The OCDE is looking for a dynamic Senior Project Accountant that will perform complex and specialized accounting functions that support major programs funded by state, federal, local, and private entities. The person selected will work closely with program coordinators and OCDE administrators to ensure all expenditures meet funding source requirements and that OCDE accounting practices are in compliance with related regulations. This position will also be leading work direction and guidance to other project accountants and perform related duties as assigned.
Work hours will be 8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way of obtaining the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field
Experience: Five years of progressively responsible accounting experience, at least two of which involved in project or grant fund accounting; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience in a public agency or educational institution is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits. Generous health benefits for employee and verified dependents (annual value up to $35,800).
Holidays. 13 paid holidays annually
Paid Leave. 12 sick days annually
Retirement. Employee contribution plus employer contribution into Public Employees Retirement System.
About Orange County Department of Education
The mission of the Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) is to ensure that all students are equipped with the competencies they need to thrive in the 21st century. OCDE is a public education organization offering support services to 27 school districts and more than 600 schools and 20,000 educators serving over 500,000 students in Orange County. Our vision is that Orange County students will lead the nation in college and career readiness and success. We play a supportive role in the fulfillment of this vision in collaboration with educators at all levels of student development and in partnership with families, businesses, and community organizations.