With a rapidly growing team of 60+ education professionals around the country, EdOps works with a range of schools and networks in multiple states to ensure operational excellence in support of student achievement. We are quickly growing and always hiring! Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and start dates + location are flexible (with a current emphasis in Detroit, Kansas City, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Washington, DC).

We know that a team from a wide range of backgrounds with different life experiences, identities, opinions, and talents makes us better able to innovate and deliver on our mission of supporting schools to improve student outcomes. Every day we work to build an inclusive company culture where everyone can be themselves at work and do their best work.

If you are passionate about our mission, skilled in your field, ready to learn, and looking for a place where you can be yourself, we want to hear from you! To apply, please send resume and cover letter to dan@ed-ops.com.

Charter School Finance Specialist

Detroit, Kansas City, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Washington, DC

The charter school finance specialist position is ideal for an individual looking to apply business, analytical, and finance/accounting skills to the social sector.

Key Responsibilities:

Serve as an outsourced CFO for a portfolio of charter schools, advising these schools’ leaders and Boards on matters pertaining to financial and operational policies, strategic decisions, and long-term financial planning

Oversee all financial aspects of the schools, including accounts payable, payroll, grants administration, and financial compliance

Maintain accounting books and prepare monthly financial statements and accompanying Board presentations

Lead the annual budgeting process in partnership with school leadership

Serve as schools’ primary contact during annual financial audits and 990 preparation

Analyze, model, and solve problems on a wide range of business issues

Liaise with the schools’ Boards, the state education authority (SEA), and the charter authorizer as needed


MBA, MPP, MPA, CMA or other advanced degree with analytical focus

At least 2 years of work experience, preferably in a related field (finance, accounting, or K-12 education); additional work experience may be substituted for an advanced degree in some cases. We welcome former teachers seeking to transition into an operations role.

Strong MS Excel skills and financial modeling experience (familiarity with accounting software a plus)

Exceptional quantitative analysis, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills

Strong client communication and interpersonal skills

Commitment to education and knowledge of charter schools a major plus

Ability to occasionally travel within region and work non-standard hours to attend evening board meetings