175 Phelan Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94112
(415) 586-8200
About Us :: Employment Opportunities

Archbishop Riordan High School is an urban Catholic high school for boys, owned by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco and conducted by the Society of Mary, the Marianists, who are assisted by lay men and women. ARHS reflects the cultural heritage of the ethnic groups of the City of San Francisco and its adjacent communities. We respect the integrity of each individual as a unique human being and welcome students of varying abilities and interests.

The administration, faculty and staff of ARHS strive to create an environment where each student is able to reach his potential. It is the teacher's primary objective to implement the Characteristics of Marianist Education and to live the school's mission and philosophy to create a faith-filled and academically rigorous learning environment.

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About Archbishop Riordan High School

Archbishop Riordan High School, an Archdiocesan Catholic High School in the Marianist tradition, prepares young men of the Bay Area for leadership through its inclusive college preparatory curriculum, its emphasis on formation in faith, and its dedication to community service and justice. In a diverse family environment, Archbishop Riordan fosters development in faith, character, academics, athletics and the arts. More information about our school can be found at www.riordanhs.org.

Job Description: Director of Finance
The Director of Finance will be a strategic thought partner and report to the Senior Director of Business Operations. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and will lead and develop an internal team to support finance, business planning and budgeting.

The Director of Finance will play a critical role in partnering with the school administration in strategic decision-making and operations as Riordan continues to enhance its quality education as well as build enrollment. This is a wonderful opportunity for a finance and operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high impact school.


  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of trustees; assess any changes necessary.
  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the finance committee and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep administration abreast of the school’s financial status.
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
  • Ensure that tuition collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support school requirements.
  • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices in accordance with GAAP.
  • Effectively communicate and present financial matters to the board of trustees.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS/BA in accounting or business with accounting emphasis
  • Minimum of 5 years of high level accounting experience
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP with clear understanding of applying accounting principles, cost allocation procedures and non-profit fund accounting

Additional preferred qualifications

  • Practicing Roman Catholic
  • Strong knowledge of accounting software (Serenic, Financial Edge, Raiser’s Edge)
  • Highly organized and ability to multi-task
  • Experience in school or non-profit environment

This is a year round position.

To apply, please email your Letter of Interest and Resume to:
Mr. Gary Whitehouse
Senior Director of Business Operations

The Archdiocese of San Francisco will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation. The Archdiocese of San Francisco will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

For information about teaching opportunities, please contact:

Mr. Michael O'Brien
Dean of Curriculum