Business Manager

Greater Mpls Area
Business Manager
Jan 25, 2017
Feb 24, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Business Manager

Northwest Passage High School (NWPHS), a public Charter High School educating students in grades 9-12, is seeking an experienced and self-directed Business Manager.  This position is responsible for managing daily business operations including:

  • Preparing and managing the annual budget;
  • Maintaining SMART system General Ledger;
  • Monthly bank reconciliations;
  • Preparing monthly Financial Statements and reports for Board of Directors;
  • Preparation and administration of the bi-monthly payroll and employee benefit programs;
  • Preparing and filing quarterly payroll tax reports;
  • Preparation for and management of annual financial audit;
  • Financial reporting and compliance management for state and federal programs;
  • Cash flow management;

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum 3 years of financial management experience
  • Ability to function in an administrative capacity
  • Ability to organize, plan, and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees, consultants, and vendors
  • Experience in special education and general education funding preferred
  • Experience in UFARS and EDRS helpful, but not required

NWPHS specializes in project-based learning for about 180 students.  The Business Manager will have a passion for the School’s mission:  “Rekindling our hope, exploring our world, seeking our path, while building our community”.

This is a 4 day/week, 196 days/year, position with a salary commensurate with experience and full benefits.

Interested and qualified candidates will:

  • Send cover letters, resumes and letters of reference to
  • For more information contact Deb Knutson at 763-862-9235 or visit our website at

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