• Tue. Nov 28th, 2023

Carrabassett Valley Academy Business Manager

Featured Image: Three student-athletes walking through campus at Carrabassett Valley Academy. Photo courtesy of Carrabassett Valley Academy.

Carrabassett Valley Academy, located at the base of Sugarloaf Resort in the western mountains of Maine, has an immediate opening for a Business Manager. This position is responsible for overseeing the Academy’s financial management, accounting procedures, and human resources, with the goal of operating the school in an effective and efficient manner. This is a full-time, year-round position.

The campus in the fall. Photo courtesy of Carrabassett Valley School.
The campus in the fall. Photo courtesy of Carrabassett Valley School.

Minimum Qualifications:

-College degree and a minimum of 5 years experience in financial management or  accounting

-Strong knowledge of the following areas: accounting, financial reporting, payroll, budgeting, banking processes, financial data analysis, and benefits administration

-Experience in an independent school, college, not-for-profit organization, or in a small business environment preferred

-Personal interest in the Western Maine lifestyle

Essential Responsibilities

-Provides leadership, oversight and management of the day-to-day operation of the business office team (bookkeeper & HR specialist) including payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, accounting, and school supply functions.

-Collaborates with the Head of the School on financial aspects of strategic planning initiatives.

-Manages, develops and directs the annual operating budget.

-Plans and prepares forecasts of the financial condition of the school.

-Liaisons with the endowment portfolio managers, providing information on invested funds and implementing decisions of the Board Finance & Investment Committee.

-Maintains compliance with governmental regulations and changing regulatory environment by staying current on law and regulations that may affect compliance.

-Oversees the risk management function and purchases property, casualty, liability and workers compensation insurance.

-Manages human resources including employee relations, benefits and compensation, and safety for employees.

-Oversees and directs implementation and administration of employee benefit programs 

All interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Kate Punderson, Head of School at [email protected]

About Carrabassett Valley Academy

Carrabassett Valley Academy offers a balance of college preparatory academics and competitive ski & snowboard training for grades 7-12 and post graduates. Since 1982, CVA has helped aspiring student-athletes achieve more; from winning Olympic Gold to starting successful careers and becoming contributing members of their communities. Located at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain, Maine’s largest ski resort, our world-class training venues and dedicated coaching team provide our student-athletes with the tools they need to compete at their best.


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