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Zeta Charter Schools

Finance Associate

3+ months agoNew York, NY

Join our mission
At Zeta, we pursue an unprecedented combination of high academic achievement and social-emotional development. We insist that every child receives a world-class education while fostering a love for learning. We are changing the public education landscape for all of New York City’s children, and we are uncompromising in our mission.

To achieve our vision, we are searching for a stellar Finance Associate with a Bachelor's Degree and 1-2 years of work experience in finance or consulting who is fueled by a passion for team success and continual improvement.

Deliver incredible results
As the Finance Associate at Zeta, you will support our team to ensure that Zeta has the financial freedom and flexibility to build a world-class, scaling organization and can afford all the necessary resources for excellent programming for our students. The finance team will strategically plan for our financial needs to ensure that Zeta is able to operate existing schools, open new schools, and continue to grow to achieve our big aims.

You will support Zeta’s financial strategy through:

  • Developing a robust yearly budget and managing Zeta spend to ensure the organization is financially healthy at all times

  • Creating reports, tools, and templates to communicate financial information to all stakeholders, including internal management, board members, and external parties

  • Building models for analysis of financial feasibility of potential real estate deals or projects

  • Monitoring financial activity across the organization to ensure that fraud and risk are minimized

  • Supporting day to day financial activities, such as bill payment and processing, cash flow management, payroll, etc.

Become a part of our world-class team
Our Zeta team is comprised of top talent with incredible schooling and private sector experience. We need team members who are passionate about our mission, vision, and core values. You will make a tremendous team member at Zeta if you bring a mindset of growth, flexibility, and openness to feedback. You are hungry and determined to not only meet your goals, but surpass them at all costs. You are highly skilled at effectively communicating with your team members, both in good times and bad.

We maintain an unrelenting focus on team, so you must be humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment. At Zeta, your voice will be valued. As part of a lean start-up, we expect all our teammates to wear multiple hats and have a can-do attitude about overcoming any hurdle!

We want lifelong learners who live with child-like joy and passion. At Zeta, we need you to bring your passion for learning, disrupting the status quo, and tackling problems with creative solutions. Bring your whole self to Zeta.

Apply Now
Currently, Zeta operates two schools, one in upper Manhattan and one in the South Bronx. We have big growth plans because the educational crisis is massive and requires big solutions. We plan to open two schools each year starting in 2020. Join our growing team today, and change the landscape of public education in New York City. If you can’t wait to get started, apply now!

Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.). Zeta is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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