Closing Date: 7/23/2012
Financial Analyst (OFGPC)
provides support to the Federal Grants Fiscal Manager, Federal Grants Specialists, Coordinator and the Director with solutions to address district level budgetary issues. Assist with the accuracy and reconciliation of the salary file for all Title I funded personnel. Serves as the liaison between the Office of Federal Grants and Program Compliance and the Budget Department to ensure timely processing of transfer requests, budget uploads, and account set-up. Serves as a liaison between the Office of Federal Grants and Program Compliance and the Grants Accounting Department to facilitate required financial activities relative to journal entries, re-classes of unauthorized transactions, and all other recording/ reporting of financial expenditures and revenues. Participates in job specific professional development to enhance knowledge and increase productivity.
This position reports to the Federal Grants Fiscal Manager (OFGPC.
Administration and Organization:
Assists with the management, expending and tracking of Federal funds and with the development and set up of the district Title I budget (to include set-asides, allocations to public and private schools, Neglected & Delinquent Group Homes, accounting codes, and school/district based budget summaries).
Assists the Federal Grants Fiscal Manager with the completion of the annual budget development process and with the development of corrective actions relative to audit findings and state reporting requirements.
Assists with the completion of the District's Year End Completion Reports and generates all financial reports for programs managed by the department.
Establishes electronic tracking systems/ budget logs for federally funded programs to include but not limited to Title I-(Part A), Title II (Part A), Distinguished Schools, and School Improvement.
Researches and provides documentation to support internal, federal and state audit requirements to ensure that all standards are within compliance.
Facilitates monthly budget reconciliation meetings with the Federal Grants Fiscal Manager.
Reviews prior to Manager's approval of all school level budget transfers and requests.
Reviews monthly General Ledger (GL) reports for accuracy and spending trends.
Assists with compiling the required data and overall budget layout for upload into the Consolidated Application to include:
Private School Allocations (per pupil amount, equitable distribution)
Contractual Services/ Special Projects
Assist in managing federal grants including Title I, Title II, SIG, ARRA, School Improvement, and RT3.
Assist with enforcing the adherence to Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) mandates and sanctions.
Assists with the monitoring of effective use of funds to safeguard against mismanagement, waste, fraud, and abuse; ensures program compliance.
Supports and promotes the vision and mission of the district
Assists in the implementation of the district's strategic goals.
Develops and implements long and short-term strategic plans consistent with the district's vision and mission.
Works in coordination with other Curriculum and Instruction senior leadership team members to develop and implement a comprehensive Division communication plan.
Participates as a member of the Curriculum and Instruction senior leadership team in the development and implementation of a long-term strategic plan and standard operating procedures across departments and schools
Models and requires the use of management practices that promote high-performance, ethical behavior, collegiality, teamwork, and fairness
Provides support for the development of the department's budget, ensuring that budget decisions provide optimal support for school-based needs
Culture and Climate:
Creates and sustains a positive and collaborative environment for central and school-based staff.
Models and requires the use of management practices that promote high-performance, ethical behavior, collegiality, teamwork, and fairness.
Models standards for positive and supportive relationships necessary in a high-performance organization.
Ensures that direct report personnel establish and nurture positive and supportive relationships necessary in a high-performance organization
Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration
2-5 of program development, administration, supervision and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job requirements
Extensive knowledge of federal regulations and fiduciary responsibilities
Experience working with grant processes and formalities, data analysis and the organization and implementation of major school initiatives
Extensive knowledge of Lawson software
Experience with Kronos
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