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Financial Coordinator

Project Learn School seeks a part-time Financial Coordinator to perform the bookkeeping and accounting duties at the school, including but not limited to invoicing, payroll input (ADP), and accounts payable, and preparation of monthly financial statements. The Financial


Coordinator will work with the Community Coordinator and co-op families to support and maintain the business functions of the school. 

The ideal candidate will have a degree in accounting or a related field, and strong experience with Quickbooks and Microsoft Office applications. Prior financial management experience in a school or non-profit setting is strongly preferred. CPA is helpful but not a requirement.

Co-op Responsibilities


PLS has a cooperative governance structure. All aspects of the school program are run collectively by the teachers and parents. Attendance at a weekly staff meeting is required. In addition, staff members attend a monthly “Town Meeting” with the full staff-parent body. The Financial Coordinator will also report on a monthly basis to the Project Learn Administrative Committee; this Committee is responsible for seeing that all other committees and functions of the school operate well and equitably.


Project Learn School Mission Statement


Project Learn School is an independent cooperative school, serving about 60 students in grades K-8. Situated in the historic Philadelphia neighborhood of Mt. Airy, PLS maximizes the many resources available in a dynamic urban setting. At Project Learn School, teachers, students and parents work together to create a progressive and humanistic community that promotes mutual respect, involvement and curiosity.


A degree in a related field and/or prior financial management experience in a school or non-profit setting is strongly preferred. This is a part-time position. Estimated start date of September 1, 2018


Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to or Project Learn School, 6525 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19119.


It is the policy of Project Learn School to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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