Position Opening: Business Manager

Reports to:  President

Primary Job Summary:  Organizes, controls and directs the school’s accounting and reporting system in conformance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Board of Trustee policies. Coordinates employee compensation and benefits, payroll, federal and state reporting, etc.

Performance Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Establish, develop and implement accounting policies in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Receive monies for the purposes of the Oakdale ministry; deposit funds in designated depository; withdraw funds as approved & needed.
  • Coordinate and direct the receipting of funds; invest idle funds; review and coordinate funds for cash flow analysis and cash management.
  • Maintain full and complete account of funds and make report as required by the president and the board of trustees.
  • Analyze, review and prepare a variety of financial statements and reports related to assigned functions.
  • Compute salaries, prepare checks and monthly payroll reports; balance monthly and year-end fiscal and W-2 reports.
  • Coordinate the internal auditing and assist external auditors to assure adequate control and compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Solicit and assist in awarding bids for services and contractors.
  • Oversee student billing and negotiations with student families for billing agreements.
  • Process new employee payroll and benefit paperwork.
  • Calculate and pay federal, state, and local payroll tax payments.
  • Administer retirement plans and health benefit programs.
  • Create pay and fringe benefit packages for prospective employees.
  • Process background checks on all prospective employees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Ministry

All staff are expected to participate in areas of the Oakdale ministry beyond the Duties and Responsibilities as listed above.

Knowledge and Abilities:


  • Generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Accounting and reporting policies.
  • Principles and practices of general and fund accounting.
  • Proper hiring practices.
  • Budget preparation and control.
  • Preparation of reports and other written material.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal relation skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Board organization, operations, policies and objectives
  • Technical aspects of field of specialty
  • Cost and revenue analysis.
  • Data processing equipment, systems and applications to accounting.
  • State and federal tax regulations.
  • State and federal employment laws.
  • Methods, techniques and practices of maintaining complex interrelated financial records.


  • Organize, coordinate and oversee a variety of complex budget and accounting functions including operation and capital budgets, accounting and reporting systems, internal auditing, general ledger. cost accounting, payroll and benefits, accounts payable, accounts receivable and fixed assets systems.
  • Perform professional accounting duties.
  • Prepare financial analysis, projections and forecasts.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Read, interpret and follow rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Establish audit standards and internal controls.
  • Prepare budgets and maintain financial records.

For more information, contact:

Daniel Fisher, President, 5801 Beattyville Rd, Jackson, KY 41339, dfisher@oakdalechristian.org

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