Amy Biehl High School Finance Director

The Finance Director is responsible for the financial health of the school and is responsible for all of the duties associated with the finance/accounting office.

230 day/year Contract


  • Must have an AA Degree or higher in accounting
  • Have or be able to obtain a School Business Officials License with the NMPED
  • Knowledge of Fund Accounting
  • Fund accounting software experience
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills, MS Word and other requirements
  • A self-starter who can roll up their sleeves and get the job done
  • Must be able to multi-task and be able to jump from one thing to another with ease
  • Thorough understanding of school law
  • Must be comfortable working around high school students
  • Must pass a background check

Duties Include:


  • Prepare and monitor yearly budget
  • Prepare budget adjustment requests (BAR’s)
  • Work with Executive Director preparing long-range financial planning and budgeting

Financial Statements

  • Understand financial statements
  • Manage the cash flow issues of the school


  • Process general journal entries
  • Process payroll
  • Process payroll tax payments
  • Process payroll liability payments
  • Process quarterly payroll reports
  • Prepare all bank reconciliations
  • Bill all grants on a timely basis
  • With the Executive Director, approve purchase orders


  • Supervise the school’s bookkeeper
  • Oversight and approval of accounts payable and cash disbursements
  • Oversight of accounts receivable and cash receipts
  • Oversight of purchase order data entry
  • Oversight of Student Nutrition Program (SNAP, designations, Title 1 reporting)
  • Oversight and applying to NMPED grants

Human Resources

  • Review personnel files for accuracy
  • File documents with NM ERB, NMPSIA
  • Prepare yearly staff contracts
  • Arrange yearly, mandatory full staff trainings with Poms and Associates

Reports: PED

  • Prepare quarterly budget reports
  • Prepare quarterly cash reports
  • Prepare yearly T&E Index Report
  • Prepare yearly Membership Projections
  • Prepare all other reports as required

Reports: Other

  • Prepare monthly financial report and meeting minutes for the ABHS Governing Board
  • Prepare monthly ERB report
  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of all grant reports
  • Prepare any reports required for insurance carrier, POMS
  • Prepare other reports as required by the Executive Director

Other Duties

  • Is the school’s Chief Procurement Officer
  • Yearly new hire orientation and training for financial requirements
  • Arrange yearly meeting with outside 403b/Cafeteria Plan administrator
  • Schedule and prepare for the yearly audit
  • Lease Purchase Agreement oversight and reporting
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Professional Development

  • Attend 3 mandatory PED trainings every year

Maintain positive relationships with the following entities:

  • NM Public Education Department
  • NM Public Education Commission
  • Banking Entities
  • Insurance Providers
  • ABHS Staff
  • ABHS Governing Board (attend all meetings and support their training possibilities)
    Outside audit firm

Please submit to

Cover letter
At least one letter of reference
ABHS Employment Application

ABHS is an ERB employer

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