Business Manager Position
- EdTec is a growing, private and mission-driven company that provides
outsourced finance and business services to not-for-profit charter
schools in California. Currently there are approximately 650 charters
in the state, teaching close to 200,000 students, and spending
approximately $1 billion annually. Charters are growing by 10-15%
annually in students and revenues.
Our staff shares a commitment to improving public education by
working with our charter school clients and becoming valuable members
of our clients' operations.
Our culture is caring, casual and family-friendly. We have an
attractive loft office with plenty of natural light, a full kitchen
with regular potlucks, a foosball table and a Bar-B-Q on a private
deck. We're located in Emeryville, with good access to BART and free
We are looking for a business-oriented individual who excels at
working with clients in diverse organizations. The position involves
working in partnership with a Senior Client Manager to assist
multiple charter school clients with their fiscal management and
compliance of charter school law. As a Business Manager, you will be
supported by our staff of twenty-five business and education experts,
including payroll specialists, A/P staff, CPAs, attorneys and MBAs.
This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated self-starter who
also likes to work within a team environment. Ideally, the business
manager will share the company's enthusiasm for partnering with our
clients whose goals are to make a difference in their students' lives.
Prepare budgets, monthly financials statements, including YTD
income statements, cash flow statements, and variance analysis
(including payroll) for 4-5 school clients.
Serve as a secondary contact person for 4-5 school clients,
supporting the Senior Client Manager.
Analyze, model, and solve problems for clients on a wide
range of business issues.
Ensure that all school reports and disclosures comply with
applicable governmental regulations, professional standards, and
Engage in frequent communication with clients, charter school
boards, the CDE and other state and government agencies.
Develop a functional expertise in one or more areas of school
Lead special projects including but not limited to drafting
charter renewals, implementing budget model improvements, and
updating charter school manuals.
2 to 5 years of work experience, preferably in a related
Bachelors in Business or Accounting preferred
Strong MS Excel skills and financial modeling (familiarity
with accounting software a plus)
Financial analysis and problem solving skills
Strong client communication and interpersonal skills
Thorough, detail-oriented and quality-conscious multi-tasker
Commitment to education and knowledge of charter schools a
Ability to travel occasionally and work non-standard hours to
attend board meetings, etc.
*Email resume and cover letter to beth@...
Subject line: Client Services Business Manager
EdTec Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Compensation is competitive, based on experience. Good benefits
package (health, dental, vision, bonus, 401k, flexplan)