Accounting Coordinator

ABOUT US | HR&A Advisors, Inc. (HR&A) is an industry-leading real estate, economic development, and public policy consulting firm that helps create more equitable, resilient, and dynamic communities. Our work turns vision into action through rigorous analysis, strategy development, and implementation planning. HR&A professionals come from a variety of backgrounds; we are former city officials, lawyers, planners, architects, and economists. We are passionate about increasing the vitality of urban life.

HR&A is proud to be an employee-owned company and is committed to building a diverse workforce while centering issues of equity and inclusion in the work that we do. In 2020, we convened an Anti-Racism Task Force to lead the development of internal equity initiatives and strategies to incorporate equity more effectively into our client work; this work is ongoing.

For more information, visit our website at www.hraadvisors.com.

THE ROLE | HR&A seeks a full-time Accounting Coordinator to support HR&A’s accounting department in our New York City office. The Accounting Coordinator’s primary role is in the Accounts Payable workflow, assisting with bookkeeping and recording of vendor bills, staff T&E transactions, and other payables, but also crosses into Accounts Receivable workflow, e.g., supporting the AR team with client invoicing. The Accounting Coordinator will report to the Accounting Manager and the Director of Finance and will also work closely with other staff on various accounting initiatives.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain accurate AP vendor information, compliance, and annual reporting.
  • Data entry and quality control of invoices into company software system.
  • Receive and process all incoming invoices. Ensure they are properly coded, scanned, and archived.
  • Obtain appropriate invoice approval and submit new vendor requests and obtain W9s or W8s.
  • Responsible for AP data input and integrity and enforcing the company mandated invoice approval and payment processes.
  • Assist in the internal documenting and processing of monthly credit card statements, and corporate vendor account reconciliations including Uber, Lyft, Egencia, and Seamless.
  • Audit and process employee expense reports.
  • Assist with preparation and audit of weekly check runs, and monthly AR Aging report.
  • Aid in the preparation of annual 1099s.
  • Respond to all vendor AP and client AR inquiries.
  • Support invoice generation and receivables collection.
  • Collaborate with project managers to facilitate project invoicing and accounts receivable.
  • Perform other accounting-related duties as assigned or requested.

Experience Required | Candidate must be knowledgeable in Finance/Accounting principles (Debits/Credits/Expense Recognition Principles/Accrual Based Accounting), be detail oriented, possess excellent organizational skills, and be proficient in QuickBooks, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word and Excel.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • Minimum of two years of previous general ledger accounti.ng or bookkeeping experience with a focus on accounts payable or accounts receivable.
  • Firm grasp of debit and credits accounting terminology including natural balance side of Asset, Liability and Equity accounts.
  • Experience working with financial systems (accounting, billing, budgeting) in a professional services firm is preferred.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills, detail orientated, and the ability to work independently.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel (formulas, pivot tables, conditional formatting).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel.
  • Experience with ERP Systems, preference for Sage Intacct and SAP Concur.

Key Expectations | Candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.  Two years of previous general ledger accounting or AP and AR bookkeeping experience is preferred. The ideal candidate should be a reliable, punctual, highly motivated and responsible individual with a strong capacity to work independently, and who can handle a fast-paced work environment with poise and maturity. We seek a candidate who is a highly motivated, responsible individual with a strong capacity to work independently and who can handle a fast-paced work environment with poise and maturity.

Skillset Required 

  • Demonstrated Time Management and Organizational Skills.
  • Exceptional accuracy, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Capacity to multi-task and adjust priorities to meet deadlines on short notice.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to act as a team player and work with a cross-functional team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels of an organization.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills with the aptitude to work successfully in partnership with operations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • At least one year working with Sage Intacct or SAP Concur platforms.

Compensation | The base salary range for this position is $55,000 – $60,000.  We offer competitive compensation packages, based on qualifications and experience.  We are an employee-owned company, meaning you will have the opportunity to benefit from the firm’s growth over time through participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Each year, the firm will contribute funds to this long-term wealth-building account and may make contributions to other retirement accounts. We also provide a comprehensive benefits package that goes well beyond coverage of 90-95% of healthcare premiums, dental and vision coverage.

HOW TO APPLY | HR&A is committed to attracting and retaining a talented, diverse, competitive team of professionals dedicated to solving the challenges of urban life. Women, people of color, members of the LGBT community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit a cover letter and resume on HR&A’s website at http://test-hraadvisors.pantheonsite.io/career-opportunities/. Applications without a cover lever will not be reviewed.

