The Business Office Manager is responsible for managing the financial and physical resources of the school they serve. They report directly to the Director of Finance and Operations. The job requires a minimum of several days/week work on campus.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Business Office Manager will:
Oversee financial policies, procedures, and internal controls to safeguard assets, protect confidential information, and ensure accurate financial reporting.
Oversee school business functions, including but not limited to: tuition billing and collections (includes updating student accounts financial aid and discounts), month end close and reconciliation of sub-ledgers, cash / checks deposits, month end actual to budget variance report, update monthly investments and annual budget load, cash flow and cash management.
Provide monthly financial reports to the Director of Finance and Operations (DFO), participate in the development of school strategy, providing recommendations, financial analysis, projections, and other data.
Collaborate with the DFO in meeting fiduciary responsibilities.
Understand the culture and climate of the school and the wider educational environment.
Assist with models and forecasting.
A minimum bachelor’s degree, accounting or finance required.
Five years of experience in not for profit finance/accounting preferred.
Proven success in an administrative role.
Demonstrated leadership qualities – organizing and streamlining processes
High ethical standards
Excellent oral and written communication skills
The ability to work collaboratively with coworkers
Keen analytical skills and a detail-oriented work style