California Education Partners (Ed Partners) is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco that supports leadership teams from district school systems across California in a process that allows them to learn from one another and address their common challenges in new and powerful ways, and, in doing so, to build a lasting culture of improvement. Ed Partners brings together leaders to innovate, improve and build internal capacity as learning organizations so they can serve all students well today and into the future. Ed Partners’ role is to facilitate and empower educators to work together and learn from each other as they work to improve their effectiveness for the children they serve.
California Education Partners is seeking a candidate with a proven background in nonprofit finance who is also a strategic thinker and strong relationship builder. As it is poised to triple its impact over the next five years, Ed Partners needs someone with a growth mindset who can both oversee its daily finance and business operations and report up to the Senior Partner in charge of these efforts to ensure alignment of team activities to broader organizational goals. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the day to day business activities and financial analysis in support of collaborative opportunities for districts throughout the state.
The Director of Finance will be committed to Ed Partners’ organizational values, including the idea that traditional school districts can be important change agents, that the people within them are the experts on how to improve achievement for their students and that district leaders working collectively can learn from one another and solve problems. S/he will be a seasoned professional with experience collaborating with cross functional teams and managing up to senior executives, with a flexible mindset and entrepreneurial spirit. Expertise in nonprofit finance, budgeting, and project management are required. Top-notch communication skills are essential, as is a willingness to flex as needs evolve.
Job Description: Director of Finance
Under the direction of the Ed Partners’ Senior Partner overseeing finance, the Director will serve as the lead financial officer of the organization. The Director will be responsible for insuring the financial health of the organization through systems and tools creating a sustainable and continuously improving financial strategy.
Key Areas of Responsibility Include but are Not Limited To:
Finance & Accounting
*Duties and responsibilities may change. All California Education Partners employees are encouraged to be flexible and responsive to changes in scope of duties.
In order to fulfill these responsibilities, the ideal Director of Finance will be:
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
This position is full time, salaried position. Full time employees are eligible for the following benefits:
Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org the subject line, “Director of Finance”
Please provide up to three letters of recommendation • No phone calls, please