We ask that you submit a version of your resume that has your school information removed. There is no need to reformat your resume, and you should leave your degree (e.g. “B.A. Economics”). But please remove all undergraduate and graduate school name references. This request is part of our ongoing work to build a hiring system that is free from bias and based on candidate merit and performance in the hiring process.

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, veteran status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Principal, Broadband and Digital Equity

ABOUT US | HR&A advises public, private, non-profit, and civic clients on how to increase opportunity and improve quality of life in cities. We believe in creating vital places, building more equitable and resilient communities, and improving people’s lives. HR&A helps clients turn vision into action by analyzing, strategizing, and implementing solutions to solve some of the most complex challenges facing cities today, such as climate change, affordable housing, broadband access, and workforce development.

HR&A has offices in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Raleigh, and Washington D.C. We are former government officials, non-profit executives, developers, planners, lawyers, architects, and economists from a variety of backgrounds, nationalities, and life experiences.

You can learn more about our work at www.hraadvisors.com/news/

THE PRACTICE | HR&A’s Broadband and Digital Equity team is focused on empowering communities to shape their broadband future and develop stronger digital equity ecosystems. We recognize that internet infrastructure investments and adoption programs are foundational to more equitable economic development, education, healthcare, and civic life. We work with leaders in all levels of government, civic institutions, community-based organizations, and philanthropy to design and deliver bold system changes that foster broadband equity and digital inclusion. This work is often conducted as part of the Broadband Equity Partnership, a partnership that HR&A has with CTC Technology & Energy.

At an historic moment for broadband and digital equity, with estimates of nearly $200 billion in public and private investment in the next decade, our broadband and digital equity practice is at the forefront of planning, managing, and delivering innovative infrastructure and digital equity programs across the nation, from New York to California, Chicago to Miami. Our work results in the implementation of new public-private partnerships and government- or community-led digital equity programs that prioritize service to communities who need it most. As we help to build capacity in the nation’s public interest broadband ecosystem, we center racial equity and economic justice, helping our clients to identify who will benefit from broadband development initiatives and show them how to design and execute more equitable programs that build stronger neighborhoods and economies.

ABOUT YOU 

  • At least 10-12 years of relevant work experience, including working with public sector leaders and/or community-based organizations at the city, county, state, and/or federal level.
  • Deep knowledge of and experience with broadband infrastructure and digital equity programs
  • Proven leadership abilities marked by being innovative, collaborative, decisive; a reputation for getting things done;
  • Fluency with data, including an understanding of its limitations and a commitment to using it to quantify the ways in which inequity persists in communities and to project the impact of new policies and programs
  • Strong interpersonal skills that reflect honesty, integrity, respect, inspiration and teamwork
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to inspire confidence and passion with both internal and external audiences
  • Advanced planning skills, including an ability to think strategically on both organizational and systemic levels over short and long-term horizons
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills before multiple types of audiences
  • Experience with complex stakeholder and project management, including the dynamics of the role of a consultant
  • Patience, a sense of humor, humility, and willingness to be a leader and inspire HR&A staff and develop the Broadband and Digital Equity practice as an intellectual and professional home within the firm; and to facilitate full participation and leadership by staff and partners alike.

THE ROLE | We are seeking a Principal to join us in to lead work around the country, ideally based in an HR&A Office in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, Raleigh, or Washington, DC. The Principal will manage large-scale Broadband and Digital Equity projects in ways that maximize the impact of our clients’ work; they will be a leader in the practice internally and externally.

At HR&A, Principals manage multiple projects and business development efforts concurrently. Project timelines and scopes are highly variable at HR&A and often span between several weeks and several years, with Principals managing between three and six projects at a given time. Principals are responsible for:

  • Creating project work plans
  • Managing project budgets
  • Directing the analytical work of project teams
  • Ensuring the quality and timeliness of deliverables
  • Developing productive working relationships with clients

Responsibilities of the Broadband and Digital Equity Principal will also include:

  • Close partnership with the Managing Partner to support the growth, strategy, and concurrent priorities of the Broadband and Digital Equity practice
  • Serve as a leader in the practice by building external and internal relationships, as well as identifying and implementing new project types and services that can help serve those on the front lines in the work to close the digital divide
  • Represent HR&A and the Broadband and Digital Equity practice externally at events, professional associations, and in networks
  • Develop and manage tools and methodologies that support the growth of the practice such that the firm’s overall work and other practice areas are enriched
  • Engage in internal firmwide activities that advance HR&A’s commitment to Anti-Racism
  • Train and mentor staff across the practice, including in multiple offices and remotely

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED | We are looking for candidates with management and leadership experience in the public, private, or non-profit sector, deep curiosity about the broadband and digital equity challenges facing communities today, and a passion for equity, economic development, and systems change.

