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14 Oct 2021

Finance Finance Manager

Prospect Ridge Academy Charter School
 Broomfield, Broomfield County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Finance Manager Job Description
All employees at Prospect Ridge Academy work together to create academic, social, and ethical leaders. Every employee at Prospect Ridge Academy is expected to deliver exceptional customer service skills to our students, parents, and PRA community. Prospect Ridge Academy is a dynamic school, subject to changing work environments, adaptation of new educational principles and values, and evolving culture. Adaptability to change is essential. This job description is an overview of duties and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed.

The Finance Manager is responsible for maintaining the school’s financial records. This position will accomplish these duties while working with staff toward achieving the goals set forth in the Prospect Ridge Academy Mission Statements.

The Finance Manager is responsible for:

Financial Management

In partnership with the Finance and Business Director:

  • Manage month end close, journal entries, and general accounting processes
  • Manage audit process and other compliance issues
  • Oversee daily finance operations and processes, including the management of the purchasing card program
  • Develop and manage internal and external financial reports
  • Assist in annual budget development


Oversee and process payroll including:

  • Collect & verify all time sheets, including substitutes and hourly employees
  • Maintain changes and corrections to employee tax withholdings and bank options.
  • Verify payroll salaries & account codes are correct
  • Reconcile, balance all medical, dental, vision, and retirement withdrawals.
  • Enter and maintain current garnishments of pay for employees
  • Remit payments for various general payroll deductions taken from paychecks
  • Create and submit monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll reports to PERA, IRS, State of Colorado, unemployment, W4 and W2

System Data Integrity

  • Work with Business and Finance Team to ensure appropriate segregation of duties is maintained in finance and HR systems
  • Work in partnership with the HR Manager in assuring all employee data is correct

Other Duties as assigned 

  • Supervise Finance Assistant
  • Attend Finance Committee meetings
  • Provide internal and external customer support; answer inquiries, and provide information as requested


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • Prior finance experience required, preferably in an educational or non-profit setting
  • Skilled in use of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in accounting software
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Resourceful in generating creative solutions to problems

Hiring Range

$55,968 – $62,964 per year


  • Prospect Ridge Academy also offers  a total compensation package including:
  • MEDICAL: There are three options for Medical coverage.
  • DENTAL: Dental insurance is provided by Delta Dental of Colorado.
  • Vision: Vision insurance is provided by VSP.
  • LIFE/AD&D: You are provided 1x your annual salary as group term life insurance through Lincoln Financial Group.
  • STD/LTD: PRA pays the entire cost of both short and long-term disability benefits.
  • PERA: Administered by Colorado PERA, this is a tax-deferred retirement account to which you contribute 10% of your monthly earnings.  Additionally, PRA contributes 20.9% to the PERA pension trust fund on your behalf.

How to Apply

To apply please click on this link to be directed to the posting or navigate to our website and find all our postings under "About" -> "Employment Opportunities"

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Finance. Job Tags: accounting, budget, finance, and Payroll. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.