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Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, performs routine (journey-level) accounting work. Work involves assisting in the preparation of financial statements, records, documents, and reports. May specialize in some phase of accounting work such as federal funds accounting, property and equipment control, cost, or budgeting. Will serve as back up to the Accountant II and Accounting Tech II positions. Works under supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.
JOB FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:
- Preparing and/or processing general journal entries, payments, and purchases
- Assisting in the preparation of financial statements, reports, schedules, and exhibits.
- Preparing periodic analyses of fund balances and expenditures; and preparing technical reports on estimates, cost data, and budget items.
- Recording and maintaining General Ledger Accounts to include accounts receivables, accounts payables, and payroll
- Classifies, codes, posts, and balances financial and accounting documents and records
- Reviewing agency accounting records, such as expenditure, fund and revenue collection records; and ensures that agency assets are accounted for properly
- Assist with monitoring of sub-contractors’ billings
- Preparing and processing payroll, payroll taxes, benefit and other deductions, and 1099 and W-2 forms
- Researching and reconciling discrepancies in accounts, bank statements, or report findings.
- Preparing weekly cash draw requests
- Completing expenditure reporting for review
- Assisting with required state and federal audits.
- Assisting with all procurements.
- Performs other duties as required or as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Knowledge of CAAP, OMB Circulars, and GASB and FASB rules pertaining to non-profit and governmental agencies
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, Board members, public officials, outside federal, state, and local agencies, and the public.
- Ability use automated accounting software and Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and other software
- Ability to effectively communicate with vendors, subcontractors, and staff to resolve problems.
- Ability to follow instructions and complete assigned responsibilities in a timely manner.
- Ability to interpret and apply accounting theory; to interpret laws and regulations; to work accurately with numerical detail, analyze, consolidate, and interpret accounting data; and to communicate effectively.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, AND/OR LICENSES
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration with a minimum of one year experience in governmental procurement and fund accounting, preferred
- A valid Drivers License.
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Job Summary: Responsible for providing regional workforce intelligence for internal and external audiences. Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with employers of high demand industries, economic developers, chambers of commerce and other business entities. Build trust among stakeholders and convey the Board’s value and services available. Increase employer engagement and strategic partnerships with the goal of increasing access to high-wage, high-demand careers and developing approaches that are responsive to employers’ needs.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Develops and maintains relationships with new and existing businesses, with special emphasis on high demand industries.
- Collaborates to organize meetings/focus groups to gauge needs of area employers and training providers and implement action plans as appropriate.
- Represents the Board at formal and informal meetings with state, federal and local agencies serving on chamber committees and advisory committees.
- Builds relationships with the region’s school districts regarding career and technology programs and career pathways to meet industry needs to connect education and industry.
- Researches, compiles, analyzes, and presents regional labor market data.
- Prepares labor market and wage analyses as requested by organizations such as economic development, chambers of commerce, local employers, and education institutions.
- Updates monthly Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) report, quarterly economic development report, and other periodic labor market data when released by Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and other sources. Creates labor market information releases and disseminates this information to target audiences.
- Understands and effectively communicates to employers the benefits of collaborating with Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas to address industry and employer needs.
- Understands and communicates opportunities for employers such as the TWC Skills Development Fund, Skills for Small Business, Texas Industry Partners Grant, and others.
- Serves as Rapid Response Coordinator to assist employers and employees in response to notices of business closures or layoffs.
- Coordinates and collaborates on special projects and assist in the development and creation of Business Services reports.
- Prepares and edits workforce e-news for distribution to employers and other stakeholders.
- Manages distribution lists and databases.
- Assists with board outreach efforts such as updates to the website, social media channels, other public relations activities, including media pitches and taking/editing images, and storytelling, including writing articles, blogs and developing videos. Researches topics and resources for use in the outreach efforts.
- Performs related work as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Strong analytic skills to process the data and present findings
- Must be a team player
- Exceptional interpersonal skills, must be comfortable communicating with industry partners at
- various occupational levels
- Must be comfortable and experienced in working with diverse populations
- Must be skilled in networking and building relationships
- Strong presentation skills
- Ability to utilize technology (Excel, PowerPoint, analytics software) for daily work
- Exceptional computer skills
- Ability to strategically align stakeholders in developing a shared vision
- Self-starter who takes initiative
- Experience writing well-organized, data driven progress reports
- Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
- Plan, coordinate, and assist with events focused on industry needs
- Ability to work and manage projects independently in an unstructured environment
- Ability to professionally represent Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas
- Must be able to travel/transport themselves to designated sites as assigned.
- May be required to utilize a personal automobile on an agency related business requiring a current valid driver’s license and current automobile liability insurance.
Required Education, TRAINING, AND/OR LICENSES
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration preferred and three years of related work experience in business development, decision analysis, sales, marketing, public relations or related fields.
- Associate’s Degree in Business Administration with five years of related work experience in business development, decision analysis, sales, marketing, public relations or related fields.
- Experience may be substituted for formal education credentials.
TO APPLY, EMAIL YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO KSTUBBLEFIELD@DETWORK.ORG
Job Summary: The role of the Student HireAbility Navigator is to improve access to employment and training services and increase employment opportunities for job seekers with disabilities. Serves as a resource in the Workforce Development area to support, expand, and enhance the provision of pre-employment transition services that are provided by Vocational Rehabilitation as well as by other partners and programs in the Deep East Texas Workforce Development area.