Successful candidates:

  • Possess exceptional critical thinking skills, a deep curiosity about the challenges and opportunities of broadband and digital equity work, a data-driven and implementation-oriented mindset, and a commitment to proactively address and advance racial justice, equity, and anti-racism
  • Bring a strong background and/or foundation in public policy, economic development, city, state, or federal government, political campaigns, or nonprofit or institutional management as an important reference point for our work
  • Bring experience in consulting or comparable client-facing functions in a relevant field and/or a leadership setting such that they can demonstrate ability to manage multiple projects at one time in ways that are impactful, adaptive, and persuasive
  • Experience managing fast-paced, collaborative project teams
  • Possess substantial writing and presentation skills, sufficient poise for direct client interaction, and mentorship capabilities
  • Are ambitious and creative about new ways in which our firm’s knowledge and expertise can be deployed

COMPENSATION | The salary range for this position is $143,839 – $165,469. We offer competitive compensation packages, based on qualifications and experience.  We are an employee-owned company, meaning you will have the opportunity to benefit from the firm’s growth over time through participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Each year, the firm will contribute funds to this long-term wealth-building account and may make contributions to other retirement accounts. We also provide a comprehensive benefits package that goes well beyond coverage of 90-95% of healthcare premiums, and dental and vision coverage.

HOW TO APPLY | HR&A is committed to attracting and retaining a talented, diverse, competitive team of professionals dedicated to solving the challenges of urban life. Women, people of color, members of the LGBT community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) at https://hraadvisors.applytojob.com/apply/. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications without a cover lever will not be reviewed. 

We ask that you submit a version of your resume that has your school information removed. There is no need to reformat your resume, and you should leave your degree (e.g. “B.A. Economics”). But please remove all undergraduate and graduate school name references. This is part of our ongoing work to build a hiring system that is free from bias and based on candidate merit and performance in the hiring process.

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, veteran status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

For more information, please contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com. Please do not call regarding this position.

Director – Broadband & Digital Equity

ABOUT US | HR&A Advisors, Inc. (HR&A) is an industry-leading real estate, economic development, and public policy consulting firm that helps create more equitable, resilient, and dynamic communities. Our work turns vision into action through rigorous analysis, strategy development, and implementation planning. HR&A professionals come from a variety of backgrounds; we are former city officials, lawyers, planners, architects, and economists. We are passionate about increasing the vitality of urban life.

HR&A is proud to be an employee-owned company and is committed to building a diverse workforce while centering issues of equity and inclusion in the work that we do. In 2020, we convened an Anti-Racism Task Force to lead the development of internal equity initiatives and strategies to incorporate equity more effectively into our client work; this work is ongoing.

For more information, visit our website at www.hraadvisors.com. 

THE PRACTICE | HR&A’s Broadband and Digital Equity team is focused on empowering communities to shape their broadband future and develop stronger digital equity ecosystems. We recognize that internet infrastructure investments and adoption programs are foundational to more equitable economic development, education, healthcare, and civic life. We work with leaders in all levels of government, civic institutions, community-based organizations, and philanthropy to design and deliver bold system changes that foster broadband equity and digital inclusion. This work is often conducted as part of the Broadband Equity Partnership, a partnership that HR&A has with CTC Technology & Energy.

At an historic moment for broadband and digital equity, with estimates of nearly $200 billion in public and private investment in the next decade, our broadband and digital equity practice is at the forefront of planning, managing, and delivering innovative infrastructure and digital equity programs across the nation, from New York to California, Chicago to Miami. Our work results in the implementation of new public-private partnerships and government- or community-led digital equity programs that prioritize service to communities who need it most. As we build capacity of the nation’s public interest broadband ecosystem, we help our clients center racial equity and economic justice in their broadband initiatives and we design and launch programs that build more equitable and stronger neighborhoods.

ABOUT YOU

  • A clear passion for digital equity, economic empowerment, and systems change in government, including in the State of California
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in digital equity programming, advancing broadband technologies, fostering innovative business models, and/or developing broadband programs
  • Deep understanding of and experience with government operations in California at the State, regional, and local levels
  • Experience advancing projects through local, county, and or state government processes such as procurements, budgeting, governance planning, and public engagement
  • Substantial project management experience leading multiple fast-paced, collaborative teams simultaneously that include scoping, structuring, creating, reviewing deliverables, and producing high-quality on-time results
  • Five to eight years of experience in 1) government service or the broadband or economic and community development industries, or 2) management consulting or other client-facing professional services
  • Familiarity with strategic planning processes, project management tools, and data-driven analytical approaches
  • Ability to engage with local leaders, community leaders, and businesses on complex issues
  • Demonstrated capacity for leadership, mentorship, critical thinking, and creativity
  • Desire to build the Broadband & Digital Equity practice by leading engagements, training staff, and advancing thought leadership
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) with a focus on public policy, economics, urban planning, business, or other closely related fields

THE ROLE | To support the rapid growth of our advisory and program management work, HR&A’s Broadband and Digital Equity Team is seeking candidates for a Director, Broadband & Digital Equity role based in our Los Angeles office. The Director will manage broadband and digital equity consulting and program management assignments for State and local governments, primarily in California. The successful candidate will bring a strong foundation of data-driven approaches to closing the digital divide, as well as significant capacity for leadership.

RESPONSIBILITIES | The Director, Broadband & Digital Equity will be primarily responsible for leading our team’s work to advise on, develop, and produce broadband & digital equity project deliverables and programs for state and local government clients, nonprofits, community-based organizations, and philanthropy. Day-to-day tasks will require managing internal and external teams to complete complex assignments including strategic planning, case study research, community engagement, survey data analysis, program evaluation and impact analysis, economic and financial analysis, and public policy analysis. The Director will review and present client deliverables including memos, reports, presentations in PowerPoint, Excel models, and other deliverables for clients, as well as supporting firm marketing materials and proposals for new projects.

COMPENSATION | The starting salary range for this position is $121,668-$138,432, plus year-end bonus. We offer competitive compensation packages, based on qualifications and experience. We are an employee-owned company, meaning you will have the opportunity to benefit from the firm’s growth over time through participation in our Employee Stock Options Plan. Each year, the firm will contribute funds to this long-term wealth-building account and may make contributions to other retirement accounts. We also provide a comprehensive benefits package that goes well beyond coverage of 90-95% of healthcare premiums, dental and vision coverage. For more details, visit https://test-hraadvisors.pantheonsite.io/career-opportunities.

HOW TO APPLY | HR&A is committed to attracting and retaining a talented, diverse, competitive team of professionals dedicated to solving the challenges of urban life. Women, people of color, members of the LGBT community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) at https://hraadvisors.applytojob.com/apply/. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications without a cover lever will not be reviewed. 

We ask that you submit a version of your resume that has your school information removed. There is no need to reformat your resume, and you should leave your degree (e.g. “B.A. Economics”). But please remove all undergraduate and graduate school name references. This request is part of our ongoing work to build a hiring system that is free from bias and based on candidate merit and performance in the hiring process.

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, veteran status, or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

For more information, please contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com. Please do not call regarding this position.

Special Assistant to the Executive Office

ABOUT US | HR&A advises public, private, non-profit, and civic clients on how to increase opportunity and improve quality of life in cities. We believe in creating vital places, building more equitable and resilient communities, and improving people’s lives. HR&A helps clients turn vision into action by analyzing, strategizing, and implementing solutions to solve some of the most complex challenges facing cities today, such as climate change, affordable housing, broadband access, and workforce development.

HR&A has offices in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Raleigh, and Washington DC. We are former city officials, non-profit executives, developers, planners, lawyers, architects, and economists from a variety of backgrounds, nationalities, and life experiences.

You can learn more about our work here.

ABOUT YOU | You have a passion for cities and improving people’s lives and a deep curiosity about the challenges and opportunities facing communities today. You have a demonstrated capacity for project management, critical thinking, and creativity. You bring a consistent track record of delivering results and executing with excellence. You are excited to dive into projects and drive initiatives that help the leadership team achieve the firm’s mission. You possess impeccable communications skills, outstanding people and stakeholder management skills, and rigorous execution abilities. You have a can-do, get-things-done mentality and an entrepreneurial spirit. While you apply excellent analytical skills, you have a strong bias towards action. You thrive in a dynamic environment working at a fast pace with diverse team members across multiple areas. You are results-driven, quick-thinking, and quick-acting. You have a high E.Q. and a strong sense of fun and humor.

THE ROLE | HR&A seeks a full-time Special Assistant who reports directly to the Chief of Staff and supports the Office of the CEO and President.

To advance internal, firm-wide strategic initiatives, you will provide project management, project support, and administrative support, working closely with the full executive management team, the larger senior leadership team, and various project teams. Over time, this role will play a key strategic role in helping HR&A to scale up as the firm continues to grow and increase its impact.

