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Bridgepartners with governments, donors, and parents to ensure that every child hasaccess to an education that develops her full potential and creates thefoundation for prosperity for the country. We are dedicated to supportingteachers, empowering school leaders, and ensuring every child has the learningsupport needed to master the national syllabus and have the confidence tosucceed in a competitive world. Each of our project or country teams aresupported through expertise and programming from additional offices around theworld, combining world-leading expertise in core design areas with locallyresident leadership and execution. We leverage experts, data, and technology inorder to support and scale every aspect of quality education delivery. Bridgemanaged and supported schools are technology enabled and data driven to ensureaccountability in the classroom for both teachers’ performance and children’slearning.
The Bridge model delivers significant learning outcomesat large scale by combining technology and customized learning materials. AtBridge, we believe innovation and technology can transform learning. Our model– which uses technology to deliver thoroughly researched and carefully designeddaily lesson guides to teachers in our academies – is proven to increaselearning outcomes for children. We are a solutions-driven,implementation-focused organization, using design principles to work in variedand often highly constrained contexts to ensure learning outcomes and positivedevelopment for children. Working in regional and national scales is importantto us, as empowering entire generations of children with core knowledge,skills, and confidence is what builds the foundation for a peaceful andprosperous future for us all.
Our mission is to provide our pupils with a life-changingeducation and we believe that every child should have a right to world-classeducation regardless of her family’s income. Core to our approach is theconviction that every child can learn, as long as the school she attends iscommitted to her development and puts her needs to learn at the forefront ofall decisions. We have seen teachers and children transform and excel in bothgovernment and private schools that we support and manage.
We invite you to join this incredible endeavor that ishaving world-changing impact across multiple continents. You will join a teamof dedicated change-makers committed to ensuring that each decision we makekeeps a child’s experience of learning as its guiding principle.
The Finance Group at Bridge partners with country andglobal leadership to achieve financial sustainability of our operations andmake our mission come true. We provide strategic partnership to globalleadership on raising capital and actionable feedback on our financialperformance. We are continually focused on judicious use of resources whetherfor each one of our territories or for the entire organization.
Across our rapidly scaling multi-unit enterprise, we provide leadership tobuild a world-class financial infrastructure. This includes the design anddevelopment of financial systems, policies, procedures (taking into accountcurrent and fast growing high volume transactions, teams, numbers ofgeographically distributed business units) and provision of shared servicesfor financial operations by a centralized team specializing inAccounting, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Treasury and Financial Planning &Analysis.]
About the Role
We are seeking a Finance Officer who will work closelywith the Financial Director to refine how Bridge International Academiesapproaches financial budgeting, projections, and forecasting. The FinanceOfficer will also help senior executives identify key performance indicators inthe business, highlight how the Company can improve operational executionacross all divisions, and prepare materials for the Board of Directorshighlighting the Company’s strategic and financial direction.
What You Will Do
• Prepareand maintain financial analyses that forecast/project Bridge InternationalAcademies’ operational and financial performance
• Workwith department heads and senior executives to refine budgeting across theCompany
• Continuouslywork with department heads to identify and evaluate key performance indicators
• Workwith the Finance Department to ensure that historical/actual performance iscorrectly captured and in-sync with the Finance Associate’s work
• Assistsenior executives with preparing materials for the Board of Directors andinvestors
• Thinkstrategically and proactively about Bridge International Academies’ financialdirection
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