Finance Analyst

Scoot has an opportunity for the right candidate to join our integral and growing finance team as a Finance Analyst.

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Are you an experienced financial analyst looking for a new challenge? Interested in joining a fast-growing and fun team making a difference in education? If your answer to these questions is yes, Scoot Education could be a great fit for you.

Scoot has an opportunity for the right candidate to join our integral and growing finance team as a Finance Analyst.

You may not have heard of Scoot, so let us tell you a little about who we are, what we do, and why. We are an education staffing company, six years old in the US. We are a mission & values-led organization, our ‘why’ being to create exceptional experiences in education. We specialize in substitute staffing, and get up every morning striving to place the right teacher into the right classroom. This school year, Scoot launched our revolutionary sub-to-cert program, TeachStart, to provide an accessible pathway to full-time teaching.

Check out our websites to learn more

  • https://scoot.education/about/
  • https://teachstart.org/about

Scoot was first established in Los Angeles, CA, in 2017. We have since grown to operate across eight states, and 12 regions of the USA. We partner with public, charter and private schools across the country, with the biggest demand being for quality substitute teachers.

Perks of working at Scoot:

  • Be part of an organization committed to education
  • Startup culture where our core values drive our behaviors
  • Small teams means your ideas & opinions matter
  • Provision of medical, vision, dental insurance
  • Generous PTO (our founders are Australian: Those guys get it!)
  • Modern office: think standing desks and Macs
  • Hybrid working model, with 3 days in office and 2 WFH
  • Awesome collaborative workspace

When does the role start?
January 2024 or sooner

The role:
The Finance Analyst fuels our organization through the building and fostering of authentic relationships both internally and externally. By reliably delivering financial management and reporting on the organization’s bottom line, whilst maintaining control over the debtor & creditor ledgers, this role is a driving pillar supporting our fundamental mission of creating exceptional experiences in education.

An eye for detail, care for all people, and belief that we can all be leaders in our field will be the drivers in the success of this role. Responsiveness & urgency, proactivity & problem solving with a can-do attitude are commonplace in describing these critical team members.

You should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics
  • 1-3 years of experience in financial analysis or accounting
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel

Expectations & Responsibilities

  • Lives our BE GREAT values and positively influences other team members to do the same
  • Assist Finance Lead with monthly P&L variance analysis and commentary
  • Assist with monthly revenue entries, various month-end accruals, re-class and allocation entries
  • Balance Sheet: Prepare journal entries required for EOM for review by Finance Lead
  • Weekly Net Fee Income (NFI)/Gross Profit reconciliation: Update margin performance based on sales and payroll data
  • Credit Control: Assist with tracking outstanding AR by refreshing the aged debtor summary with current data on a daily basis
  • Cash management: Populate cashflow statement with daily cash inflow/outflows
  • Daily upload of bank statements into accounting software
  • Reconcile and resolve financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required
  • Assist with weekly accounts payable transaction reconciliations
  • Meet processing and reporting deadlines
  • Demonstrates an understanding of, and developing level of emotional intelligence (EQ): self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy & social skills.

Application requirements:

  • Up-to-date resume
  • Personalized cover letter that addresses the question ‘ What does it mean to you to BE GREAT in the workplace?’

About us:
We bring new perspectives and tech-driven, human-enabled solutions. We are small, we are nimble, we understand urgency, we get technology, we value diversity, and we have heart. When you step foot into our offices, you’ll feel and see an energy that is a unique blend of heart, creativity, fun, mission-centric and living every day based on our core values.
At Scoot Education, we place exceptional people in educational settings. We invest in teachers looking for substitute or full-time teaching positions and connect them with stellar independent, charter, private, and religiously-affiliated schools across the US.

Our “BE GREAT” values are: Belief, Exceptional, Growth, Relationships, Empower, Attitude, Team.

We’ve identified the need for quality educators to always be present and available in the classroom–globally!

Scoot Education is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our educators, our school partners, and for the local communities in which we operate.

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