In this critical role, you will ensure that day-to-day coordination and administration of the priorities of the Office of the CEO & President run smoothly, especially when facilitating collaboration between multiple teams and initiatives. You will manage meetings and workflows, act as the point of contact, and ensure that all documentation and information is available to all parties. Acting as a force multiplier for the Chief of Staff, you will help the Executive Management Team prioritize, make sound and efficient decisions, and communicate on a wide range of strategic issues. As part of this role, you will provide calendar management regularly and administrative support as needed.

While the role will evolve along with the firm, its changing priorities, and fast growth, we are looking for someone to stay in-role for at least 2-3 years. The culture of HR&A and the high-level exposure to leadership will provide continuous, productive intellectual challenges and career-building opportunities.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and implement strategic projects, initiatives, and processes on behalf of the CEO, President, and Chief of Staff
  • Collaborate with and coordinate key stakeholders, including the CEO, President, Chief of Staff, rest of the Executive Management Team, Growth Team, People Team, Operations, and Finance Team, the firm’s Administrative Team, Partners, Senior Advisors, Board Members, and others
  • Conduct analysis and create presentations, reports, and communications for diverse audiences
  • Develop and draft internal and external correspondence on behalf of the Chief of Staff
  • Proactive management and coordination of the CEO and Chief of Staff’s calendars to strategically align time with key priorities, milestones, deadlines, and decisions – this includes scheduling meetings, preparing and updating weekly schedules, forecasting scheduling conflicts and working quickly to resolve them, and responding to last-minute meeting requests
  • Provide administrative support to the CEO and Chief of Staff, including expense reporting and systems or technology support as needed

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Coordinating and driving strategic projects, whether at an early stage or mid-stream
  • Exceptional writing, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong presentation design (e.g., PowerPoint) and facilitation skills
  • Strong grasp of planning, organizing, and managing both meetings and workflows
  • Excellent sense of judgment along with a flexible attitude and the ability to think creatively
  • Ability to consistently process documentation and note-taking skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with stakeholders in functions across the firm
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines in a fast-paced and changing professional environment with a proactive, entrepreneurial approach
  • Ability to consistently follow through on tasks and projects, perform quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC), and advance work on behalf of senior leaders
  • Ability to handle confidential information and sensitive matters with utmost discretion and integrity
  • Advanced understanding and use of Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and SharePoint)
  • Experience in managing complex calendar schedules on behalf of executives, forecasting and prioritizing needs, or the ability to learn the skills and tasks quickly
  • (Nice to have) Analytical skills and the ability to apply data-driven critical thinking to create solutions
  • (Nice to have) Experience supporting C-level executives or senior management in a similar role

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a related position, ideally driving strategic initiatives and executing project management
  • Professional services firm/consulting experience preferred

COMPENSATION | The base salary range for this position is $75,000 – $95,000. We offer competitive compensation packages based on qualifications and experience.  We are an employee-owned company, meaning you will have the opportunity to benefit from the firm’s growth over time through participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Each year, the firm will contribute funds to this long-term wealth-building account and may make contributions to other retirement accounts. We also provide a comprehensive benefits package that goes well beyond coverage of 90-95% of healthcare premiums, dental and vision coverage.

HOW TO APPLY | HR&A is committed to attracting and retaining a talented, diverse, competitive team of professionals dedicated to solving the challenges of urban life. Women, people of color, members of the LGBT community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) at https://hraadvisors.applytojob.com/apply/. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications without a cover lever will not be reviewed.

We ask that you submit a version of your resume that has your school information removed. There is no need to reformat your resume, and you should leave your degree (e.g. “B.A. Economics”). But please remove all undergraduate and graduate school name references. This request is part of our ongoing work to build a hiring system that is free from bias and based on candidate merit and performance in the hiring process.

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, veteran status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

For more information, please contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com. Please do not call regarding this position.

Senior Analyst – ISP Partnerships

ABOUT US | HR&A advises public, private, non-profit, and civic clients on how to increase opportunity and improve quality of life in cities. We believe in creating vital places, building more equitable and resilient communities, and improving people’s lives. HR&A helps clients turn vision into action by analyzing, strategizing, and implementing solutions to solve some of the most complex challenges facing cities today, such as climate change, affordable housing, broadband access, and workforce development.

HR&A has offices in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Raleigh, and Washington D.C. We are former government officials, non-profit executives, developers, planners, lawyers, architects, and economists from a variety of backgrounds, nationalities, and life experiences.

You can learn more about our work here.

