School Finance Manager

Contact Name:
Kate Pletcher | [email protected]

Description: Our client is a well known social enterprise that is committed to improving and aiding charter schools using a wide variety of operational and financial services. They are looking for a School Finance Manager to help charter schools with financing, budget planning, as well as other special financial projects.
- Be the lead contact person for school clients, including managing the client relationship and working with the client’s accounting, payroll, AP, and admin teams to provide excellent customer service
- Prepare with the accounting team monthly financial statements, including YTD income statements, cash flow statements, and variance analysis for school clients
- Create presentations analyzing the key issues in the financial statements and offer recommendations for changes in the school operations
- Analyze, model, and solve problems for school clients on a wide range of business issues
- Manage the budget development and tracking for client schools
- Ensure that all school reports and disclosures comply with applicable governmental regulations, professional standards, and organizational policies
- Develop functional expertise in one or more areas of school business operations
- Advanced degree or equivalent public/private sector business or school operations experience, preferred
- 4-8+ years work experience
- Strong communication, written and analytical skills
- Customer service orientation or experience in client services
- Expertise with Microsoft Excel, financial modeling, and forecasting
- Experience in business development and marketing initiatives
- Ability to travel occasionally and work non-standard hours to attend board meetings, etc.
- Commitment to education and knowledge of charter schools, a plus
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