The primary role and responsibility of the HireAbility Navigator is not direct service delivery, but the development, planning, coordination, and promotion of systemic and collaborative strategies that result in the provision of quality pre- employment transition services for students with disabilities in the Deep East Texas workforce development area.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Increase community and system awareness of the resources and activities available to students with disabilities in the following five pre-employment transition services:
- job (career) exploration counseling;
- work-based learning experiences, which may include in school or after school opportunities, or experience outside the traditional school setting (including internships), provided in an integrated environment to the maximum extent possible;
- counseling on opportunities for enrollment in comprehensive transition or postsecondary educational programs at institutions of higher education;
- workplace readiness training to develop social skills and independent living; and
- Instruction in self-advocacy, which may include peer mentoring.
- Develop and sustain relationships with the school districts and Education Service Centers in the workforce development area to promote awareness and availability of pre-employment transition services and Workforce Solutions resources to schools, parents, and students.
- Promote the use of career exploration, postsecondary education planning, and work readiness tools.
- In consultation with Workforce Solutions Offices, local VR offices, local education agencies, parents and students with disabilities, employers, and community partners, develop effective and innovative strategies to:
- Improve the transition to postsecondary activities of students who are members of traditionally unserved and underserved populations.
- Expand or enhance the provision of required pre-employment transition services to students with disabilities in the workforce development area
- Develop and/or disseminate information and resources to Workforce Solutions Offices, local VR offices, local education agencies, employers, community partners, parents, and students.
- Convene and/or attend workgroups, committees, coalitions, and cross-agency teams to foster system and community coordination of pre-employment transition services and activities for students with disabilities.
- Provide information, training, and technical assistance to Workforce Solutions Offices, local VR offices, school districts, Education Service Centers, community partners, and employers, regarding resources and activities available to assist students with disabilities to transition successfully to postsecondary education, employment, or both.
- Develop and coordinate events, campaigns, and other activities to increase and foster student and family awareness of and access to pre-employment transition services provided by local VR offices, school districts, Education Service Centers, other Workforce Solutions programs, and community partners and resources.
- In consultation and coordination with local VR offices, and other Board and Board contractor staff, such as business services staff:
- Organize events and activities to increase employers' understanding of the abilities of students with disabilities.
- Provide training and/or resources to increase employers' awareness of disability etiquette and accommodations for students with disabilities.
- Collaborate with partner agencies to develop work- based learning opportunities for students with disabilities, including internships, summer employment, other employment opportunities available throughout the school year, and apprenticeships.
- The HireAbility Navigator must comply with federal and state requirements regarding confidentiality of student data,
- The HireAbility Navigator must ensure that resources and materials developed for the deliverables are available in accessible formats for students who use screen reader software, screen magnification software, large print, and Braille.
- The HireAbility Navigator must ensure that reasonable accommodations are available and provided as requested for activities. The HireAbility Navigator must participate in meetings called by TWC for training, information sharing, and HireAbility Navigator Program development and improvement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- To perform the job successfully, and individual should demonstrate, at a minimum, the following competencies:
- Problem Solving – Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
- Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; demonstrates group presentation skills.
- Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar.
- Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
- Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; Conserves organizational resources.
- Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
- Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
- Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Excellent verbal skills and verbal reasoning are required.
- Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to determine human resource related needs of businesses through interviews, survey and information discussions, and to suggest possible solutions to any problems.
- Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of PowerPoint, MS Windows, Excel, MS Internet Explorer and MS Word software.
- Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Some lifting of up to approximately 25 pounds is occasionally required. Must be able to make on site employer visits in all weather conditions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Other Skills and Abilities:
A HireAbility Navigator must present a professional appearance and conduct him/herself in a professional manner at all times. They must also have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record.
- Education and Experience Requirements
- Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.
- One additional year of full-time qualifying experience may be substituted for each year (30 semester hours) of the required education.
- A master's degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the required qualifying experience.
- Four years of full-time work experience.
- Work experience in the fields of education, vocational rehabilitation, workforce development programs, human services programs, or non-profit organizations serving students or persons with disabilities is preferred.
- Work Environment:
The work environment consists of a standard office, and employee’s personal dependable vehicle. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Estimated 50% local travel and 10% other in-state travel is required.
TO APPLY, EMAIL YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO KSTUBBLEFIELD@DETWORK.ORG
Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas is one of 28 local workforce development boards located throughout the state. This Workforce Development Board serves 12 counties (Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, and Tyler) through a network of partners. The primary goal of WSDET and the 28 local workforce development boards is to respond to the needs of Texas employers and workers through locally designed market-driven workforce development initiative.
- Paid Time Off
Please email your resume to email@example.com. If you prefer to mail your resume, please submit to: Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas, Attn: Human Resources, 415 S. 1st St., Suite 110B, Lufkin, TX 75901.
Disclaimer: All offers for employment are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a background check.
Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas, a proud partner of the American Job Center Network, is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Texas Relay for the hearing impaired – English (Voice): 1-800-735-2989 / Spanish (Voice):1-800-662-4954 or 7-1-1.