RISE Prep Mayoral Academy, Finance Associate 2022-23 (Woonsocket, RI)

Woonsocket, RI


Date published: 13-May-2022

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Finance Associate

RISE Prep Mayoral Academy, where College Begins in Kindergarten.

Through a structured learning environment, rigorous academic curriculum, and character education, RISE Prep Mayoral Academy educates K-8 students for success in college and a life of community engagement. RISE Prep believes that all team members contribute to scholar success, regardless of whether or not their role is scholar-facing.


Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Finance Associate will possess the following qualifications:

      Embody RISE Prep Mayoral Academy’s mission, vision, and RISE values (Respect, Integrity, Self Determination, Excellence)

      Work well within a team and approach all work with positivity and determination

      Ability to independently manage their workflow to established deadlines

      Have completed an Associate’s Degree in accounting or a Bachelor’s Degree in any other related field

      Have a minimum of 1-5 years of experience

      Have at least an awareness of UCOA/fund accounting; direct experience with UCOA or a similarly complex fund accounting system is preferred.

      Note: RIDE is providing significant UCOA training during the 2022-23 school year. Demonstrated aptitude in learning new systems and procedures will be accepted in lieu of experience for this school year only.

      Familiarity with Abila MIP or similar accounting software systems

      Familiarity with ADP or similar payroll software


The Finance Associate will be responsible for all day-to-day bookkeeping functions of the school. This person will enter all payables, cash disbursements, payroll transactions, cash transfers, and any other expenditures into the school’s accounting system. The Associate will prepare draft financial statements for the CFO’s review, including the quarterly reports for Federal and State authorities. The Associate will assist with the annual audit by retrieving documents and correcting UCOA errors.


The salary range for this position is between $48,000 and $60,000. We offer a competitive, comprehensive benefits plan, including insurances and retirement benefits. Additionally, RISE Prep offers childcare reimbursement after the first year and potential for flexible scheduling options. This role may be up to 50% remote.

Be Part of the RISE Prep Team – Apply Today!

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to finance@riseprepri.org with “Finance Associate Application” in the subject line.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

For more information about our school or career opportunities at RISE Prep, visit our website www.riseprepri.org.

As an equal opportunity employer, RISE Prep Mayoral Academy hires without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

About RISE Prep Mayoral Academy

RISE Prep Mayoral Academy is a college preparatory K-8 public charter school located in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Approved by the Rhode Island Board of Education in October 2014, RISE Prep opened the doors to the inaugural class of Kindergarteners in September 2015. To ensure excellence and quality as RISE Prep grows, the school follows a slow growth model and will grow one grade each year until it reaches its full K-8 enrollment. RISE Prep Elementary School will educate scholars in grades K-7 in 2022-23. Through a rigorous curriculum, highly structured learning environment, and character education, RISE Prep Mayoral Academy ensures that all Kindergarten through 8th grade scholars achieve the academic skills, content knowledge, and character required for the path to college. RISE Prep is dedicated to providing a high quality education to ALL scholars.

RISE Prep joins Rhode Island Mayoral Academies in establishing intentionally diverse schools that enroll from both urban and suburban communities. We believe that part of our mission is to teach the importance and value of diversity within classrooms and communities. RISE Prep curriculum includes character education and community engagement in our model to ensure habits of service, helping, and kindness are fostered within our scholars to shape engaged and caring members of their communities.

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