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Why this job: Help shape the future of students in Washington Heights and Inwood by joining the Finance team of The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, which has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and on 60 Minutes for its radical investment in teachers and its outstanding results.

Given The Equity Project's revolutionary model, this is an amazing opportunity for an individual who can effectively and enthusiastically manage the school's numerous business processes in support of our students, families, staff, and the entire school community. 

Position overview: The Business/Finance Manager is a dynamic role that requires expertise in managing the school's various business processes. The Business/Finance Manager will create financial policies, maintain the school's financial records, manage the purchasing process, support with the annual audit, manage human resource functions, and be an integral part of the school administrative team. 

Position responsibilities:

  • Financial record keeping
  • Daily bookkeeping
  • Invoicing, bill payment, financial record keeping
  • Reconciling credit card statements
  • Asset Management including accounting for all purchased equipment
  • Entering payroll in bookkeeping software
  • Purchasing
  • Manage the purchasing process for the whole school, including setting up budgets on an annual basis
  • Ensure all related paperwork is meticulously maintained 
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Auditing and financial reports
  • Manage the the annual interim audit
  • Assist in preparing quarterly and monthly financial reports for TEP's Senior Leadership Team and Board of Trustees
  • Financial Processes & Projects
  • Create, implement and train staff on financial processes and procedures
  • Identify and implement new platforms as per the needs of the school
  • Human resources 
  • Responsible for all aspects of staff onboarding and off-boarding
  • Support staff with HR related inquiries with a solutions-oriented approach
  • Manage all required compliances and teacher certifications
  • Manage health, 403b and other benefits
  • Cross-Functional Role as Admin Team Member
  • Coordinate and help staff school-wide events
  • Provide support with office phones and visitors as needed

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4+ years of demonstrated experience in a relevant role
  • Strong project planning/management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to juggle several projects at once with a spirit of flexibility and positive outlook
  • Strong data management skills and fluency with data and numbers
  • Experience with accounting and QuickBooks
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Background in HR, preferred
  • Proficiency in Spanish, preferred
  • Enjoys the challenge of, and works well in, a dynamic, fast-paced environment

Accountability: The Business Manager reports directly to TEP's Chief Financial Officer

Compensation: The Business Manager earns a competitive salary in the range of $70K to $90K based on the individual’s experience level, with benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance, 403b retirement plan, STD, LTD and Life Insurance. The Business Manager has approximately 6 weeks of vacation (which includes school vacation days).

Why this job: Help shape the future of students in Washington Heights and Inwood by joining the Finance team of The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, which has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and on 60 Minutes for…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

$70,000 - $90,000

Benefits

Medical, dental, vision insurance, 403b retirement plan, STD, LTD and Life Insurance. The Business Manager has approximately 6 weeks of vacation (which includes school vacation days).

Medical, dental, vision insurance, 403b retirement plan, STD, LTD and Life Insurance. The Business Manager has approximately 6 weeks of vacation (which includes school vacation days).

Location

On-site
549 Audubon Avenue, New York, NY 10040

How to Apply

Please submit an application through our website, here.

Please submit an application through our website, here.

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