2017 - Charter School Finance Specialist

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 06-19-2017

Partner Organization: EdOps

Fellowship Role: Charter School Finance Specialist

Organization Overview:
EdOps is a Washington, D.C.-based social venture and certified B Corp that is focused exclusively on providing high-value back office services to charter schools. We assist schools with a range of services including finance & accounting, human resources, student data management, and charter school start-up. Our goal is to provide schools with a level of professionalism in these areas that they could not achieve on their own, and in so doing allow school leaders to focus more of their time directly on boosting student achievement.

ProInspire Fellow Role Overview:
We are looking for a mission-driven individual who excels at working with clients in diverse organizations. The position is ideal for an individual looking to apply analytical skills in a growing company working to improve public education.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include:
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and presentations for school clients.
  • Assist schools with budget planning process.
  • Analyze, model, and solve problems for clients on a wide range of business issues.
  • Assist schools with a variety of business-related issues
  • Assist with accounts payable process
  • Assist with grants management
  • Record transactions in accounting system.
  • 2 to 5 years of work experience, preferably in a related field 
  • Strong MS Excel skills and financial modeling (familiarity with accounting software a plus)
  • Financial analysis and problem solving skills
  • MBA, MPP, MPA or other advanced degree with analytical focus.
  • Strong client communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Thorough, detail-oriented and quality-conscious individual who can balance multiple assignments
  • Commitment to education and knowledge of charter schools a major plus
  • Ability to travel within D.C. occasionally and work non-standard hours to attend evening board meetings, etc. 
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