POSITION: Corporate Staff Accountant
LOCATION: PHOENIX, AZ
REPORTS TO: GH Corporate Accounting Manager
(Full-time, benefits-eligible, immediate opening)
Great Hearts Academies is a non-profit network of charter schools dedicated to improving education by developing excelling public schools. Great Hearts’ academies are substantially outperforming other public and private schools, proving that tuition-free schools can do a superb job of educating students if they are smaller, more efficient, and set higher expectations for all students through a core, classical liberal arts curriculum. We gladly prepare our graduates for success in the best colleges and universities in the nation, but our main purpose is the formation of the soul, heart, and mind. We believe that the highest goal of education is to become good, intellectually, and morally. The success of Great Hearts is based on combining an unwavering commitment to classical liberal arts education with the understanding that our schools can constantly be improved through sound, data-driven leadership.
Great Hearts is comprised of a network of twenty-one academies in the Phoenix metropolitan region, and ten academies in Texas between San Antonio and the Dallas/Fort Worth area. At capacity, the network will graduate over 1,000 students each year. This critical mass of highly impressive graduates will change the educational landscape, and the Great Hearts network will be a catalyst for reforming public education in the United States. Information can be found at http:// greatheartsamerica.org.
Duties & Responsibilities
Great Hearts is seeking a Corporate Staff Accountant to join its dynamic and growing team. The Staff Accountant is responsible for the general accounting and financial reporting functions at the home office and is the initial liaison between the home office and the schools. The right candidate will be detailed oriented with strong work ethic and excellent communication skills.
Primary responsibilities include:
Qualifications, Competencies and Strengths
The Corporate Staff Accountant position offers an exceptional opportunity to develop professionally and contribute meaningfully to a unique organization which is changing K-12 education in this country. While experience in education is not a requirement, Great Hearts is seeking people who are passionate and committed to K-12 education reform.
Personal Qualities and Values
We value each of our team members as individuals but believe that we achieve the greatest results by working together. We willingly sacrifice individual interests and recognition for greater collective impact. The candidate should enjoy being a team player. A vibrant shared services center, and the competitive aspiration, well-being, and camaraderie of our employees, is an essential complement to our academic communities.
The nine core virtues that we seek to model and instill in our students are:
Great Hearts offers a very competitive benefits package and overall compensation will be commensurate with talent, experience and education.
TO APPLY: Candidates must apply using our online application, accessible via our website www.greatheartsaz.org – Click on "CAREERS" and then "Open Positions" to view job descriptions/openings and submit application materials including your resume. For general information/questions regarding the application or hiring process please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org