Head Start Fiscal Liaison
$7707 to $9547 Monthly
Closing: 04/10/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Salary: $92,484.00 - $114,564.00 Annually
Location: Santa Fe Springs, CA
LACOE is seeking a motivated and dynamic individual to join the fiscal team in the Head Start and Early Learning division. The fiscal liaison is a key position that supports LACOE delegate agencies that carry out birth-to-five preschool programs in high-need areas within Los Angeles County. The ideal candidate will provide oversight and technical assistance to ensure that federal and state grant funds are properly administered to carry out effective early learning programs. Additionally, the ideal candidate will also possess expertise in financial management, accounting standards, and an understanding of state and federal regulations as it pertains to grant management. Excellent written and verbal communication skills will be put to great use in this position, as this position will be interacting with fiscal staff and senior leadership both within and outside of LACOE.
The Well Qualified Candidate Will Possess the Following
Required Education and Experience
Education: A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or other field closely related to the job requirements of this classification, from an institution of higher learning recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation. Foreign degrees and credit units require translation and equivalency established by an agency recognized by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Experience: Four years of experience in analyzing, compiling, and reporting accounting data, conducting audits, or financial management, including one year of experience in a state or federally funded program.
Equivalency Provision: Graduate coursework in the field of accounting, finance, public administration or business administration from an institution of higher learning recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, may substitute for required experience on a year-to-year basis for up to two years, excluding the one year of required experience in a state or federally funded program.
Additional Requirements: A valid California driver's license, proof of insurance, and the availability of private transportation or the ability to obtain transportation between job sites is required. Experience in a Head Start or nonprofit agency is desired.
Candidates who meet the minimum requirements above, will be invited to participate in an examination that may consist of a performance exam (i.e., job simulation test) and a structured interview.
Category: Program Support
Location: Santa Fe Springs, CA
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted On: March 19th, 2019
Minimum qualifications must be met by the close of filing date. For additional information on our selection procedures, please visit Exam Preparation on our website. Selection and promotion are based on a competitive examination process. Candidates who pass all exam parts are ranked according to overall exam score and placed on an eligibility (hiring) list. Vacant positions are filled from the top three ranks. Eligibility lasts for 12 months; however, additional recruitment may occur under a separate bulletin with additional candidates being merged onto the eligibility list. Some positions that involve public contact may require bilingual proficiency for which selective certification may apply (Education Code 45277.5). In addition, the eligibility list resulting from this examination may be used to fill vacancies in related job classifications for which no eligibility list exists (Education Code 45272). Veterans' Credit may be awarded for entry jobs.
Reasonable accommodations in completing an application and testing are available to individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request an accommodation, please call 562.803.8360 as early as possible.