Business Manager

  • The Burlington School
  • Burlington, NC
  • Nov 20, 2023
Full time Business

Job Description

Business Manager

The Burlington School, Inc.

Location: Burlington, North Carolina

The Burlington School, Inc. seeks a full-time Business Manager to support all financial operations of the school. The Burlington School is accredited by SAIS and is the premier Preschool 3 through 12th grade independent school in Alamance County. The school offers programs in academics, athletics and the arts and is a vibrant learning community of 409 students and 60 faculty. Rigorous academics and individual attention make TBS one of the best college preparatory schools in the North Carolina Triad area. The school’s website can be found at

The Business Manager is responsible for all facets of the accounting, financial management and human resources. Duties and responsibilities include:

Accounting & financial management

·         Accounts payable and receivable

·         Preparation of the annual budget

·         Preparation of monthly and year-end financial statements

·         Assist outside CPA firm with preparation of annual reviewed financial statements and tax return

·         Organize the school’s risk management committee and serve as the liaison with the school’s insurance representative regarding specific issues

·         Serve on the school’s Leadership team

·         Staff liaison to the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustee

Human resources

·         Preparation of monthly payroll via a 3rd party payroll vendor

·         Annual employment contract

·         Onboarding new employees

·         Management of employee benefit plans including retirement and health plans

·         FMLA and COBRA compliance

Position requirements:

·         Bachelor’s degree required

·         Strong background in accounting

·         Experience in an educational or non-profit setting preferred

·         Detail-oriented, with excellent time-management skills

School benefits:

·         A full benefits package includes a 401k plan with an employer match, medical, dental, vision, short-term & long-term disability

·         Tuition remission for children attending the school

Position reports to the Head of School

Position start date is June 1, 2024

Application process:

Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest and resume to Donna Jones at