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Business Manager

Linden Waldorf School

Nashville, TN, USA

Full time


Mar 10

Linden Waldorf School​ serves Early Childhood through 8th Grades.
We envision a thriving intergenerational and diverse community of lifelong learners dedicated to fostering the ideals of Waldorf education with the intention of cultivating the intellectual curiosity, moral consciousness, and physical well-being of our students, families, and the greater community.
Linden Waldorf School's mission is to provide education that honors the developmental stages of childhood, cultivates a love of learning, and addresses the whole child through the head, hands, and heart.
We value Waldorf education and participating in its evolution; building on the foundation of Rudolf Steiner's insights into child development and actively working to keep the education relevant to our time and place.
We value education that is developmentally appropriate, addresses the whole child, is academically challenging and fosters a lifelong love of learning.
We value a thriving community built on the ideals of peace, joy, cooperation, collegiality, financial responsibility, diversity, integrity and respect.
We value a deep connection with nature that nurtures wonder and reverence for the world around us. We value bio-dynamic agriculture and other forms of environmental stewardship that create a sustainable path into the future.
We value a welcoming learning environment where faculty and staff strive to bring students to an understanding and experience of the common humanity of all the world's people - transcending stereotypes, prejudices, and divisive barriers.


Position: Business Manager Status: Full-time Salaried

This position reports to the Director of Administration. The Business Manager is hired by the Director of Administration in consultation with the Administrative Team.

This position is responsible for the overall financial management of the school, including but not limited to the following items.

Key Contributions:


Oversee billing and accounts receivable

Manage accounts payable

Manage delinquent accounts

Manage all bookkeeping responsibilities including month-end close

Tuition Management

Act as primary liaison with FACTS Tuition Management

Act as primary liaison with enrolled and prospective families regarding tuition

Manage Tuition Assistance Committee activities

Payroll and Benefits

Administer payroll through contracted payroll service

Administer benefits for all employees

Maintain accurate and updated personnel files such as employment verification, payroll changes, and insurance issues

Taxes & Government Oversight

Coordinate with accounting firm on annual financial review or audit and IRS Form 990

Prepare tax-exempt certificates for vendors

Complete 1099s

Prepare Annual State of TN Sales & Use Tax Return

Ensure accurate coding of gifts and donations and generate tax receipts

Finance Committee

Work with Board of Directors via the Finance Committee to develop and implement annual budget

Attend monthly Finance Committee meetings, assist with developing agendas, meeting materials, presentations, and minutes

Assist Finance Committee with creation of business operational policy and procedures

Produce financial statements and reports for Treasurer


Work collaboratively as an integral part of the administrative team

Maintain budget within accounting software, track income and expenditures in accordance with budget

Complete NAIS DASL surveys and AWSNA Annual Report

Oversee school's liability and property insurance needs and requirements

Make daily backups of accounting data (QuickBooks online)

Maintain regular office hours

Additional Responsibilities:

All employees share responsibility for the well-being of the school. Aspects of this responsibility are:

Attendance and participation in weekly faculty meetings as needed and all in-service sessions

Attendance/assistance at major all-school activities in accordance with the All School Event Guidelines

Attendance at the All School Meetings called by the Board of Directors

Willingness to attend applicable professional development

Other duties as assigned

Physical Job Requirements for all Linden Waldorf School Employees

Must be able to:

Remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time, standing or sitting

Move about to reach students and/or access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

Constantly/occasionally operate a computer and other office machinery

Ascend/descend stairs and traverse campus

Position self as needed, including bending, crouching, kneeling, lifting, reaching

Lift up to 40 pounds on a regular basis

Frequently communicate with students, parents, colleagues, and leadership

Actively supervise students with focus even when distractions present

Work in various outdoor weather conditions for extended periods of time

It is the policy of Linden Waldorf School to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, status as a covered veteran, or any other legally protected status, in accordance with federal and state law, and not to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, compensation, benefits, promotion, demotion, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university

Computer skills including Excel and QuickBooks or equivalent accounting software

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous bookkeeping and human resource experience

Familiarity with Waldorf education

Excellent communication skills (oral and written) as well as interpersonal skills

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

All interested candidates should send their resume to krobinson@lindenwaldorf.org.

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