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 JOB POSTING

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND GRANTS (#229)

Two Rivers Public Charter School (learn more)

Washington, District of Columbia (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4041129
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: September 12, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

 

Director of Finance 

Two Rivers Public Charter School is looking for a dynamic, dedicated, Director of Finance to become part of a vibrant educational community.

 

Director of Finance & Grants 

 

The Director of Finance and Grants will serve as the overseer of all grants local, federal, and private, and provide support to ensure departmental budgets are managed with fidelity. The Director of Finance and Grants is responsible for the financial planning and fiscal implementation of all grant programs, including preparing budgets, researching funding opportunities, supervising fiscal implementation, monitoring expenditures, identifying support agencies, tracking results, and analyzing financial data. The Director of Finance and Grants work directly with the Chief Operating Officer (COO), EdOps, and department budget managers to develop, monitor, and manage budgets. The Director of Finance and Grants will participate in board finance committee meetings, supervise the Business Program Associate, and report to the COO. 

 

Finance Management ( 40%)

  • Assist the COO and Department Budget Managers in developing, monitoring, and forecasting the annual budgets, including managing budget portfolios.
  • Work with COO and EdOps on monitoring the allocation of expenditures
  • Work with COO to assess, develop and revise financial management processes that lead to efficient finance department operations and sustainability.
  • Perform general finance operations including but not limited to signing checks, approving invoices, collecting, analyzing, and monitoring data, performing validation tasks, and assisting with audits and flex analysis.
  • Assist with curating the finance operational manual, ensuring all policies and procedures are updated.

 

Grant Management  (60%)

Private, Local, and Federal Grants 

 

  • Oversee entire financial grant reporting portfolio, including private, local, and federal grant portfolios, to ensure compliance with all reporting requirements, regulations, rules, and guidance
  • Recommend policies and procedures to support  development of grant program
  • Monitor and Maintain Federal Grant System (EGMS) for annual Competitive and Formula grants administered by OSSE
  • Support federal grant process stages, including application, budgeting, budget management, reporting, and compliance
  • Stay abreast of all federal and local grant requirements; lead adjustments to Two Rivers’ processes and policies to ensure continual compliance
  • Collaborate with the development and operations team to create and maintain systems and processes for applying for, managing, and overseeing reporting for all private and federal grants
  • Manage Medicaid reimbursement program in conjunction with the Special Education Co-Op
  • Oversee all federal grant audits, including annual uniform audits and ad hoc audits

 

Grant Financial Analysis, Budgeting, and Financial Planning 

  • Evaluate grants trends, and variances for validity, and potential impact and make recommendations to the COO. 
  • Oversee all financial, project/program, and accounting of grants and sponsorships.
  • Review budget and account statements and elevate material variance in grant funding 

 

Internal Accounting Processes and Controls 

  • Supervise team grants accounting activities, maintaining quality control
  • Ensure that all grants transactions and accounting activities are properly documented
  • Support monthly financial closing and financial account reconciliation as it pertains to grant funds
  • Oversee grants accounts payable process and ensure spending follows internal controls
  • Complete annual Medicaid cost settlement reporting, compliance, and annual audits 
  • Support execution of required audits, including collecting and reviewing the necessary documentation

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA or MBA is preferred
  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience and experience in finance, accounting, or grants management
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting, financial reporting, and generally accepted accounting principles and practices and risk management, federal regulations and compliance for grants and contracts
  • Knowledge of DC Charter School landscape and working with multiple organization structures are preferred
  • Proven experience in the implementation of operational best practices
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to interact with all levels of staff and to explain accounting terms to non-accountants, experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management and Board
  • Experience in grants management and reporting on government, corporate, and foundation grants to funders and required external reporting
  • Technology-savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software and systems implementations; advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software
  • Outstanding analytic, organization and problem-solving skills for strategic data interpretation versus simple reporting
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage federal grants and cooperative agreements, including overseeing post-award requirements such as monitoring, managing procurement activities, and preparing for audits.




  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Administrator > Business/Finance
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Laura Sparks
    • 1227 4th Street NE
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20002

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