JobID 409 : Business Manager (#1835198)

Job | Posted 3 days ago

The Business Manager is responsible for the fiscal management of the school district, operations of the business office and for providing the Superintendent and Board of Education with timely financial information.

Responsibilities (not limited to):
·Process semi-monthly payrolls including all benefit reporting/payments
·Manage finance of school district including paying of bills, development/implementation of budget, forecasting of expense/revenue, investment management, etc.
·Prepare for annual audit and work with auditors in completion of report
·Responsible for the creation and monitoring of all required business procedures throughout the school, including those related to purchasing, handling of cash and collection, etc.
·Ensure all state/federal required reporting is completed accurately and on a timely basis
·Assist with negotiations and prepare financial information for negotiations of contracts
·Attendance at School Board meetings
·Knowledge of employee benefit plans and administration
·Maintains fixed assets inventory

Qualifications (preferred)
·Experience in Accounting, Business Management, Business Administration, and/or School Finance experience preferred
·Strong analytical skills necessary to make sound decisions and recommendations
·Effective written and verbal communication skills
·Effective time management, leadership, and organizational skills
·Strong attention to detail
·Desire to learn in an ever changing work environment
·Computer proficient; Microsoft, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

The position is open until filled. The application for the position is found on the school district website at Please submit: Resume, letter of application and 3 letters of reference. Lewiston-Altura Public Schools, ISD 857, is an equal opportunity employer. Questions can be directed to Jennifer Backer-Johnson, Superintendent, at 507-522-3401.

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Lewiston-Altura Public School District

100 COUNTY RD 25, LEWISTON, MN 55952-2117
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,160 (USD)

State Average: $13,408 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 8%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.44

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 200