About KIPP Bay Area Public Schools
KIPP is a non-profit network of 224 college-preparatory, public charter schools across the country educating early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students. KIPP schools are united by a common mission, a commitment to excellence, and a belief that if we help children develop the academic and character strengths they need for college and choice-filled lives, they will be able to build a better tomorrow for themselves, for their communities, and for us all.
There are currently 15 KIPP schools across the Bay Area educating nearly 6,000 students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City and supporting over 3,000 alumni around the country.
The Accounting Associate is a key member of the KIPP team and reports to the Controller. This person will assist with the day-to-day financial operations of our schools and regional office in the areas of accounting, accounts payable, financial audits, and vendor relations. Additionally, they will work with the accounting team to build a scalable and efficient financial infrastructure, provide exceptional service and support to our schools, and ensure their continued financial success.
The ideal candidate for this position will have strong organizational skills, a detail-oriented approach, and the ability to learn quickly and problem-solve. Must be an excellent communicator who enjoys working with people and is a continuous learner. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills and grow as an accounting professional. We are looking for someone who is passionate about KIPP’s mission, and is eager to learn.
The Accounting Associate will be based out of our Regional Support Office (RSO) in downtown Oakland (BART accessible).
Roles and Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Year-End Closing and Financial Audits
Potential Opportunities for Growth
Skills and Qualifications
We are dedicated to you and your family’s well-being! KIPP offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and transportation benefits.