategic plan
  • Oversee business functions of the Academy (Quartermaster, Dining Facility, Sabre Shop)
  • Balance the budget

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in business or related field required; MBA, CPA or CMA highly desired
  • 10 years’ experience in financial management, non-profit, auditing, budget preparation and investment management
  • Private independent prep school experience highly desired or equivalent   

Diving Coach

Fork Union Military Academy is seeking a seasonal Dive Coach to work part time during the months from November to February.  This person will work 6-10 hours per week and will also attend meets.  Please contact Jon Larson 434.842.4210 for more details.

Maintenance - Facilities Worker

Please contact Maintenance 434.842.4340 or HR at 434.842.4331


Please contact Maintenance 434.842.4340 or HR at 434.842.4331


Please contact Maintenance 434.842.4340 or HR at 434.842.4331

Candidates interested in applying for employment for posted positions only should email a resume and cover letter to

No phone calls or paper copies please. We will only contact candidates invited to interview.


Fork Union Military Academy is a Christian boarding & day school that has been building young men in body, mind, and spirit since 1898. Fork Union Military Academy seeks dedicated faculty and staff professionals who see this school's mission as their own and will strive to support the values of the institution.

Teaching contracts are generally for 9 months and all teachers are expected to participate in 2 outside activities in addition to teaching, such as sports coaching or student club sponsorship. Staff positions are generally 12 month contracts.

Professional development is encouraged and supported. Fork Union Military Academy offers a full complement of employee benefits for full-time employees, including participation in group health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance; a 403(b) retirement plan and Paid Time Off.

Fork Union Military Academy is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Fork Union Military Academy to provide equal opportunity with regard to all terms and conditions of employment. The Academy complies with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, sex, or any other legally protected characteristic.

You may download a copy of our employment application in PDF format below:

Fork Union Military Academy Employment Application

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