Director of Finance and Human Resources

Kohelet Yeshiva | Merion Station, PA, United States

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Posted Date 11/20/2023

Director of Finance and Human Resources

Kohelet Yeshiva

Merion Station, PA

About Kohelet Yeshiva 

Kohelet Yeshiva is a warm and embracing Modern Orthodox K-12 yeshiva day school committed to cultivating Bnei and Bnot Torah who think critically and creatively while exuding middot, confidence and compassion. 

The Philadelphia area is seeing rapid growth in the Modern Orthodox community and there has been substantial institutional growth for Kohelet Yeshiva. Kohelet Yeshiva embarked upon an ambitious 10 Year Strategic Financial Plan anchored by lead gifts of $35 million. 

Position Summary

Kohelet Yeshiva is seeking a forward-thinking individual that has a strong understanding of both finance and human resources to help drive our school’s continued growth. The ideal candidate will provide planning and oversight of fiscal functions of school and leadership of HR policies and benefits. The Director of Finance and HR will join a positive and productive work environment and bring strong interpersonal and organizational skills. The Director of Finance and HR will have expertise in non-profit/school finance and a strong understanding of managing Human Resources. This person will report to and work closely with Kohelet Yeshiva’s Executive Director and the controller.



  • Financial Strategy/Reporting: Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the school’s goals and objectives. Create reports for Finance Committee, Board of Directors and Executive Director.
  • Budget Management/Forecasting: Lead the annual budgeting process, monitor budgets, and work closely with the Executive Director and department heads to ensure financial resources are allocated efficiently.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare and present accurate financial reports to the Senior Leadership Team and Board of Directors, highlighting financial performance and projections.
  • Cash Flow Management: Oversee cash flow, manage working capital, confirm all money is collected and allocated correctly to ensure the financial stability of the school.
  • Risk Management: Identify and mitigate financial risks, ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.
  • Tuition Assistance: Manages tuition assistance program, including including application procedures, award packaging, and tuition assistance decisions
  • Financial Controls: Establish and maintain robust internal financial controls to safeguard company assets and prevent financial irregularities.
  • Audit and Compliance: Oversee tax planning and compliance. Manage the  financial and external audits and ensure compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements while managing tax reporting programs and investor-endowment relations activities.



Human Resources:


  • HR Strategy: Develop and execute HR strategies that support the company's mission and goals, fostering a positive work environment.
  • Recruitment and Staffing: Oversee recruitment and onboarding processes, ensuring the acquisition of top talent. Execute letters of hire and contracts.
  • Employee Relations: Handle employee relations matters, conflict resolution, and provide guidance on HR policies and procedures. 
  • Compensation and Benefits: Develop and administer compensation and benefits programs.
  • Legal Compliance: Ensure compliance with labor laws, regulations, and industry standards and the IRS.




  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field, MBA, CPA or HR certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in financial management and human resources leadership, preferable in a school setting.
  • Strong understanding of financial principles, HR best practices, and employment law.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage budgets, financial software, and HRIS systems.
  • Proven experience in team leadership and management.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to align financial and HR strategies with organizational goals.

To learn more about the school visit To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to

Salary10,500.00 - 95,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Retirement Plans | Dental | Housing Benefit | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
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