GRANTS ANALYST

Location
Arlington, Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Jun 02, 2014
Closes
Jul 07, 2014
Ref
JOB NUMBER P/E14-15.010
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
GRANTS ANALYST
JOB NUMBER P/E14-15.010


APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE AND WILL ONLY BE CONSIDERED IF ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION IS INCLUDED.

Human Resources announces an opening for a Grants Analyst in the Department of Instruction. This is a twelve-month position Grade E-5, on the administrative salary scale with a salary range of $55,495 to $82,146 (2013-14 Salary Schedule). Salary will be revised to reflect the 2014-15 salary adjustment as needed.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK
The Grants Analyst is responsible for performing a variety of budgeting, accounting, and purchasing duties related to budget development and financial management of the school system and the Department of Instruction (DOI). The Grants Analyst provides analytical support in the development of the budget and the fiduciary responsibility for Title I and II federal grants, special projects, DOI Central Office accounts, and other federal grants to be assigned.

The Grants Analyst works under the general supervision of the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction in coordination with the Offices of Title I, Title II, and other offices at the Department of Instruction. The Grants Analyst guides, trains, and collaborates with other grant support staff and DOI supervisors and specialists.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK (May not include all duties performed – These are intended as an illustration of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

• Develops and uses sophisticated computerized spreadsheets and programs for tracking and reporting financial data; develops, arrays, and analyzes financial information and prepares regular management and ad hoc reports and recommendations; analyzes revenues and expenditure accounts and reports.
• Provides financial management for Title I federal grants and DOI central accounts and special projects (Examples: Reading Recovery, Book Buddies and Professional Development Programs).
• Prepares and monitors budget for all programs cited above. Oversee the expenditure of grant funds to assure compliance with State/Federal regulations and policies.
• Plans and collaborates with the Department of Finance on internal financial and operational audits including prioritizing/scheduling work, developing recommendations, work papers, and analyzing data.
• Participates with audits for grant funds through all participating institutions.
• Acts as team leader on various projects.
• Performs related duties as required or assigned.

PREFERRED KNOWLDEGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Experience working with students, families, and staff from various cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
• Good knowledge of generally accepted budgeting, accounting, and related financial management principles and practices.
• Good knowledge of computer applications to financial management.
• Ability to develop accounting techniques and procedures.
• Ability to compile budget, auditing, accounting information and evaluate results for reasonableness.
• Ability to analyze, evaluate, and compile financial information for presentation to school division officials
• Ability to research and analyze information to arrive at logical conclusions independently.
• Ability to maintain records, prepare financial reports and financial statements.
• Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and to communicate with individuals and groups at all levels within and outside the school system, especially the school board, superintendent, and senior staff.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, staff from other governmental agencies, school board members, and the public.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
A bachelor’s degree in accounting, public/business administration or related field; financial and budgetary analyses, reconciliation of general ledger accounting, and financial management software; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skill, and ability.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Candidates must submit an application online and attach a resume, a written statement of interest in and qualifications for this position. Please complete the online Administrative /Technical application on the APS website in the Employment section: www.apsva.us. A minimum of three letters of recommendation must also be attached. (Recommendation letters may be sent in separately.)


APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE AND WILL ONLY BE CONSIDERED IF ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION IS INCLUDED.
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