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15 Dec 2020


Denver Public Schools – Posted by Denver Public Schools Denver, Colorado, United States

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Traditional 235 work days

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $47,665 – $57,896

Essential Functions and Objectives:

Responsible for performing technical analysis to solve business problems using advanced methods. Contributes to operational goals by influencing district decision-making. Administers the maintenance, procedures, and reporting district wide systems and platforms.

Supports the normal day-to-day operations of the Treasury department including, but not limited to cash/liquidity management activities, financial reporting preparation and front line customer service. Responsible for daily cash reconciliation, initiating Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT’s), and assist in forecasting and Direct Deposit/Paycard processes.

– Researches and applies analytical methods to solve complex problems. Analyze systems, programs, datasets and reports, to enhance the efficacy of district programs, processes, procedures, goals and objectives. Create metrics, examine data, interpret findings and extract insights.

– Improves data storage practices, in order to optimize extract, analysis and delivery of content. Handles actual data collection and input into systems; creates and documents queries; audits and cleans data; setup and validate infrastructure complies with established processes and guidelines.

– Applies established research design to assess and provide advice to key stakeholders. Monitor and determine the impact of industry developments; determine data collection requirements; tracks and maintains results; studies data and reports results.

– Maintains proactive communication with key internal and external stakeholders; prepares dashboards and data visualizations to support recommendations for practitioners, partners and district stakeholder in effort to reveal gaps and areas of improvement. Works closely with functional experts, provides mentorship and catalyzes strong collaboration among all resources involved.

– General ledger preparations and validation including research and recording of daily cash item receipts, checks, ACH/wires, Paycards and cash transfers.

– Maintain accurate records and engage in other activities related to monitoring the supply and movement of cash. Reconciliation of cash accounts between bank statements and general ledger, recording of . Assist with the preparation of cash flow forecasting.

– Customer service for research into individual cash transactions. Perform more complex calculations and classifications of data. Access and acquire data from numerous DPS and external sources, verify and reconcile accounts.

– Validate the accuracy of figures, calculations, orders, process and upload State and Federal Payroll taxes and Quarterly 941 filing, upload payroll file, and postings recorded by others. Enforce company policies and department procedures. Support the Shared Vision and Core Values of the District.

Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:

– Three (3) or more years of related experience.

– Strong attention to detail.

– Effective time management and organizational skills.

– Effective communication skills.

– Work collaboratively with others on a team.

– High degree of integrity in handling confidential information.

– Aptitude for variety and changing expectations and fast-paced environment.

– Knowledge with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook.

– Effectively handle multiple demands and competing deadlines.

– The ability to take responsibility for one’s own performance.

– Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with district and school leaders, faculty, staff and students.

– Knowledge of treasury functions, public sector accounting and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

– Experience with Lawson Financials or other ERP system, preferred.

Education Requirements:

– Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

Other information:

The COO Office has a dynamic team of highly experienced people working to maintain the integrity of Denver Public Schools and the accountability of what we do as a team. We strive to meet all of the needs of our schools, Administrative buildings and constituents. The operations team encompasses Facilities, Enterprise Management, Transportation, Technology, School of Choice, Planning and Assessment, Safety and Security, Program Management, Operations Outreach and Engagement, Finance and Operations Support Services. We are the building blocks of the operations side of Denver Public Schools. We stand on our core values Integrity, Accountability, Equity, Collaboration, Fun and of course Students First. There are a lot of opportunities for anyone looking to work in an innovative, caring, and fast paced, growing entity. Come and check out Team DPS.

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

Under the leadership of Superintendent Susana Cordova and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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