The Siena School is seeking to fill the position of Business Manager beginning July 1, 2020. The Siena School, grades 4-12, with 135 students, is entering its 15th year, with an expanding enrollment. The school serves bright college-bound students with mild to moderate language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia.
The Business Manager is an integral part of the administrative team and reports directly to the Head of School. The Business Manager is responsible for overall financial management, human resources, and facilities operation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assists with preparing the annual budget. Provides regular financial reports for school leadership and the board.
Is responsible for all aspects of the business office to include tuition billing and collection, incidental billing, auxiliary programs, accounts payable/receivables, reconciliations and payroll.
Monitors all income and expenses, vendor contracts, risk management, rental agreements and banking activities.
Works with CPA to provide reporting for taxes and annual audit. Prepares vendor 1099’s.
Updates and maintains confidential personnel files, and in-processes all new employees. Stays current on new legislation and compliance requirements. Ensures that human resource policies and practices are clearly articulated and consistently applied.
Acts as a trustee for the health care consortium. Negotiates and administers employee benefit programs to include health care, group insurance and retirement fund.
Schedules and oversees all facilities management to include building and system repairs, annual equipment inspections, janitorial services and ground maintenance.
Keeps current all permitting for building and systems and ensures a safe and clean environment for students and staff to include emergency planning.
Supervises Facilities Assistant.
Responsible for facilitating maintenance and repair of buses and keeping current registrations, inspections and insurance.
Manages time allocation for facility rentals.
A bachelor’s degree, accounting or finance preferred
A minimum of five years of experience in finance/accounting
Proficiency with FACTS, Quickbooks and Excel preferred
A familiarity with human resource practices
Experience with facility management preferred
Proven success as a team player
High ethical standards
Ability to set priorities, organize, analyze, work independently, meet deadlines, problem solve and multi-task.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and is detail oriented.
The ability to work collaboratively with coworkers and other school community members
About The Siena School
The Siena School has become a national leader in educating bright, college-bound students with mild to moderate language-based learning differences. With 130 students in grades 4-12, including 40% students of color, the school has completed a new wing, increasing capacity to over 150 students. The school focuses on the professional development of its staff who have presented at national and international conferences, including the NAIS Annual Conference. Siena is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.