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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Salary: 80k+
  • Organization Type: Education

Rosati-Kain Academy

Rosati-Kain Academy (RKA) seeks a dedicated and efficient Business Manager to support the school’s successful operation. The Business Manager will ensure the timely provision of services, equipment, and supplies necessary for the school’s success, working collaboratively with the President, Admissions staff, Advancement staff, the RKA Board of Directors, and other stakeholders. This role requires managing all non-academic operations with integrity, compliance, and excellent customer service, fostering a positive and professional environment.

Reporting directly to the President and the Board of Directors, the Business Manager will play a key role in building the school budget, achieving financial goals, and managing human resources and other non-academic activities. The Bookkeeper and the Facilities Manager will report to the Business Manager. Key responsibilities include proposing and implementing improvements for non-academic operations, developing and enforcing policies, ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, and keeping the President and the Board regularly informed on business, operational, and financial matters. The Business Manager will also manage potential claims and liabilities, serve as a liaison for the Board of Directors Finance Committee, identify and manage grant opportunities, collaborate with accountants and attorneys, and oversee facilities, IT, maintenance, security, insurance, and employee benefits.

In the realm of human resources, the Business Manager will collaborate on annual updates for faculty and staff handbooks, manage employee benefits, payroll, health insurance, and retirement plans cost-effectively, review and improve job application forms, and prepare employment agreements and job descriptions. Regarding facilities, the Business Manager will work with the Facilities Manager on operations, budgeting, future planning, and contract preparation.

The role also involves identifying and arranging the purchase or lease of supplies, services, and equipment, ensuring technology hardware and software are functional, addressing IT issues, and managing financial operations including budgets, tax returns, bank accounts, investments, income, expenses, and financial reporting. Additionally, the Business Manager will support fundraising activities, ensure compliance with grant and donor restrictions, manage expense reimbursements, and solicit and evaluate insurance proposals.

The Business Manger should embrace the mission of Rosati-Kain Academy, be passionate about managing the non-academic aspects of the school with excellence, and demonstrate a strong commitment to teamwork and collaboration.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years in small business, financial, or accounting management, or experience with non-profit organizations and educational institutions,
  • a bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, or a related field,
  • effective people management skills,
  • the ability to quickly analyze issues and learn new skills,
  • operational experience with financial software and systems (preferably Paylocity and QuickBooks), proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint),
  • strong communication skills,
  • experience in grant writing and funding applications.

To Apply: Please submit:

  1. CV/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. A list of three professional reference

Send all materials to nblazer@rosati-kain.org using Business Manager in the subject.