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$70,000 to $85,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) is seeking a Finance Manager, who is socially responsible, in-tune with race and diversity in education, and is drawn towards equity. We are a Seattle not-for-profit organization with a passion for ensuring students of color and low-income students have opportunities to succeed at the highest levels. EOS seeks to hire candidates who have the skills to succeed in a rapidly growing, continuously improving, high-impact, mission-driven organization and are driven to apply their skills to support opportunities for students of color and low-income students in public high schools across the country.

Job Title: Finance Manager
Location: Seattle, WA
Reporting Relationship: Director of Finance
Salary: $70,000-$85,000 (Commensurate with experience)
Benefits Offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Retirement (403(b), PTO, phone stipend
Employment Type: Exempt Full-Time

The Finance Manager is responsible for supporting all areas relating to financial reporting. This position will be responsible for maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting support activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. The Finance Manager will report to the Director of Finance. The Finance Manager is expected to be accurate, efficient, and knowledgeable about debits and credits, the chart of accounts, accounts payable procedures, sales, and accounts receivable, payroll, and more.


In general, this role:

  • Maintains a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Participates in the preparation of accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Assists in the timely reporting of all monthly financial information to the CEO
  • Assists the Director of Finance in the daily banking requirements for deposits and monthly bank reconciliations
  • Processes quarterly tax payments
  • Maintains a list of vendor contracts against accounts payable
  • Orders office supplies and equipment
  • Manages employee travel reimbursements and preparation for client billing
  • Supports budget and forecasting activities
  • Collaborates with the Director of Finance to support overall department goals and objectives
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Coordinates with the human resources department to obtain an accurate accounting of benefits and time off for monthly payroll processing
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions
  • Works with the Director of Finance to ensure a clean and timely year end audit
  • Assists in the development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department
  • Supports Director of Finance with special projects and workflow process improvements


  • Experience as a Finance Manager
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Strong MS office skills, especially Excel
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks
  • Independent thinker
  • Organized
  • ADP payroll processing experience a plus
  • Experience with not-for-profit accounting a plus
  • Familiarity with Concur travel platform a plus

This job might be for you if:

You are committed to equity. You steadfastly believe that all students – particularly students of color and low-income students – should have opportunities to access and succeed in the most academically rigorous high school programs. You understand that working for equity is a continual journey and you are motivated by a passion for that journey.

You enjoy working collaboratively with others. You recognize that working with a diverse team of individuals with varying roles and skills can be challenging, but you enjoy this challenge. You work to find creative solutions to best fit a wide range of contexts, needs, uses, and timelines.

You love to learn and grow. You are always looking to improve and to develop new skills, and welcome constructive feedback that helps you get there. You’re excited to learn from other perspectives that will inform your thinking and to contribute to others’ learning.

You are comfortable working in a dynamic, growing organization. Equal Opportunity Schools has experienced incredible growth and success in our 10+ years of existence, but we don’t have it all figured out. You’re excited to take on the challenges that come with a relatively young organization, evolving internal systems and structures, and long-term visions that are still works in progress.

Application Process:
Interested applicants should submit a CV, and a cover letter highlighting relevant skills, and how EOS’s work, social justice, and racial equity connects with their professional goals.

Equal Opportunity Schools

About Equal Opportunity Schools:

We are a national not-for-profit organization with a mission to ensure that black, brown and low-income students have access to America’s academically challenging school programs and that they succeed at all levels. The nonprofit organization’s partnership model is consultative, collaborative, and requires a commitment to specific and measurable results. Since its incorporation in 2010, EOS has helped more than 540 schools identify tens of thousands of students of color and low-income students who qualify for – but are missing from – Advanced Placement or other rigorous levels of coursework. EOS is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Equal Opportunity Schools is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer.

Equal Opportunity Schools considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law. Equal Opportunity Schools provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures and/or process.

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Posted date: 22 days ago

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