Staff Accountant Procurement and SAF

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About InspireNOLA
InspireNOLA Charter Schools operates a network of eight public charter schools in New Orleans, Louisiana, including Alice M. Harte Charter School, Andrew H. Wilson Charter School, Dwight D. Eisenhower Charter School, McDonogh 42 Charter School, Pierre A. Capdau Charter School, Edna Karr High School, Eleanor McMain Secondary School, and McDonogh 35 Senior High School. Founded in 2013, InspireNOLA is currently the highest performing open-admission charter management organization in New Orleans and is the only network with one A-graded school and two B-graded schools. InspireNOLA currently serves more than 5,600 students in prekindergarten through 12th grade. With a focus on providing outstanding instruction and differentiated support to meet the needs of all students, InspireNOLA is achieving outstanding results and is a model for excellence within the education community. The work of our team makes a profound and enduring contribution to the revitalization of New Orleans.

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Position Summary
The Staff Accountant is an integral member of the Finance team who will be responsible for performing accounting related tasks for InspireNOLA. The Staff Accountant is able to provide clear, concise information between the finance department, the Network Office, and school administration.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities 
Perform accounting functions in accordance with InspireNOLA standard procedures and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.  This includes but is not limited to executing the following tasks:
Review and process purchase requests in Concur
Review and process expense reports in Concur including the credit card expense report
Review and process travel requests in Concur
Submit purchase orders upon approval
Approve online orders for select vendors
Make credit purchases and place orders for select vendors
Maintain custody of the credit card 
Monitor encumbrances and close POs related to credit card purchases
Train staff for Concur use
Prepare and deliver PD training for procurement and SAF
Follow-up on Travel Advances with Employees upon returning  
Follow-up on SAF purchases made on the credit card to be reimbursed  
Lead the quarterly Student Activity Funds audits
Support the school site Business Managers/Finance Clerks with School Activity Funds processes
Review monthly Student Activity Funds bank reconciliations and trial balances
Maintain signature cards for all bank accounts
Maintain bank access for school site Business Managers/Finance Clerks
Department expert in the software of Concur, SFO and OSP
Assist with annual external audits as directed by the Executive Director of Finance
Other accounting related duties as assigned

Belief in the mission and values of InspireNOLA
High School Diploma
Two or more years of previous work in the field of accounting
Meticulous attention to detail and ability to maintain confidentiality of information required
Strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit to accommodate multiple priorities required
Strong communication skills
Basic level knowledge of Excel

Compensation & Benefits
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. InspireNOLA offers a comprehensive benefits package along with TRSL. A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as TRSL, our employer retirement contribution, is included.

InspireNOLA is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. People from all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish language proficiency is a plus.  


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