Finance Manager, School Support

Explore Schools, Brooklyn, New York

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Date Posted January 13, 2020
Industry K-12: Charter Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Finance Manager, School Support

Brooklyn, New York


Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve. We strive to provide students with the academic skills and critical-thinking abilities they need to succeed in a college-preparatory high school and beyond.


We believe that all children can learn when immersed in a rich environment full of high expectations, rigorous academics, and caring, committed adults. We believe equity and excellence are not mutually exclusive—we can meet the needs of all students in our schools, while actively engaging parents and driving toward excellent academic results. We envision a pathway to equity that features outstanding curriculum and instruction as well as ample opportunities for students to achieve success in and out of the classroom. We believe it is both our privilege and responsibility to help close the opportunity gap in the Brooklyn community.


Explore Schools seeks a professional with a minimum of 2 years of experience in finance or operations management to fill in the role of Finance Manager, School Support. The ideal candidate has superb organizing and prioritizing skills, meeting deadlines and staying on top of important details. You have a strong analytical mind and problem-solving skills that allow to find the right solutions in time-sensitive scenarios. Additionally, you are or possess the following:


The Finance Manager, School Support provides Explore Schools’ finance support in the area of Financial Management to ensure prudent use of school funds. You will support school teams maintain reconciliation, manage their budgets, proper filing for requests, and tracking of spending, making sure we meet compliance requirements. You will travel between our schools and network office to track our schools’ budget and collaborate with the network team. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Financial Management




Explore staff enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, generous vacation-including network shutdown days, considerable matching of retirement contribution, and more.

Additionally, you can expect:


Explore is a network of 8 charter schools located in Canarsie, Crown Heights, and Flatbush communities of Brooklyn, NY. Our network office is located in DUMBO, Brooklyn. This role will require traveling: you will spend most of your week visiting our schools, and will check in at our main office regularly.


Explore Schools is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status.

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