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 Accounting Manager with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and 3-5 years of work experience in accounting, finance, or consulting who is fueled by a passion for team success and continuous improvement. CPA is highly preferred.
Deliver powerful results
In the Accounting Manager role 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 afford all the necessary resources for excellent programming for our students. The Finance and Accounting Team drives financial operations and strategies that ensure that Zeta is able to operate existing schools, open new schools, and continue to grow towards our biggest goals.
You will support Zeta’s financial strategy through:
Developing new and improving existing workflows to scale financial operations and streamline month-end close, while maintaining robust financial controls
Creating and maintaining reports, templates and schedules for internal and external stakeholders
Leading interim and year end audit, organizing information from internal teammates and external vendors
Being the product owner of our accounting system, proactively executing configuration changes that enhance strategic reporting and facilitate more data-driven decision making
Project managing financial system implementations and integrations
Managing accounting vendors to a high degree of accuracy and efficiency
Exemplifying Zeta’s core value of “Stewarding Resources for Greatest Impact”
Wearing multiple hats as part of a startup team
Join our passionate community
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.
The salary range for this position is $75,000-90,000. Compensation is based on candidates' qualifications and experience.
Currently, Zeta operates multiple schools, in the South Bronx and Upper Manhattan. We have big growth plans because the educational crisis is massive and requires big solutions. We plan to open 1-2 schools each year. 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!
Equity is at the heart of our mission. We have a deep commitment to pursuing diversity and striving for equity. Zeta is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.).
COVID-19 vaccination mandate: Employment with Zeta Charter Schools is conditioned on proof of full vaccination and booster against the COVID-19 virus or approval of an exemption due to a qualifying medical condition.