Business Manager

Posted on: June 27, 2023 |

Are you ready to be part of something truly exceptional? Southland College Prep Charter High School (“Southland”) is proud to be the only charter school in the State of Illinois to earn the Illinois State Board of Education’s designation of “Exemplary” for 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2022. We have a lot to boast about, including a 100% college acceptance rate for our senior class, securing over $60 million in scholarships. With our students gaining admission to all eight Ivy League schools, Southland has become a beacon of excellence in Chicago’s south suburbs and the State of Illinois. Now, we are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as a Business Manager. In this role, you will have the opportunity to play a crucial part in Southland’s continued success.

Key Qualifications and Responsibilities:
To excel in this exciting leadership position, the ideal candidate will bring a proven track record of managing a non-profit or school district business office. A minimum of a Baccalaureate in accounting is required, and a CPA and/or CSBO certification would be highly valued. You will be responsible for ensuring financial accuracy, compliance, and efficiency within our operations.
Your role as the Business Manager will include:
• Developing and managing the annual budget
• Managing the audit process and financial statement preparation
• Overseeing payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
• Managing state claims and grants
• Assisting with select HR functions
• Working closely with staff, students, administration and the Board regarding all financial matters

Why Choose Southland:
By joining our team at Southland, you will be part of an environment that demands and rewards excellence. We offer an exciting leadership position where you can make a significant impact and contribute to the continued growth and success of our students. We value the importance of a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits to attract and retain top talent.

How to Apply:
If you are ready to take on this rewarding challenge and join our team, please apply online at We are looking for an ideal candidate who can start work this July, so don’t hesitate to submit your application.

At Southland College Prep Charter High School, we are committed to providing an exceptional education and nurturing the talents of our students. Join us in shaping the future generation and making a difference in our community. Apply now and become part of our extraordinary team!