Location: Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Berkshire Country Day School seeks a dynamic, organized and experienced professionalto serve as Business Manager. This on-site position reports to the Head of School and is an integral member of the administrative team. Position to commence July 1, 2023.
Responsibilities include the following:- Use standard accounting and bookkeeping procedures to keep accurate and continuousrecords of the cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable, donations through PayPal,MobileCause, checks, etc., twice-monthly payroll processing, and overall financialposition of the school.- Preparation of the annual budget with the Head of School, taking into account desiredincrease of tuition and salaries. Assist the Head of School with decisions regardingsalaries and benefits for all personnel. Collaborate with the Head of School to assessstrategic opportunities for the School.- Prepare monthly financials for the Head of School and Finance/Board of Trustees.Provide staff support to the Finance Committee and Executive Committee of the Boardof Trustees- Provide for the securing of an annual audit of the school’s financial records andfinancial positions. Work closely with the auditor through the process.- Oversee financial investments and banking activities, and prepare reconciliations ofthese items monthly.- Maintain appropriate levels of insurance to protect the property and to cover theliability of the school.- Manage School employee benefits and human resources..- Oversee school transportation, including coordination of transportation bus routes,schedules, and field trips.- Reconcile textbook expenses and bill to students to ensure all purchases are accountedfor; calculate daily and process monthly after-school PM program attendance.- Input reports as needed for NAIS, AISNE, etc. as needed.- To perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
Required Skills & Capacities- A bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; advanced degree or CPA highly preferable- Five years of experience in finance and accounting, preferably in an independent schoolor other not-for-profit environment..- Superior organizational skills, analytical skills and a detail-oriented work style.- Proficient in QuickBooks and school information systems. High level of proficiency inMicrosoft office and Google workplace.- Excellent oral and written communication skills.- Proven track record of success in an ethical and highly confidential environment
Community and Professional LifeWe are not only a school, we are a community. Feeling supported in your professionaldevelopment and personal growth and well-being is one of the greatest benefits we offer our faculty and staff. Of course, we provide traditional and non-traditional benefitsincluding:- A beautiful campus, set on 26 acres including a pond and trails, located across the street from the Stockbridge Bowl- Tuition remission for children of full-time employees- Full portfolio of employee benefits including:- 403(b)- 403(b) matching if currently enrolled in a plan- Disability insurance- Flexible spending account- Health insurance- Life insurance- Paid vacation- Professional development assistance
As a condition of employment, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated forCOVID-19 and able to provide proof of such vaccination. To apply for a medical orreligious exemption, please share this information with your CV.
Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and CV to the Head of School, Mary Warner, email@example.com