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Business Manager

LDa Architecture & Interiors

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About LDa Architecture & Interiors

LDa is an integrated architecture and interior design studio dedicated to making spaces that nurture and transform the human spirit. Our award-winning design solutions reflect a diverse range of project place and type, from residential to cultural and mission-driven organizations.

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About This Position

LDa Architecture & Interiors is seeking a Business Manager to join our collaborative team! This position is based in LDa’s Boston office (located in the SoWa Art + Design District).


The Business Manager serves a key role in the day-to-day operations of the firm. Their responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


Responsibilities include regular collaboration with firm Principals in setting firm budgets and assisting in managing firm Profit & Loss operations, including billing rates, staff utilization rates, and project profitability targets; providing monthly, quarterly, & annual reporting; working with the firm’s insurance broker on Professional Liability Insurance renewal


Responsibilities include accounts payable and receivable; setting up billing terms for new design projects; monthly invoicing; balancing the firm’s bank accounts; posting checks, wire transfers & credit card payments; reviewing staff expense reports; paying sales tax on FF&E purchases; tracking Flexible Spending withdrawals

Payroll & benefits

Responsibilities include submitting & posting payroll; reviewing & approving timesheets; tracking staff benefit time; working with the firm’s broker on annual health, disability & dental insurance renewal; updating 401k contributions; completing the annual Workers’ Compensation audit


Responsibilities include monitoring and ordering office supplies; managing office equipment leases; serving as the main point of contact for the firm with the building management team


  • At least 7 years of experience in a similar role, preferably within the AEC industry
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Excel
  • Experience using Deltek Vision
  • Excellent organization and attention-to-detail
  • Strong client relationship and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility in handling multiple projects and meeting deadlines


At LDa, we believe that our people are our greatest asset and recognize the importance of providing opportunities for learning, community engagement and service, and—last but not least—fun. LDa is an Equal Opportunity Employer and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace.

How To Apply

Please e-mail your resume and a cover letter to Human Resources at [email protected] as well as Jess Smith at [email protected] with the subject line “Business Manager.” No agencies or phone calls, please.