Website Maybeck High School

Job Description:

Maybeck High School, a small, independent, teacher-run, college-preparatory high school in Berkeley, seeks a full-time Business Manager for the 2024-2025 academic year. The Business Manager plays a key role in the Maybeck community and assists the School Director with managing the finances of the school.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and manage annual budget, including setting financial goals each fiscal year, reviewing the budget with the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Work with outside accountant to prepare annual review and tax forms, including Property Tax statements, 1099 forms for subcontractors, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with local business requirements, including filing annual business license.
  • Prepare financial reports as needed, including profit & loss statements and balance sheet statements for presentation to Board of Directors.
  • Coordinate all financial aid activities, including managing Clarity website, facilitating the application process, gathering documentation from families, making aid recommendations to the Finance Committee, and sending Award letters to families.
  • Manage billing, including annual tuition fees, special programs, and other charges to families. Regularly communicate with families including providing timely answers to questions and following up with unpaid accounts.
  • Manage Accounts Payable/Receivable, including payments, bank deposits, vendor invoices, credit card charges, and monthly bank and credit card statements.
  • Renew annual insurance policies, including business liability and workers’ compensation. Perform audits and acquire Certificates of Insurance as needed.
  • Prepare and process annual employee contracts and hiring and termination paperwork.
  • Facilitate open enrollment for employees and review and track employee benefits (health, dental, vision, FSA, etc.) Assist employees with leave (bereavement, sick, maternity/paternity, etc.)
  • Process wage and benefit information requests from state and local agencies.
  • Track inventory of textbooks, equipment, and furniture and submit annual Business Property filing.


  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Relevant experience in accounting or financial management including reporting, budgeting, and auditing. Proficiency with Quickbooks.
  • Knowledge of regulations and accounting standards.
  • Clear and transparent communicator, able to present complex information to small and large groups clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to collaborate on teams and a desire to participate in a teacher-led school.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development.

Maybeck High School is an equal opportunity employer.

Maybeck’s Mission:

We are a vibrant community dedicated to learning, where all forms of diversity can flourish amid mutual support, respect, and responsibility. Through our small classes, high expectations, academic excellence, and programs outside the school, students prepare for college and acquire the tools to engage actively and creatively in the wider world. For more information about Maybeck High School, visit

Position Details:

  • All staff members at Maybeck High School are compensated according to a step scale based on years of experience and degrees earned. The scale ranges from $77,562 for staff with no prior relevant experience to $120,759 for staff with 30 years of prior experience.
  • Full-time positions (80% or higher) includes medical and dental benefits, life insurance and employer contribution to a retirement account.
  • Administrative staff have generous vacation in the summer and flexible hours during school breaks throughout the year.
  • Maybeck sends staff yearly to various professional development opportunities based on staff member’s interests.

How to Apply:

To apply, email with “Business Manager” in the subject line and include:

  • Your resume, including contact information for 3 recent references
  • A cover letter explaining your interest and fit for the role

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