Finance Manager for a Leading Charter School Organization

Kate Pletcher | [email protected]
Our client is a leading charter school organization dedicated to transforming the face of public education in historically under-served areas. They are known for providing an empowering support network, innovative and customized teaching methods, and community outreach. They are seeking a Finance Manager to work closely with the Director of Finance. The Finance Manager will provide precise and punctual financial statements and analyses in order to support our client’s ultimate goal of expanding their mission to other regions around the U.S.
Responsibilities:- Design project workplans and leadership development initiatives for a team of three Financial Analysts- Learn and understand the organization’s funding models and sources, expenses, and discover opportunities for new funding- General finance strategy, such as financial analyses and reporting, forecast reviews for the Board of Directors, and annual budgeting for schools, home offices, and special projects- Work with multiple departments in order to identify strategies to minimize potential risks and improve overall financial outcome- Supervise and assist with the creation of in-depth, long-term financial projections, including cash flow analysis, balance sheets, and income statements
Qualifications:- Bachelor’s degree required, MBA or equivalent experience strongly preferred- Minimum of 5-8 years in finance or accounting--experience with public education financing a plus- Experience managing teams and multiple projects at once, bearing in mind the individual project details and objectives- Ability to lead strategic initiatives—interpret financial data and create insightful models that can be upheld and improved by team members over time- Thoughtfulness and creativity, ability to work side by side with colleagues at various levels and from different departments- Growth mindset with a drive for personal and professional improvement- Commitment to the organization’s mission and a desire to be part of improving the communities that they serve
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