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Finance Manager

Career Opportunities at Nelson Los Angeles Full-Time
$100,000.00 - $115,000.00 / year
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Job Number: 2138885

Finance Manager

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Compensation: $100k - $115k D.O.E.

SUMMARY

We are a well-established, Non-Profit organization looking for a Finance Manager to join our team. The Finance Manager, working closely with the Director of Finance, has the opportunity to shape and make possible the achievement of our long-term vision. To realize the envisioned impact on reform, we must successfully create and execute our financial strategy as well as manage our day-to-day finances. The Finance Manager will help create a pathway to sustainability by working with the regional leadership and improve processes and tools to produce actionable, timely and accurate financial statements and analysis.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage, coach and develop three Financial Analysts; driving team outcomes, project workplans, and professional development
  • Develop a deep understanding of the organizations funding models, state and federal education funding sources, key expense drivers, and optimization opportunities
  • Preparing annual budgets for schools, home office departments, and special programs, and shepherding through management and board approvals
  • Preparing quarterly forecasts and presenting to management and the board
  • Modeling strategic opportunities, such as new schools, facility financing, regional expansion, and grant applications
  • Standard and ad hoc analysis and reporting of financial and operational aspects of the organization for management and the Board of Directors
  • Work closely with the regional leadership to reach financial sustainability by understanding key variances, identifying long term risks and developing strategies to improve financial outcome
  • Responsible for managing and implementing a wide variety of strategic planning projects by working with multiple departments aimed at improving organizational efficiency and seeking creative solutions to some of the organization's most challenging issues
  • Assess current financial and accounting processes and identify areas for improvement, including streamlined processes that reduce time and errors from manual data entry and allow more time for value-adding analysis
  • Oversee development of detailed and interactive multiyear projection models consisting of Income Statements, Balance Sheets and Cash Flows on an individual school as well as organization-wide level, used to build annual budgets and forecasts
  • Develop deep understanding of Finance Team's service and work with school administrators and business managers to ensure the highest quality of service is achieved

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA or equivalent experience preferred
  • Experience with public K-12 school financing is a plus
  • Minimum 5-8 years in finance and accounting, including oversight of financial planning and analysis
  • Experienced in managing projects and teams
  • Ability to drive strategic decisions with a mix of financial and operational data analysis
  • Excellent ability to develop and manage financial models (VBA skills a plus) that provide actionable data and can be maintained and improved by staff
  • Creative and thoughtful about how to manage financial behavior
  • Ability to maintain positive relations with colleagues at all levels-including senior
  • leadership, central office staff and school-site administrators and staff
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects while maintaining a firm grasp of individual project details
  • High level of personal responsibility, growth mindset, strive for continuous improvement and A+ work ethic

Finance Manager

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Compensation: $100k - $115k D.O.E.


About Nelson:

For more than 45 years, we've been passionate about helping people find jobs they love - rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own. With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. For a full listing of jobs, go to: www.nelsonjobs.com http://www.nelsonjobs.com/ and click "Find Work."

 

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For more than 45 years, we’ve been passionate about helping people find jobs they love – rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own.

With Nelson, you’ll get the most out of your career. Together, we’ll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. Whether you are looking for a position in: accounting & finance, administration, computer gaming, digital media, engineering, human resources, legal, light industrial, manufacturing, or technology, Nelson helps place people in full-time, temporary, temp-to-hire, project, and contract positions. For a full listing of jobs, go to:  www.nelsonjobs.com and click “Find Work.”

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