Mackintosh Academy, Boulder, an independent K-8th school is seeking a Business Manager for spring of 2018. Mackintosh Academy is a co-educational, IB world school, serving gifted students in the Boulder area and beyond. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, innovative, and entrepreneurial person to help create a Business Office from the ground up while collaborating on a capital campaign aimed at campus, programmatic, and scholarship expansions. Mackintosh Academy is a vibrant, growing independent school that focuses on hands-on experiential education with a dynamic, talented, and highly motivated faculty, staff and leadership team.
Broad Scope of Position: The Business Manager reports to the Head of School and is a critical member on the School’s Leadership Team. The Business Manager is responsible for supervising and/or leading: Accounting, Finance, Treasury, Human Resources, Facilities, IT and Risk Management. In addition, the Business Manager attends Board meetings and serves on various finance, fundraising, and investment committees.
Responsible for all areas of accounting functions, including developing and overseeing appropriate financial procedures and controls.
Responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, and monthly payroll.
Reviews and oversees cash, liquidity, and balance sheet management.
Collaborates with Head of School to plan, support, and manage regular unrestricted giving campaigns including
the annual fund, annual auction, grants, donations, and impact giving.
Collaborates with Head of School to support and manage capital campaign funds and associated campus
expansion financial management.
Responsible for the preparation and presentation of regular fiscal statements and analysis of accounts.
Responsible for development and monitoring of annual financial budget as well as long range financial plans.
Responsible for preparing all supporting materials for annual audit.
Works with Head of School to create wage models and helps prepare faculty & staff wage agreements.
Evaluate, create, update and communicate employee benefit programs.
Formulate and revise employment policies.
Evaluate, purchase and oversee property, liability, D & O and workers’ compensation insurance programs.
Review and supervise all vendor contracts (e.g. telephones, Blackbaud, copiers, etc.)
Serves on the Tuition Assistance Committee.
Supports reenrollment and student contract management.
Supervises Facilities Manager and develops and oversees a PPRRSM budget and planning.
Direct supervisor of technology systems and infrastructure.
Collaborates in the selection of business, technology and IT strategy.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
Board and Other:
Supports capital campaigns, fundraising and investment practices and policies.
Prepare all supporting materials for regular Finance and Fundraising committees.
Prepare a regular forecasts, property and business statements for administration and finance committee of the
board. To include monthly operating statement for the head of school and Board of Directors.
Exhibit the following core values and leadership skills:
Independent, enthusiastic, high self-esteem and a sense of humor.
Honest, reliable, and strong integrity - takes pride in quality work.
Strategic, pragmatic and creative thinker
Empathetic and compassionate
Open and collaborative management style
Exceptional time management skills
Please send/email cover letter, resumé and salary requirements to:
Head of School
Mackintosh Academy, Boulder
6717 South Boulder Road / Boulder, CO 80303
Please no phone calls
For more information about Mackintosh Academy, visit our Website: http://www.mackintoshacademy.com Mackintosh Academy is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in business, accounting or finance and administration with a strong grasp of accounting. CPA, a plus.
MBA or related advanced degree preferred.
5+ years of experience in a CFO, Controller, or Assistant CFO/Controller/ Business Manager role (Director of
Finance and Operations).
Strong background in finance, budgeting, investing, and cash management.
Experience with non-profits or independent schools, a plus.
Experience and skill with advanced technology including: modern data management systems, Office suite, accounting and fundraising software, etc.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive and commensurate with experience and training
About Mackintosh Academy - Boulder
To learn more about Mack Boulder visit: www.mackintoshacademy.com and watch our recent videos about Why Mack Matters to Students: https://youtu.be/oBOKfPYbiQE and Why Mack Matters to Parents: