KIPP is a non-profit network of 209 college-preparatory, public charter schools educating nearly 88,000 elementary, middle, and high school students.
We believe that all students will learn and achieve at high levels if given the opportunity. Our mission is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and character strengths they need to seize those opportunities. Great education transforms lives.
Why work at KIPP? We have bold goals. In 2014, we set a goal to double the number of students we serve by 2020. We need incredible people to help us reach that goal. Work in key support roles, teach eager minds, or even lead a KIPP school. Come grow with us.
The Accounting Analyst, Grants Management plays a critical role at the KIPP Foundation. S/he will be tasked with the day to day accounting and management of our philanthropic grants. We are looking for someone with strong accounting and analytical skills, who can consistently meet deadlines, and who is passionate about our mission. The Accounting Analyst, Grants Management will work with the Grants Management Team, the larger Finance Team and the Development Team. S/he will report to the Manager, Grants Management & Finance. The location of this role is San Francisco. This is a full-time, non-exempt position.
Cash, Grants Receivable, Agency Transactions & Revenue Management – 35% •Monitor donations account via online banking system daily •Prepare journal entries and related supporting documentation to record cash, grants receivable and revenue daily •Reconcile related cash, grants receivable and revenue accounts monthly •Reconcile general ledger and the Development Team’s SalesForce donations database monthly •Manage agency gifts & disbursement transactions monthly •Assist with related audit requests semi-annually
Monthly Philanthropic Grant Close Activities – 35%
Lead the monthly grant accounting close for philanthropic grants •Identify miscoded expenses to reclassify between grants and prepare journal entries and supporting documentation •Analyze monthly grant activity and prepare journal entries and supporting documentation to release restricted revenue against expenses •Reconcile other accounts (as assigned) monthly •Assist with related audit requests semi-annually •Additional accounting duties as necessary
Grant Management, Analysis & Reporting – 30%
•Manage grant documentation for all philanthropic grants •Manage grant launch activities and system updates for new grants •Partner with Manager, Grants Management & Finance and program budget managers to plan and forecast grants •Update grant planning assumptions in the financial/grant planning system based on historical and insightful analysis, strategic management decisions and conversations with program budget managers •Assist with grant reporting as needed
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting •2 to 5 years of relevant accounting experience •Proficient in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Applications (mainly Excel) •Excellent organizational, project and time management skills •Experience with Abila MIP Fund Accounting and Adaptive Planning systems (a plus) •Highly detail-oriented and self-directed
We offer a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package including: •Healthcare (health, vision, and dental) provided at 100% for employees and 75% for dependents •Vision is 100% for all dependents •401k plan with up to a 4% salary match •Generous time off: 1.PTO starting accrual that equals 18 days a year 2.15 holidays a year including a three-day Thanksgiving break (Wednesday – Friday) and the last week of the year (December 24 – January 1) And other great benefits! (i.e. gym reimbursement, Flexible spending account (FSA), cell phone reimbursement
Who we are.
KIPP is a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools with a track record of preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. There are currently 99 KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia serving over 26,000 students.
What we do.
KIPP builds a partnership among parents, students, and teachers th...at puts learning first. By providing outstanding educators, more time in school learning, and a strong culture of achievement, KIPP is helping all students climb the mountain to and through college.
Why it matters.
Every day, KIPP students across the nation are proving that demographics do not define destiny. Over 80 percent of our students are from low-income families and eligible for the federal free or reduced-price meals program, and 95 percent are African American or Latino. Nationally, more than 90 percent of KIPP middle school students have gone on to college-preparatory high schools, and over 85 percent of KIPP alumni have gone on to college.