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9 Feb 2023

Full-Time Senior Analyst, Grant Compliance and Reporting

Emily Griffith Campus – Posted by Denver Public Schools Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description


Traditional 235 work days 

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $69,632 – $80,441

Essential Functions and Objectives:

-Primary function is to successfully develop (with the Director of Federal Programs) a systemic auditing and monitoring function aligned with best practices for all grants in DPS

-Drive implementation of that strategy including the preparation of policies, procedures and training documentation.

-Identifies regulations, award terms and implementation conditions applicable to any DPS grant, with particular emphasis in the area of federal funding requirements.

-Carries out and monitors compliance with Federal, State and District rules, regulations and/or procedures as related to data, budget and other technical areas.

-Remains abreast of developments in the fields of education, business and information processing which may have application within financial services and the school district.

-Partner with appropriate grant managers to foster understanding of requirements and monitor compliance with established procedures.

-Mentor other members of the budget/grants department in their understanding of this area of financial management.

-Grant team point person for internal/external audits of federal grants.

-Prepares or assists in preparation of various grant reports and analysis documents including project status reports, budget forecast models, board reports, budget reports, and funding/expense reports for submission to federal granting agencies.

-Partner with the financial planning and analysis team in the preparation of long term financial strategy and analysis around grants

Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:

 -Three (3) plus years experience increasing responsibility for auditing/monitoring for compliance, budget and other financial modeling. Ability to lead a team Self directed but able to work with a group of people.

-Effectively handle multiple demands and competing deadlines.

-Strong attention to detail.

-Effective communication skills.

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

-Work collaboratively with others on a team.

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

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

-High degree of integrity in handling confidential information.

-Extensive knowledge of accounting and federal accounting cost principles and/or other regulatory requirements.

-Experience with auditing or compliance monitoring.

-Knowledge of federal education funding requirements.

-Demonstrated experience with variance reports, forecasting and modeling.

-Strong skill level with Excel and other Microsoft office products.

-Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills.

Education Requirements:

 -Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field required.

-Master’s Degree preferred.

Additional Information:

-Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off):

-Benefits (including DPS contributions):

-Compensation Structures:

-Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools.  

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.   

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 Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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