Breck School is regarded as one of the finest coeducational, college preparatory schools in the country.  With students of diverse backgrounds in grades preschool through twelve, Breck is guided by a dedication to service, a commitment to character education, and a desire to foster responsible stewards of the community and the environment, Breck’s Mission is to:

  • Prepare each student for a college whose culture is compatible with the individual’s needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Help develop each student’s unique talents and potential to excel by nurturing independence and self-worth.
  • Instill in each student a deep sense of social responsibility.

You could be a part of Breck’s extraordinary passion and dedication to the success of the Breck students and community, contributing your executive lever experience, knowledge and background in finance as Breck’s new Chief Financial Officer.  CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is honored to partner with Breck School in a retained search for Breck’s new Chief Financial Officer.

The CFO leads a team of directors and managers who support many of the non-academic operations of the school.  Responsibilities include budget management, ensuring effective and efficient operations, employee management and performance evaluation.   The CFO is responsible for all financial activities including, but not limited to, financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, strategic planning, long range forecasts, salary administration, union negotiations, employee benefit administration and property, casualty and liability insurance negotiations.

The CFO is responsible for maintaining accurate financial records that serve as the basis for the annual financial and retirement plan audits and the preparation of the IRS Form 990, Form 990-T as well as ensuring compliance with all state, federal and local tax filings – including approximately 35 state income tax returns.  The CFO works closely with the advancement office to ensure the proper accounting of gifts and pledges and will be expected to be a key team member for all future construction projects.   A few key attributes of Breck’s new CFO include: ● Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration required ● Minimum 7 years of experience that includes experience at the senior level of an organization required ● Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience required ● CPA certificate or advanced degree such as an MBA preferred ● Experience in nonprofit accounting, endowments and fund accounting preferred.


Interested in learning more about this fascinating opportunity, send your letter of inquiry along with your resume in confidence to