THE PRACTICE | HR&A’s Broadband and Digital Equity team is focused on empowering communities to shape their broadband future and develop stronger digital equity ecosystems. We recognize that internet infrastructure investments and adoption programs are foundational to more equitable economic development, education, healthcare, and civic life. We work with leaders in all levels of government, civic institutions, community-based organizations, and philanthropy to design and deliver bold system changes that foster broadband equity and digital inclusion. This work is often conducted as part of the Broadband Equity Partnership, a partnership that HR&A has with CTC Technology & Energy.

At an historic moment for broadband and digital equity, with estimates of nearly $200 billion in public and private investment in the next decade, our broadband and digital equity practice is at the forefront of planning, managing, and delivering innovative infrastructure and digital equity programs across the nation, from New York to California, Chicago to Miami. Our work results in the implementation of new public-private partnerships and government- or community-led digital equity programs that prioritize service to communities who need it most. As we build capacity of the nation’s public interest broadband ecosystem, we help our clients center racial equity and economic justice in their broadband initiatives and we design and launch programs that build more equitable and stronger neighborhoods.

ABOUT YOU 

  • A clear passion for digital equity, broadband technologies, innovative business models, and systems change in government and economic empowerment
  •  Knowledge and experience with broadband infrastructure, financial modeling and analysis, ISP/telecom business structures, public agency procurement processes, and public-private partnership models
  • Two to three years of experience working with internet service providers
  • Bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) with a focus on economics, finance, urban planning, engineering, business, public policy, real estate, or other closely related fields
  • Exceptionally strong financial modeling skills
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Demonstrated understanding of navigating terms sheets, contracts, and related documents
  • Experience collaborating with teams across assignments, including managing multiple project workstreams and deadlines
  • Knowledge of multiple broadband technologies (i.e. fiber-optics, cable, fixed wireless, mobile)
  • Ability to distill and communicate complex business issues into easy-to-understand memos and presentations
  • Desire to help build the Broadband & Digital Equity team’s consulting and program management practice by leading engagements, training staff, and advancing thought leadership

THE ROLE | We are seeking candidates for a Senior Analyst –ISP Partnerships role based in our New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Raleigh, Atlanta, or Washington, DC office. Our analytical staff form the foundation of our team-oriented and collaborative structure and help to drive our data-driven approach to closing the digital divide. Senior Analysts are mid-level professionals with 5-8 years of professional experience who own the substance of our client work products.

Responsibilities of the Senior Analyst – ISP Partnerships will include:

  • Drafting solicitation documents for government and non-profit clients to engage with ISP partners to deploy new infrastructure and provide service to communities
  • Managing the process of market research related to industry partnerships in a given geographic area (city, county, or state)
  • Developing and analyzing financial models to assess market demand and feasibility of public and private broadband investments and operations, and evaluate the need for additional subsidies
  • Reviewing proposals from ISPs seeking to partner with governments or community-based organizations to deploy new broadband infrastructure and services
  • Creating evaluation metrics and tools for procurement teams to assess responses from prospective partners
  • Reviewing grant proposals submitted by ISPs for state and federal funding
  • Structuring and negotiating agreements with ISPs following selections by clients

The Senior Analyst – ISP Partnerships will work across all Broadband & Digital Equity projects that have a need for industry partnerships. Day-to-day tasks range from project to project and often include economic and financial analysis, case study research, project management, strategic planning, business modeling, and contract negotiation. Senior Analysts also help prepare written reports, presentations in PowerPoint, and Excel models for clients, as well as firm marketing materials and proposals for new projects. Senior Analysts often play a managerial role, directing Research Analysts and Analysts on task assignments and even providing training.

COMPENSATION | The starting salary for this position is $97,000 – $110,000, plus year-end bonus. We offer competitive compensation packages, based on qualifications and experience. We are an employee-owned company, meaning you will have the opportunity to benefit from the firm’s growth over time through participation in our Employee Stock Options Plan. Each year, the firm will contribute funds to this long-term wealth-building account and may make contributions to other retirement accounts. We also provide a comprehensive benefits package that goes well beyond coverage of 90-95% of healthcare premiums, dental and vision coverage.

HOW TO APPLY | HR&A is committed to attracting and retaining a talented, diverse, competitive team of professionals dedicated to solving the challenges of urban life. Women, people of color, members of the LGBT community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) at https://hraadvisors.applytojob.com/apply/. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications without a cover lever will not be reviewed. 

We ask that you submit a version of your resume that has your school information removed. There is no need to reformat your resume, and you should leave your degree (e.g. “B.A. Economics”). But please remove all undergraduate and graduate school name references. This request is part of our ongoing work to build a hiring system that is free from bias and based on candidate merit and performance in the hiring process.

