Partnerships to Uplift Communities (PUC) is a non-profit charter school management organization designed to significantly increase college entrance and graduation rates for underserved students in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.
Our mission at PUC Schools is to develop and manage high quality charter schools in densely populated urban communities with overcrowded and low achieving schools. We create school programs and cultures that result in college graduation for all students. We uplift and revitalize communities through the development of educational and other supportive partnerships.
The Financial Analyst will be involved in supporting the day-to-day finance operations of a budget, forecasting, analysis and other financial duties. The Financial Analyst will work closely with the senior leadership team.
Essential Duties and responsibilities, listed but not limited, below:
Directs and oversees finance activities for PUC organization and schools.
Directs and prepares all financial statements in accordance to GAAP.
Prepares quarterly and annual compliance reporting to government regulatory agencies
Oversees the budget preparation process and actively involved with the management of budgets.
Oversees the annual financial and governmental A-133 audits – which would include work paper preparation, liaison with auditors and understanding of the governmental programs.
Oversee financial aspects of grant reporting – for both governmental and private grants.
Serves as a fiscal liaison to LAUSD, LA County, State and Federal Agencies.
Ensure internal controls are properly implemented and followed.
Works with banks and/or investment bankers to raise additional capital.
Monitor loan covenants.
Prepare financial ratios and reports for Board of Directors, CEO and Director of Finance.
Work with principals and other executives to ensure financial information is properly communicated.
Provide monthly variance analysis compared to previous year and budget.
Experience, Education & Skills Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related
3+ years experience with financial reporting and general ledger activities
Strong knowledge of accrual-based accounting
Nonprofit accounting experience a plus
Highly competent with Excel and Word
Knowledge of MIP (Sage Software) a plus
Knowledge of QuickBooks a plus
Pro-active self-starter with strong analytical skills
Must have ability to follow through with multiple tasks and meet deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, time and project management experience a must
Highly analytical with excellent problem solving skills
Ability to communicate with different constituents
Salary & Benefits
Salary will commensurate with experience.
Full benefits and additional optional benefits are offered (medical, dental, vision, life, disability, etc.).
Vacation & sick time provided.
Ongoing Professional Development.