Linden Waldorf School of Nashville

Job Opening


Linden Waldorf School is seeking a qualified and motivated individual to serve as Business Manager.


Key Contributions


The role of the Business Manager is to provide the accurate and ethical financial backbone for school operations. The successful Business Manager inspires trust through capable policy implementation and fair and accurate record keeping and financial transactions. The Business Manager supports the school’s mission, vision, values and goals through effective allocation, careful tracking and stewardship of school resources, including financial and human resources.


Assigned Responsibilities


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

  • Bookkeeping

o   Oversee billing and accounts receivable, manage delinquent accounts

o   Manage accounts payable

o   Act as primary liaison with FACTS Tuition Management service

o   Manage all bookkeeping responsibilities including month-end close

o   Assist accountant with preparation of financial statement audit (annual) including work paper preparation

o   Furnish financial data as needed to various internal and external parties

  • Payroll and Benefits

o   Administer payroll through contracted payroll service

o   Administer benefits for all employees

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

  • Taxes & Government Oversight

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

o   Prepare tax-exempt certificates for vendors

o   Complete 1099s

o   Prepare Annual Tennessee Sales & Use Tax Return, Annual Corporate Report

o   Ensure accurate coding of gifts and donations and generate donor tax receipts

  • Finance Committee/Board of Directors

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

o   Produce financial statement and reports for Board Treasurer

o   Assist Finance Committee with creation of policy and procedures

o   Work with Finance Committee and Board to develop and implement annual budget

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

o   Manage Tuition Assistance Committee activities

o   Oversee school’s liability and property insurance needs and requirements


This position reports to the Administrative Chair and participates in general administrative team shared responsibilities as needed.  The Business Manager will maintain regular office hours throughout the year.



Our School:


Our school serves approximately 200 students in preschool through eighth grade. A dedicated, experienced, and diverse faculty is supported by a Faculty Leadership Council, Faculty Chair, Administrative Chair and a capable administrative team. Linden Waldorf School receives generous support from a strong parent community and the greater Nashville community. Visit our website,, for more information.


Our Community:


Our 12-acre campus is located in vibrant Nashville, Tennessee. Situated just minutes away from the bustle of downtown between Vanderbilt University and The Green Hills Mall, our school operates on a shared campus with Trinity Presbyterian Church.


Nashville offers a cosmopolitan sophistication with big city amenities including major league sports, museums, dance, theatre, arts and a legendary music scene. Nashville is called "The Athens of the South" and boasts 18 universities and colleges. Nestled in the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee, Nashville is a growing, multi-cultural city with a rich history and an exciting future.


Salary is scaled based on experience and education. 


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and references to or mail to Linden Waldorf School, 3201 Hillsboro Pike Nashville, TN 37215.  Our fax number is 615-354-0247.


It is the policy of Linden Waldorf School to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and not to discriminate on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status or veteran status and not to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation.



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