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, veteran status, or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

For more information, please contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com. Please do not call regarding this position.

Recruitment Coordinator

ABOUT US | HR&A advises public, private, non-profit, and civic clients on how to increase opportunity and improve the quality of life in cities. We believe in creating vital places, building more equitable and resilient communities, and improving people’s lives. HR&A helps clients turn vision into action by analyzing, strategizing, and implementing solutions to solve some of the most complex challenges facing cities today, such as climate change, affordable housing, broadband access, and workforce development.

HR&A has offices in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Raleigh, and Washington D.C. We are former city officials, non-profit executives, developers, planners, lawyers, architects, and economists from a variety of backgrounds, nationalities, and life experiences.

You can learn more about our work here.

THE ROLE | HR&A is seeking a full-time Recruitment Coordinator. This position is based in New York and will function in a hybrid work environment.

This position will report to the Recruitment Manager and work closely with other members of the People team as well as consulting teams across the six offices.

As Recruitment Coordinator, your primary responsibility will be to support the firm manage the recruitment process for consulting and non-consulting roles.  You’ll leverage your in-depth knowledge of internal recruitment, interviewing, and hiring processes. You’ll be helping write and ensure engaging job descriptions and publishing job postings on job boards, career pages, and social media networks. To perform this work well requires being highly organized along with bringing innovative ideas to inform, develop and implement recruitment strategies. Performing well in this role also requires strong communication, organization, and problem-solving skills. You will also be engaging internal stakeholders in recruiting processes, candidates, and university affiliates.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive administration and coordination of a streamlined firmwide recruitment operations strategy
  • Support Recruitment Manager in the development and execution of recruitment goals in consideration of firmwide recruitment priorities and business objectives
  • Provide administrative, coordination, and thought partnership support around the full lifecycle of recruitment (i.e. candidate pipeline development, job postings, etc.)
  • Maintain weekly updates to recruitment and new hire census metric tracking/dashboard
  • Oversee general and seasonal recruitment calendars and workflows to ensure smooth recruitment operations
  • Support Recruitment Manager to source passive candidates and search resume databases and online resources for potential candidates
  • Screen applicants to evaluate if they meet the position requirements
  • Update Hiring Managers and candidates accordingly, throughout all phases of the hiring life-cycle
  • Provide administrative and coordination support for seasonal recruitment activities including Campus Recruitment, Internships and Summer Fellowship programs
  • Serve as subject matter expert on systems and tools that support recruitment strategies
  • Adhere to laws, rules and regulations
  • Adhere to personal data privacy regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES/ABILITIES

Communication

  • Conveys verbal and written messages professionally and as appropriate across internal and external audiences.
  • Collaborates effectively with the manager and other stakeholders to successfully meet objectives and resolve issues that arise

Project Management

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proactively provides timely updates to stakeholders

Effectiveness

  • Working understanding of human resource principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Can be trusted to carry out assignments as assigned
  • Exercises good judgment in carrying out responsibilities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other job-related software as needed

Constant Learner

  • Self-reflective and responds well to feedback
  • Open to learning new skills and approaches to the work
  • Brings new ideas and will to share perspectives on how to accomplish firmwide objectives better

COMPENSATION | The starting salary for this position is $66,950 and commensurate with experience.  We offer competitive compensation packages, based on qualifications and experience.  We are an employee-owned company, meaning you will have the opportunity to benefit from the firm’s growth over time through participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Each year, the firm will contribute funds to this long-term wealth-building account and may make contributions to other retirement accounts. We also provide a comprehensive benefits package that goes well beyond coverage of 90-95% of healthcare premiums, dental and vision coverage.

HOW TO APPLY | HR&A is committed to attracting and retaining a talented, diverse, competitive team of professionals dedicated to solving the challenges of urban life. Women, people of color, members of the LGBT community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) at https://hraadvisors.applytojob.com/apply/. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications without a cover lever will not be reviewed.

We ask that you submit a version of your resume that has your school information removed. There is no need to reformat your resume, and you should leave your degree (e.g. “B.A. Economics”). But please remove all undergraduate and graduate school name references. This request is part of our ongoing work to build a hiring system that is free from bias and based on candidate merit and performance in the hiring process.

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, veteran status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

For more information, please contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com. Please do not call regarding this position.

HR & Talent Coordinator

ABOUT US | HR&A is an industry-leading consulting firm that provides strategic advisory services for clients in the public, private, and non-profit sectors focused on solving the most complex challenges facing cities today.

