Expense & Payroll Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Starting pay is $17-20 per hour; Dependent on experience



Start Date


Application Deadline



3601 E 1ST ST
Los Angeles
United States


The Mission

KIPP LA Public Schools is a non-profit organization that operates free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public charter schools serving students in South, Southeast, and East Los Angeles. KIPP LA’s mission is to teach the academic skills, foster the intellectual habits, and cultivate the character traits needed for our students to thrive in school, college, and life. Through the success of our students, KIPP LA's team and family will serve as a model of excellence and collaborate with others to raise the quality of education in Los Angeles.

KIPP LA currently operates 15 schools and serves approximately 6,500 students. Our team is expanding rapidly; over the next five years, we will more than double the number of students we serve.

The Opportunity

  • Responsible for reviewing company credit card transactions including receipt review to ensure accurate recording and description of transactions in the accounting system and compliance with policies and procedures
  • Review and process employee expense reports to ensure policy and procedural compliance as well as accurate recording and description of each expense
  • Utilize interpersonal skills to resolve outstanding transactional issues with employees and get them resolved in a timely manner
  • Support payroll functions under the direction of the Payroll Manager
  • Continually look for ways to improve processes and make recommendations for improvement to management
  • Provide excellent customer service to all KIPP LA employees by promptly researching and answering questions and information requests
  • Reports to Accounting Manager

The Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • 2 or more year of relevant experience is required
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new software systems Must be proficient in MS Excel; Intermediate Excel level preferred
  • Must be detailed and results-oriented; Must be a team player
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to follow directions, research and be proactive
  • Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a proven ability to meet and complete multiple deadlines and tasks

KIPP LA Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


The Perks

  • Starting pay: $17 to $20 per hour, commensurate with experience
  • 100% of healthcare premium costs covered by employer, dependents added at 50% of cost
  • KIPP LA life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with up to 6% match by KIPP LA
  • Voluntary Benefits (Pet Insurance, Supplemental Life, Accident, Short Term Disability, etc.)
  • Generous time off program includes 22 holidays, sick leave and vacation
  • Other great benefits (Flexible spending account, EAP, tuition reimbursement for dependents, etc.)

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School