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Office 365 Administrator

Business Operations
New York City
  • Founded in 2009
  • 1,000+ employees
  • Serving 300+ leading private equity firms

Company Overview

There’s a better way to work in finance—and more specifically, a better way to unlock value potential in private equity-backed portfolio companies. Working at the intersection of sponsors and management teams across every stage of the investment lifecycle, our team provides hands-on, execution-oriented support to elevate the office of the CFO.

So, what does it mean to work at Accordion? It means joining 1,000+ finance & technology experts in a high-growth, agile, and entrepreneurial environment while changing the way portfolio companies drive value. It also means making your mark on Accordion’s future—by embracing a culture rooted in collaboration and a firm-wide commitment to building something great, together.

Accordion is headquartered in New York City with 11 offices around the globe. Join us!

Role Description

We are seeking a skilled Office 365 Administrator to join our team and manage our Office 365 environment effectively. The ideal candidate will be responsible for maintaining, configuring, and troubleshooting Office 365 applications and services to ensure optimal performance, security, and user experience. This role requires a strong understanding of Office 365 components, excellent communication skills, and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.

This role can be based in any of our US office locations and is a hybrid role. Ideal candidates should be local to the desired location, with the flexibility to work remotely 2-3 days a week, blending the best of both worlds for efficiency and collaboration.

What You’ll Do:

  • Administer and maintain Office 365 tenant, including user accounts, licenses, and security settings.
  • Configure and manage Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Teams, and other Office 365 services.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Office 365 services to identify and resolve issues promptly.
  • Implement and maintain security measures, including data loss prevention (DLP), conditional access policies, and multi-factor authentication (MFA).
  • Collaborate with IT teams to integrate Office 365 with other systems and applications.
  • Develop and maintain documentation, including policies, procedures, and best practices for Office 365 administration.
  • Provide technical support and training to end-users on Office 365 applications and features.
  • Stay up-to-date with Office 365 updates, new features, and best practices to optimize the environment continuously.
  • Assist with Office 365 migration projects, including planning, execution, and post-migration support.

Ideally, You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proven experience as an Office 365 Administrator or similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of Office 365 components, including Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Teams, and Azure Active Directory.
  • Strong understanding of Office 365 security features and best practices.
  • Experience with PowerShell scripting for Office 365 automation and administration tasks.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to interact with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Microsoft certifications such as MCSA: Office 365 or MCSE: Productivity (preferred).

Ideally, You Are:

  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • A leader of others; you lead by example
  • A strong team player, able to work with team members across all levels
  • Able to effectively communicate complex issues and solutions, and raise issues to senior team members when necessary
  • Comfortable managing projects with multiple complex workstreams while also focused on your single workstream (you are managing and doing).
  • Excited to be part of a growing team, with a focus on driving future growth
  • Full of entrepreneurial spirit and comfortable in a fluid, flat organization
  • Knowledgeable about the relationship between Private Equity sponsors and their portfolio companies
  • Passionate about delivering exceptional client service
  • Someone who enjoys mentoring others and doing meaningful work
  • Willing to get your hands dirty in the details of a project while simultaneously seeing the whole picture

Salary: $70,000 to $80,000 + benefits + bonus

Actual compensation packages are determined by evaluating a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years and depth of experience, education, certifications, cost of labor and internal equity.

Accordion is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Please note that as per Accordion policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our inclusive diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Accordion will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.


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Company Overview
In 2009, Accordion set out to prove that there was a better way to work in finance – and more specifically, a better way to unlock value potential in private equity portfolio companies. In the years since, our firm has grown into a bi-coastal team of 1000+ finance and technology professionals, serving nearly 300 of the world’s leading private equity firms out of offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and South Florida.

Our mission is to shape a new era in the private equity industry. Focusing exclusively on the office of the CFO of PE-backed companies, we’re committed to driving value creation through financial consulting services and portfolio operations technology.

So, what does it mean to work at Accordion? It means thriving in a high-growth, agile, and collaborative environment. It means changing the way private equity firms create value at their portfolio companies. And ultimately, it means making your mark on the firm’s future – by embracing a culture rooted in humility and a firm-wide commitment to building something great, together. Join us!