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Grants, Administrator

Company: Rocketship Public Schools
Location: Republic
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential. We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders, and students working together to transform the future for underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public Schools, we are unleashing potential.The Position The Grants Administrator is a full-time, exempt position and will be responsible for managing and analyzing financial federal and state educational grant programs. The role will support budgeting, forecasting and reporting. The successful candidate will be proficient in Excel and be comfortable working with financial data, have an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and have the ability to work in a team environment with collaborative cross functional working relationships. Key Responsibilities

    • Lead in the application processes, researching, reporting, claims submissions, and closeout of key federal and state education grants
    • Analyze grant sources along with timing and reconciliation of funding, reviewing accounting information detail
    • Assist in developing content and procedures for timely and actionable report preparation across Finance
    • Analyze and report monthly grant financial results and provide detailed reports and feedback for internal and external stakeholders Qualifications
        • Commitment and passion for Rocketship's mission, vision, and goals
        • 3-5 plus years of minimum experience working in grants administration, accounting or finance
        • Experience in grants financial management in educational or nonprofit setting preferred
        • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting (strong knowledge of GAAP required)
        • Strong understanding of financial statements
        • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
        • Experience with accounting systems
        • Ability to interpret complex grant funding requirements, submissions, and budget projections
        • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently & within a team environment
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skillsWork Location The Finance team is based out of our Redwood City, CA national office but currently is 100% remote. We are open to local candidates (with flexibility to continue working remotely part of the week) or 100% remote. COVID-19: Rocketship is committed to the health and safety of our Rocketeers and complies with federal and state vaccine guidelines. For this reason, Rocketship is requiring employees in most regions, including National, California, District of Columbia, and Wisconsin employees, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Tennessee and Texas regions are not included in this requirement. Under this requirement, applicable employees are subject to vaccination as a condition of employment or subject to religious or medical exemptions. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high. Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent health and welfare benefits, 403b retirement plan, flexible spending account (FSA), and generous paid time off. Rocketship Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Rocketship Public Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Rocketship Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Rocketship Public Schools' employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated. Click here for our and here for our . For questions, concerns, or complaints, please contact Equity/Discrimination Title IX Compliance Officer, Address: 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 109, Redwood City, CA 94065. Phone: 877-806-0920 ext. 115.

Keywords: Rocketship Public Schools, Springfield , Grants, Administrator, Accounting, Auditing , Republic, Missouri

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