We are former public servants, real estate developers, urban planners, city officials, activists, and economists. We are unique in our ability to create value by integrating disparate disciplines for our clients, and we often lead teams with engineers, architects, lawyers, community organizers, and other specialists. We are a tight-knit team that works across the country and around the world from offices in New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, Raleigh, Atlanta, and Washington, DC.

For more information, visit our website at www.hraadvisors.com.

THE ROLE | HR&A seeks an HR & Talent Coordinator to support HR&A’s people Team in our New York City office. The HR & Talent Coordinator will report to the Director of HR and work closely with various staff members across the firm on HR and onboarding initiatives.  This position will be based in our New York office up to four days a week and remote on Fridays.

The ideal candidate is interested in Human Resources Administration (HR compliance, onboarding, employee performance). They have experience working in a fast-paced and dynamic office environment and demonstrated capacity to manage, organize, and multi-task while possessing strong customer service, data entry, and time management skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists the Director of HR in onboarding new employees (i.e., sending onboarding emails for various systems, coordinating technology and software distribution, managing and tracking IT inventory and staff assignments in systems, scheduling New Hire training and sessions, etc.)
  • Serve as a point-of-contact to employees across the firm on general HR, onboarding, and firmwide initiatives
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date human resource files, records, and documentation.
  • Prepares communication and materials for employee 30/60/90-day check-ins and bi-annual employee performance reviews
  • Provides support and manages administrative tasks (i.e., managing Outlook, email messages, phone calls, calendar and Zoom invites, travel arrangements, expense reports, and the preparation of documents and presentations, etc.)
  • Assists in the planning and execution of special events, such as benefits enrollment, organization-wide meetings, employee recognition events, holiday parties, and office celebrations.
  • Supports the Director of HR in ad hoc projects and tasks as needed.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED | We seek a candidate who is a highly motivated, responsible individual with a strong capacity to work independently and collaboratively and who can handle a fast-paced work environment with poise and maturity. This individual will handle complex and confidential information daily in a secure, dependable, and credible manner.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 plus years’ experience in human resources, office administration or related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced office or professional services environment
  • Possess excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently and proactively.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, including active listening.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn new systems and software quickly.

COMPENSATION | The salary range for this position is $66,500 – $72,000. We offer competitive compensation packages, based on qualifications and experience.  We are an employee-owned company, meaning you will have the opportunity to benefit from the firm’s growth over time through participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Each year, the firm will contribute funds to this long-term wealth-building account and may make contributions to other retirement accounts. We also provide a comprehensive benefits package that goes well beyond coverage of 90-95% of healthcare premiums, dental and vision coverage.

HOW TO APPLY | HR&A is committed to attracting and retaining a talented, diverse, competitive team of professionals dedicated to solving the challenges of urban life. Women, people of color, members of the LGBT community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document (maximum of 2 pages) at https://hraadvisors.applytojob.com/apply/. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications without a cover lever will not be reviewed.

We ask that you submit a version of your resume that has your school information removed. There is no need to reformat your resume, and you should leave your degree (e.g. “B.A. Economics”). But please remove all undergraduate and graduate school name references. This request is part of our ongoing work to build a hiring system that is free from bias and based on candidate merit and performance in the hiring process.

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, veteran status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

For more information, please contact us at jobs@hraadvisors.com. Please do not call regarding this position.

Broadband Equity Partnership: Multiple Roles (Contract Work or Full Time, open to remote)

ABOUT US

The Broadband Equity Partnership is a mission-driven consultancy and program management team, empowering communities to shape their broadband future. Powered by HR&A Advisors and CTC Technology & Energy, we bring together a diverse national network of senior leaders and analysts. We take a transdisciplinary approach to:

  • helping local governments understand issues of digital disparity in their communities;
  • designing programs that promote broadband access, affordability, and adoption;
  • structuring public-private partnerships to reshape the broadband marketplace; and
  • redesigning governance systems to secure a more equitable digital future.

We work with visionary governments, nonprofits, and businesses who share our mission. We have primary offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC, with a presence in several other cities around the country.

CURRENT OPENINGS

We are currently looking for mission-driven, analytically-minded leaders and strategists to join our rapidly growing team across the country. Please view job descriptions for our current available opportunities on our website.

We ask that you submit a version of your resume that has your school information removed. There is no need to reformat your resume, and you should leave your degree (e.g. “B.A. Economics”). But please remove all undergraduate and graduate school name references. This request is part of our ongoing work to build a hiring system that is free from bias and based on candidate merit and performance in the hiring process.