We’re excited about professionals who are fired up about our liberal arts program, positive approach to discipline, and commitment to serve all students. Join us as we foster innate curiosities, encourage discussion and debate, and guide students to think their own way through to answers.
The accounts payable manager oversees day-to-day accounts payable operations, manages a team of 3+ accounts payable staff members, and supports network and school-based operations teams in the purchasing process and payables process. The accounts payable manager supports, coaches, and develops the accounts payable staff. He or she reviews, monitors, reports, and advises on accounts payable activity and network and schools’ purchasing activity in support of meeting internal goals and deadlines and adhering to Ascend’s fiscal policies and procedures. He or she plays a key role in recognizing areas where purchasing and accounts payable processes could be more effective and efficient and works with the director of finance to design and execute initiatives to address these needs.
Why extraordinary professionals choose Ascend
Ascend is a network of K-12 public charter schools serving 4,000 students across 10 schools in Central Brooklyn. Our mission is to lead our students on a great intellectual journey, providing them with an exceptional education and placing them firmly on the path to success in college and beyond.
We guide our students to think critically and independently and to enjoy education as an end in itself. We teach a rich and rigorous liberal arts curriculum that nurtures students’ natural curiosity about the world. We foster a positive, non-punitive school culture where students feel connected, empowered, and safe to take academic risks. Even our school buildings are designed to reflect our high aspirations for teaching and learning and the notable accomplishments that occur within our walls.
To create this kind of vibrant learning community, we invest heavily in our faculty by providing ongoing professional training and support, and encourage our educators to collaborate closely and push each other to achieve great outcomes.
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The accounts payable manager oversees the accounts payable function; ensures all check requests, reimbursements, vendor invoices, wires, ACHs, cash receipts, etc. are processed in a timely and accurate manner. Additionally, the accounts payable manager:
Staff and reporting relationships
The accounts payable manager reports to the director of finance and manages a team of 3+ accounts payable staff members.
Diversity at Ascend
Ascend is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community, both through our hiring practices and our focus on creating a culture and environment where diverse perspectives, ideas, and identities are valued and integrated into our way of working and educating students. Ascend staff represent a wide diversity of racial, socio-economic, gender, religious, and national identities—opening a window to the entire Ascend community on the richness of humanity. We welcome all applicants who share our mission and vision to join us in our deeply consequential work.
Ascend offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.