Business Manager

Posted by
The Jung Center | Houston, TX

The Jung Center

Published 16 days ago

Start Date

June 24, 2019

Application Deadline

June 10, 2019


$42,000 - $45,000

Our Mission. For more than sixty years, The Jung Center has served as a unique nonprofit resource—a forum for dynamic conversations on a diverse range of psychological, artistic, and spiritual topics. Our mission is to support the development of greater self-awareness, creative expression, and psychological insight—individually, in relationships, and within the community. Our educational and outreach programs enrich lives and enlighten the spirit. Our classes promote a journey of personal growth and a deepening commitment to the community we share. More on our organization follows the job description.

Business Manager

The Business Manager oversees and coordinates day-to-day operations in several important areas of the organization, including finance, human resources, and facilities. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Business Manager works closely with the Development and manages contracted Accounting / HR support to ensure smooth operation of the office and facility, compliance with financial and HR policies, and accurate maintenance of financial, personnel, and administrative records.

Financial Office

In concert with the Executive Director, ensures the organization is meeting its obligations relating to internal policies and external financial reporting and compliance.

Oversees the preparation and periodic recasting of the annual organizational budget. Tracks performance against budget and cash flow forecasts in conjunction with contracted accounting support.

Assists with the design of financial policies and oversee compliance with internal control procedures.

Acts as the primary interface with the bookkeeping system QuickBooks to enter deposits, invoices, and related transactions.

Acts as the primary interface with vendors including vendor set-up, invoice and payment, vendor performance, and risk management.

Interfaces with the auditors in conjunction with the external accounting firm to schedule and manage the annual audit, preparation and filing of financial statements and related regulatory and tax filings.

Interfaces with banking and investment organizations, maintaining administrative controls, overseeing performance of bank functions, and resolving issues.

Interfaces with the investment organizations for advice on the performance and management of investment funds and reporting to the Finance/Executive committees and related Board groups. 

Maintains financial management reports and Board of Trustees reports. Coordinates with the development team to maintain database records in order to satisfy financial reporting and development objectives.

• Supervises the Registrar’s duties to create processes and timelines for the accurate entry of transactions in the CRM system.

• Reconciliation of the CRM system to the financial records for programming and contributions.

Human Resources

Coordinates the maintenance of the HR function with the external contractor, including monthly payroll and related tax processing, managing employee benefits, attendance, vacation, and reviewing associated management reports.

Supports the Executive Director’s hiring, performance review, and termination processes, including resume screening, interviews, regulatory screening (e.g., CORI), on-boarding of new staff, personnel records, and board reporting materials.

Administration, Facilities, Risk and Information Systems Management

Manages lease and commercial insurance relationships and renewals (Commercial Liability, D&O Liability, Employee Fidelity, Flood, and Workman’s Compensation.)

Oversees the establishment and maintenance of the IT Governance policy in conjunction with the IT personnel to implement adequate internal controls and manage risks that will affect the continuity and financial health of the organization. 

Oversees performance of maintenance, cleaning, and other facilities vendors.

Initiates or supports special projects in areas of responsibility (as assigned by the Executive Director).

Maintains office equipment, lightbulbs supplies, stationery, etc.

Coordinates staff coverage.

Board Support

Manages Board of Trustees reporting cycle.

Compiles and distribute packets for Board, Executive and Finance committee meetings.

Transmits meeting reminders to board members.

Compiles agendas with input from the Executive Director, President, and Treasurer.

Updates and distributes board lists, committee lists, meeting dates, and other pertinent information for board members.

Provides logistical coordination for board and committee meetings, including catering.


The ideal candidate for this position will have:

A bachelor’s degree 

Two years of office management experience, including HR management 

Fluency in QuickBooks and the MS Office Suite

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong project management skills

More about The Jung Center:

Educational Programs. The Center offers a wide variety of programs taught by professionals in the disciplines of psychology, spirituality, education, the humanities, and the arts. Our programs are offered in three semesters each year, and onsite we serve more than 25,000 people each year.

Bookstore and Media Center. The Jung Center Bookstore and Media Center includes the largest collection of of books and journals on Jungian psychology in the Southwest and offers a one-of-a-kind selection of audio recordings for purchase. The bookstore also serves as an oasis of calm in a busy city with its diverse collection of books, cards, and gifts with a focus on psychology, the humanities, and spirituality. 

Museum, Art Gallery & Exhibits. As a testament to our dedication to the arts, The Jung Center is an active member of the Houston Museum District. The Art and Exhibitions Committee of The Jung Center showcases rotating exhibits of work by established and emerging artists. The gallery and our permanent collection, which includes works by Peter Birkhäuser, is open to the public with free admission during business hours, including Saturdays. 

Community Outreach. The Jung Center serves Houstonians through outreach programs and partnerships with respected nonprofit organizations and medical institutions. Our programs serve at-risk children, professional caregivers, and those treating patients with life-threatening illnesses. 

Our Mission. For more than sixty years, The Jung Center has served as a unique nonprofit resource—a forum for dynamic conversations on a diverse range of psychological, artistic, and spiritual topics. Our mission is to support the development…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial


Medical, Dental, Vision, and Long-Term Disability included

401k (no employer contribution)

Medical, Dental, Vision, and Long-Term Disability included

401k (no employer contribution)

How To Apply

Please include a cover letter and resume.

Please include a cover letter and resume.


5200 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006