Classical Charter Schools

Business Associate

1 month ago


Classical Charter Schools are high-performing public charter schools in the South Bronx. We seek to develop an uncompromising but purposeful education program that liberates teachers and scholars from distraction, transforming the classroom into an environment sharply focused on learning. Despite serving students typically deemed ‘at-risk,’ we consistently outperform over 90% of New York schools and won the National Blue Ribbon Award in 2014.


The Business Associate supports our schools through providing the financial discipline and transparency needed for the organization to run smoothly and effect real change in the classroom. Business Associates must demonstrate high levels of professionalism and urgency, and excellent organizational skills. Reporting directly to the Business Manager, the Business Associate will perform the following responsibilities:

  • Provide benefits and HR administration to a growing network (currently over 180 employees)
  • Perform essential accounting duties (Intacct, docusign, and such as processing invoices, resolving billing issues with our vendors, generating various contracts and work on other projects as needed.
  • Work closely with the schools’ financial consultants for support and review
  • Create quarterly and annual reports for city, state, authorizer, and Board of Trustees
  • Manage annual financial audit, tax filings and 990 filings with independent auditor
  • Work with Executive Director on grantwriting and fundraising initiatives
  • Execute all payroll and staff reimbursement responsibilities (over $9 million per year)

We offer a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, plus 401(k) matching.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Alignment to Classical Charter School’s mission
  • Preferably 2-3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in schools a plus but not required
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and Intacct a plus but not required


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