SPECIAL FUNDS PROGRAM ACCOUNTANT - LEWISVILLE HOME OFFICE(S) - ACCOUNTING/FINANCE

Corporate Office - ResponsiveEd in Lewisville

Responsive Education Solutions

Lewisville, TX (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3696742
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: October 12, 2021

Job Description

Position Summary:

 

The Special Funds Program Accountant will serve as an accountant for all Federal and State Special Funds in an effort to comply with applicable federal/state laws, guidelines, and processes. This position will also be directly involved with, drawing and accounting for these special funds, as well as processing, monitoring, and coordinating required reports. Depending on experience, the Special Funds Program in collecting and analyzing data, developing budgets, and collaborating on grant applications with various internal departments and community organizations.

 

Qualifications:

 

Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Education or a related field.

Experience:

  • 2-4+ years' experience in public school finance, working with special federal/state funds.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAS):

  • Ability to plan and managing projects
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment; preparing and maintaining accurate records; utilizing pertinent software applications, grant writing
  • Ability to review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions
  • Knowledge of public school curriculum, fund accounting, community organizations, public and private agency funding sources
  • Ability to gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment
  • Ability to remain flexible and work with others in a wide variety of circumstances
  • Ability to analyze data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods
  • Ability to problem solve, analyze issues, and create action plans.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Serves as a resource to Federal Fund Program Managers, the Director of Federal Programs, and the Finance Staff
  • Collaborates with a variety of parties (e.g. district personnel, Education Service Centers, community organizations, etc.) for the purpose of securing funding to maintain and enhance services and/or programs
  • Coordinates all grant processes (e.g. evaluations, budget, finance, reports, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring compliance with the district and funder guidelines
  • Develops grant applications and related documents (e.g. required reports, budgets, specific inquiries, etc.) for the purpose of submitting to the appropriate funding agency.
  • Monitors proposals and funding application requirements (e.g. presentation (number of copies and binding), content, delivery method and labeling, deadlines, eligibility for grant, etc.) for the purpose of utilizing time and resources to maximize successful awarding of grant funds
  • Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions
  • Presents concepts, status, and information to a variety of groups (e.g. funding requests, grant applications, identifying underfunded services, etc.) for the purpose of gaining the required administrative and board approvals, providing progress reports to administration and funding sources and/or advising other staff of potential funding sources
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Equipment Used:

 

All equipment required to perform jobs duties and tasks previously described.

 

Physical / Environmental Factors:

 

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Responsive Education Solutions considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. ResponsiveEd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories: Classroom Teacher > Accounting
    Support Staff > Accounting/Bookkeeping
  • Employer Description

    The ResponsiveEd difference is achievement. Whether a student’s goal is college prep or drop-out recovery, getting a life back on track or being sure to get started on the right path to begin with, the people at ResponsiveEd are passionate about helping our students achieve their goals. Study after study and news story after news story tell us there is a pressing need for positive change in Texas education. At ResponsiveEd, we offer answers – and hope.

    Mission
    To provide hope for students through an encouraging, innovative learning environment where they are academically successful and develop into lifetime learners.

    The ResponsiveEd community of schools are tuition-free, public charter schools dedicated to helping students of all ages achieve their full potential.
    At ResponsiveEd, we’re all about options in education. Strongly tied to the communities they serve, the mission of our schools is to provide hope for students through an encouraging, innovative environment where they are academically successful and develop into lifetime learners.

    At ResponsiveEd, we believe a proper education includes both personal development and academic achievement. Our goal is to educate the whole student. To this end, we:

    + develop and utilize innovative methodologies and reinforce individualized learning environments
    + practice the belief that every student can learn
    + expect student ownership of the learning process
    + put the student first Learn more about us...

    Location Description

    We work together with parents, students, a dedicated teaching staff, and the community. We have created educational environments which celebrate learning, respect individual differences, build character, and instill life-long core values.
    We are fully accredited, open to everyone, and tuition-free. We are academically successful, consistently out-performing other public schools. We are positively and permanently improving public education. » We are Responsive Ed. EOE Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    ResponsiveEd is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Additionally, ResponsiveEd prohibits retaliation against any employee who makes a claim alleging to have experienced discrimination, or any employee who, in good faith, makes a report, serves as a witness, or otherwise participates in an investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Donna Cerra, Director of Recruiting
    • 1301 Waters Ridge
    • Lewisville, Texas 75057

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