Business Manager

Position Details

Position Start Date – 7/1/2024
Salary/Wage – commensurate with experience
Appointment Type – Full Time


The School District of Oakfield is the highest performing district in Fond du Lac County. It is a 4K-12 school district with a student enrollment of 531. The Oakfield community is extremely supportive of academic achievement, social/emotional growth, and has high expectations for the school district.

We are seeking a full time Business Manager, responsible for the fiscal and operational functions of the district, including overseeing insurance programs, budget development, facilities, salary & compensation, transportation, food service, purchasing and other duties typically associated with a public K-12 school district. This position reports to the District Administrator.

Responsibilities include:

 Financial Management

  • Develop, monitor, and manage the district budget in collaboration with the district administrator and leadership team.
  • Develop district financial reporting, including but not limited to monthly board financial reports and all annual financial reports required by the State of Wisconsin and Federal Government.
  • In conjunction with District Administrator conduct periodic financial analysis for informed decision making utilizing the Baird Model.
  • Oversee accounts payable, receivable, and payroll processes.
  • Collaborate with district leadership to align financial goals with educational objectives.
  • Aid in communication documents for the school board to ensure transparent and engaged budget development and reporting.


  • Manage day to day operations, ensuring compliance with district policies and procedures.
  • Manage and process the accounting of all grants and claims.
  • Oversee Human Resource Responsibilities with the District Administrator.
  • Oversee payroll and benefits system that meets all federal, state, and local district requirements.
  • Oversee facilities management, including maintenance and electronic door system.
  • Work in conjunction with the district’s food service vendor and Facility Maintenance Department.
  • Manage RFP schedules for transportation, food service, snow & lawn care services, and audit services for the district.
  • Responsible for maintaining inventory reporting schedule and biannually OPEB study.

Compliance and Reporting

  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations governing school districts.
  • Follow all district policies.
  • Prepare a minimum of monthly budget reports and projections for the superintendent and school board, as well as additional reports and projections as needed.
  • Collaborate with external auditors to regulatory bodies.
  • Manage other projects and tasks as directed by the Superintendent and /or Board of Education.


  • A Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction License Number 5008 is preferred but not required.
  • School Finance experience is preferred. 
  • Experience or knowledge of educational organizations preferred.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships.
  • Creative & collaborative problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

Candidate Requirements

  • Two Years of Experience – preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree – preferred
  • Business Manager/School Business Administrator – preferred

The School District of Oakfield does not discriminate in the employment of staff on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex (including gender status, change of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity), pregnancy, creed or religion, genetic information, handicap or disability, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, military service (as defined in 111.32, Wis. Stats.), ancestry, arrest record, conviction record, use or non-use of lawful products off the District’s premises during non-working hours, declining to attend an employer-sponsored meeting or to participate in any communication with the employer about religious matters or political matters, or any other legally protected category in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. The School District of Oakfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The School District of Oakfield complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Heather Bradwin-Haseman, District Admin Assist/Payroll Specialist, at 920-583-4117,

Candidate Requirements

Years of Experience – 0
Degree – Bachelor
Additional Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts & Licenses/Certifications


Name – Tracey Conners
Title – District Administrator
Email –
Phone – 920.583.4117
Website –


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