Job Description

Boulder Valley School District is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

Location: US:CO:BOULDER

Department: Finance And Accounting

Position Title: Analyst-Grant Financial

Position Start Date: July 11, 2022

Position Type: Professional Technical

FTE: 1.0 / 12 month / 261 day work year 

Closing Date: June 28, 2022

Summary:

Provide grant financial information and support to the BVSD schools and the District.

Responsibilities:

  • Grant management and compliance; Assist to ensure compliance with various state, local and federal grants. Research, recommend, and evaluate issues related to compliance with applicable regulations, policies, grant agreements and contract provisions, as appropriate.
  • Develop grant budgets in accordance with grant requirements and aligned with proposed allowable activities of schools/departments. Coordinate grant budget submissions and revisions to applicable granting agencies or oversight entities. 
  • High Level Analysis; Monitor and analyze grant and other financial activity (accounting and budget) for assigned funds or programs.
  • Detailed Analysis; Reconcile, analyze and investigate grant and other financial activities and budget adjustments, and month end balances for assigned fund or program.
  • Reporting - Accounting; Prepare and review monthly and quarterly GAAP-based financial statements under the modified accrual basis of accounting. Generate necessary reports to the Colorado Department of Education, granting agencies, and others.
  • Reporting - Budget; Provide input on and contribute to creation of assigned sections of the annual budget documents intended for distribution throughout the district and public at large.
  • Processes;  Develop, document and implement procedures for day to day responsibilities related to budget development, monthly financial analysis, monitoring budget vs. actual information, and routine and ad hoc reporting.
  • Assist to coordinate with various other department staff to update the procedure manuals to be published on District website.
  • Benchmarking; Perform and consider improvements to benchmarking and comparison projects, which may include analysis of district-to-district date, school-to-school data, and district to State financial information.
  • Compliance - Internal; Monitor and verify compliance with District policies regarding procurement, budgeting and accounting.
  • Communication & Presentation; Participate and collaborate on District committees, as requested. Create presentations and training material, as necessary, for District leadership and school personnel to promote District policies, educate school/departmental staff, and respond to questions.
  • Capital Assets; Maintain and report on District capital assets by reviewing capital projects and other capital purchases, ensuring compliance with Board policy, and assist with annual physical inventories.
  • School Resource; Act as a resource and primary contact for school staff to accurately report student activities, navigate District accounting and reporting systems, ensure compliance with financial transparency laws and other District policies, respond to inquiries and assist to generate/review journal entries.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting/Business Management
  • Minimum of three years experience in: State or Federal grant fiscal management or grant accounting
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English
  • Complete and submitted BVSD on-line application

Preferred:

  • Certified Public Account (CPA) certification
  • Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) certification
  • School Finance Officer (SFO) certification
  • Lawson/Infor Financial Management software
  • ODS Budget Software
  • State and/or Federal grant fiscal management experience
  • Advanced personal computer and software skills along with extensive knowledge in accounting, budget development and financial analysis
  • Construction management or construction accounting experience 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within team structure to meet deadlines while ensuring accuracy and completeness of projects

Salary Information:

Salary Range: 3 $60,788 - $91,182 (based on 2021-2022 salary schedule)

Application and Selection Procedure:

  • External Candidates: Apply on-line at jobs.bvsd
  • Current BVSD Employees: Must apply through the INFOR portal
  • If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
  • Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination. 

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html


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