Finance Associate

Who You Are

  • Someone who shares our unwavering commitment to the Democracy Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars.
  • A strong communicator with outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • An expert in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel), with extensive knowledge of QuickBooks or a similar accounting program.
  • A problem solver who is eager to grow and learn (required) and proficient in bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles (preferred).
  • A college graduate.

What You'll Do

  • Manage back office accounting and finance functions for a number of our schools interfacing with school leaders and schools operations staff.
  • Perform regular accounts payable and accounts receivable processes, and assist with payroll processing.
  • Liaise with school-based staff to ensure our schools are fiscally compliant.
  • Coordinate purchasing of materials (e.g. uniforms, supplies & textbooks).
  • Execute a high volume of data entry.


Salary range is $45,000 - $55,000 commensurate with your experience. Democracy Prep employees are provided with a benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, 403B matching, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, a smartphone, and a laptop.

Meet Some of Democracy Prep Public Schools's Employees

Amanda T.

Operations Manager

Amanda manages all of the back-of-house operations that are needed to run Harlem Prep Elementary School, one of Democracy Prep’s K-5 schools, every day.

Keenan K.

Behavioral Support Specialist

From handling disciplinary issues with scholars to getting them the correct uniform, Keenan spends his days creating a safe and happy school culture where students can thrive.

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