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Business Manager Assistant

Christine Duncan Heritage Academy is currently seeking to fill their open Business Manager Assistant position.

Job Overview

School Business Manager Assistant

This is a growth opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join the finance team at Christine Duncan Heritage Academy, a public charter school authorized by the Albuquerque Public Schools. CDHA offers high standards of excellence as it prepares New Mexico’s bilingual and talented students to compete internationally. CDHA is currently accredited by COGNIA.

As the business manager assistant, you will utilize your accounting, analytical and business management skills to support the mission of Christine Duncan Heritage Academy.

The work is challenging, but you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to create new opportunities for New Mexico students who demonstrate exceptional promise, aptitude and passion for academics, language, and culture.

Required Skills

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Accounting, Business or related field (at least 12 credits in Accounting or Business coursework).
  • Must be familiar with business software programs
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and work effectively with high profile personnel
  • Must be able to learn appropriate software and assist with business office transactions
  • Knowledge of Grants and Federal Programs preferred
  • Must live within 20-minute driving time from CDHA or be willing to relocate.
  • Minimum 5 years of office experience.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for assisting the business manager with all financial operations, including school budget, school calendar, payroll, Accounts Payable, purchasing, capital requests, cash, long range planning and annual audits.
  • Responsible for assisting the business manager with non-academic support services such as facilities, lunch program and safety.
  • Assists business office staff and transactions.
  • Assist in handling financial compliance issues and reporting to the New Mexico Public Education Department.
  • Assists in overseeing construction projects, as needed.
  • Assist in managing the financial affairs of both the Charter School and the Non-Profit Foundation
  • Assists in focusing on Financial Corrective Action Plan goals and objectives
  • Facilitate teacher learning.
  • Assists in providing guidance to school personnel on local, state, federal regulations as it pertains to financial transactions.
  • Attends required trainings.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experience:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Payroll
  • Human Resources Experience
  • Proficiency in Spanish
  • Experience in Dual Language Education Programs
  • Experience with MOE for Title I and Special Education
  • Experience with Federal Programs
  • Understanding Charter Schools
  • Demonstrate knowledge of technology; word processing, database and spreadsheet software including Excel
  • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations.

Application Process

Submit resume to Dr. Jesús Moncada at or deliver it in person at 1900 Atrisco Dr. NW, Albuquerque, NM. 87120.

Contact Information

Jesus Moncada, Principal, Email: