Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences
Barnesville, MD
Grades EC - 8 with 130 students

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Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences seeks a dynamic professional to join our staff in the capacity of Business Manager. We understand that some candidates may currently be obligated under an existing employment agreement. Therefore, we will arrange a flexible start date even though our need is immediate.  This is a full time, 12-month position.

The Business Manager works strategically with the Head of School and the Board of Trustees to ensure the fiscal health of the school. Maintaining the integrity of internal funds and other valuable documents, the manager controls the flow of cash through the organization and oversees relations with third-party asset managers. They are also responsible for managing the daily financial resources of the School in a manner consistent with the mission, standards, and policies of the school. The Business Manager plans and directs the work of the Business Office, which includes, but is not limited to, management of financial operations and administrative functions as determined by the Head of School. Ensuring compliance with regulations and statutes, they will be knowledgeable regarding all federal, state, and local regulations and statutes as they affect the school.  Reporting directly to the Head of School, the Business Manager supervises and oversees the Director of Facilities & Transportation, works collaboratively with senior administrators and human resources, and acts as liaison to the Board of Trustees. The Business Manager sits on the Finance Committee of the Board as an ex officio member and attends Board Meetings regularly as needed or requested by the Head of School or Board of Trustees.
Skills and Characteristics
  • Ability to organize and strategically analyze financial data in an accurate, timely, and efficient manner
  • Mastery of database and accounting software systems. Proficiency in QuickBooks is a requirement and familiarity with Blackbaud a plus
  • Strong communication and computational skills
  • Experience in the use and management of technology systems
  • Collaborative, adaptive, and collegial style with an approachable manner
  • Strong organizational, managerial, and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of the School
Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences is an accredited coeducational independent day school for students in grades EC-8. Barnesville’s 30-acre campus consists of two school buildings, a full gymnasium, athletic field, and two playgrounds. Our mission is to provide a joyful and supportive learning environment for the development of excellence in each of us. As a School of Arts & Sciences, we seek to provide meaningful cross-curricular activities across disciplines for our students. The school, founded in 1969, is a proud member of AIMS (Association of Independent Maryland Schools), and NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools).

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