Business Manager BERKSHIRE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL Stockbridge, MA Position Start Date: Fall 2022 Status: Full-Time
The Business Manager reports to the Head of School. Responsibilities include the following:
Use standard accounting and bookkeeping procedures to keep accurate and continuous records of the cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable, donations through PayPal, MobileCause, checks, etc., twice-monthly payroll processing, and overall financial position of the school.
Preparation of the annual budget with the Head of School and present to Finance, taking into account desired increase in tuition and salaries. Assist the Head of School with decisions regarding salaries and benefits for all personnel.
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 Board of Trustees
Provide for the securing of an annual audit of the school’s financial records and financial positions. Work closely with the auditor through the process.
Oversee financial investments and banking activities, and prepare reconciliations of these items monthly.
Maintain appropriate levels of insurance to protect the property and to cover the liability of the school.
Oversee school transportation, including coordination of transportation bus routes, schedules, and field trips.
Reconcile textbook expenses and bill students to ensure all purchases are accounted for; 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.
Community and Professional Life
We are not only a school, we are a community. Feeling supported in your professional development 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 benefits including:
A beautiful campus, set on 27 acres including a pond and trails, located across the street from the Stockbridge Bowl
Tuition remission for children of full-time employees
Planned $50,000 investment in professional development over the next two academic years
Full portfolio of employee benefits
403(b) matching if currently enrolled in a plan
Flexible spending account
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
As a condition of employment, all employees who are employed with the school are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and able to provide proof of such vaccination. To apply for a medical or religious exemption, please share this information with your CV.
Berkshire Country Day School (BCD) is a co-educational, independent school serving students age 2-grade 8 from Berkshire and Columbia Counties in Western, MA. A member of NAIS, BCD balances the wonder of childhood with academic preparation in a personalized environment that values the individuality of each student.
BCD is located in Stockbridge, MA in the heart of the Berkshires. Our 27-acre campus has an abundance of woodlands, trails, streams and a pond in addition to the handful of tudor-style cottage type classroom buildings.
At BCD we put people and relationships first, offering children a safe social and emotional space to grow into the confident adults they are meant to become. As the oldest independent school in the area, we are well-known for jump-starting lives that thrive on personal, academic and economic success rooted in values of citizenship, creativity, compassion and curiosity.