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Business Manager $50,000-$60,000

Junipero Serra High School (Gardena)






Junipero Serra High School is a Los Angeles Archdiocesan co-educational institute seeking a full-time Business Manager. The ideal candidate is professional, organized, and well-versed in school operational vitality. The ideal candidate is a team player and collaborates easily with colleagues. They must also demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of proficient bookkeeping practices and school business procedures.

Summary of Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reports regularly to the President and Principal on all finance and daily operations necessary to run a high-performing high school, as well as developing the school’s annual budget together
  • Develops the school-wide budget and operations vision that supports and enables the academic and cultural vision of the school
  • Manages the school purchasing process by establishing clear systems for staff to request items, placing orders with vendors, tracking delivery, and coding and submitting purchases orders, invoices, and reimbursement requests
  • Responsible for all Accounts Payable and Receivable functions
  • Keeps detailed and accurate bookkeeping records through the Aplos online platform
  • Overseer of academic and programming budgets
  • Manages families’ registration and tuition payments through FACTS tuition management system
  • Submit monthly budget reports to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles
  • Guide families through CEF & tuition assistance processes
  • Acts as the school’s Human Resource officer (supported by the ADLA)
  • Ensures that that the school’s operations meet high standards of operational excellence


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of financial accounting and experience managing large operating budgets.
  • Strong project and time management skills; ability to effectively backwards plan, juggle multiple priorities with great attention to detail, and deliver consistent and timely results
  • Strong systems thinker, builder and planner
  • Sense of humility, customer service mindset and ability to proactively solve problems and make decisions quickly.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and stakeholder management and relationship building skills
  • Ability to be calm under pressure, especially in difficult financial conversations with parents and staff.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google applications
  • Unwavering commitment to Serra’s mission and willingness to go above and beyond to meet the needs of all our students, families, and staff

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • At least 2 years of work experience, preferably in education and/or business or operations management

Salary Range:


All qualified candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest to Ms. Mastantuono at for immediate consideration.

Wage Range
The rate of pay offered to the selected candidate is based on internal pay policy and budget. New hires are commonly paid at the minimum of the wage range or within the lower part of the range. We consider a number of factors when making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience, training and other department needs.

Information/Application Contact

Junipero Serra High School (Gardena)

14830 Van Ness Ave.

Gardena, CA 90249