Job Title:

Staff Accountant – Head Start

Grade Level/Terms of Employment:

Grade 119 / 12 Month (260 days)

FLSA Status:


Work Location:

Head Start/ Early Head Start Program Office

Immediate Supervisor:

Head Start/ Early Head Start Manager 

General Description:

The Staff Accountant provides fiscal oversight and reporting on financial information for the Head Start/Early Head Start programs.  The Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting in budget preparation, monitoring, execution, revisions, as well as implementing and maintaining an inter-departmental system for managing procurement, control of goods and services, and cash deposits associated with administration of the Federal Head Start and Early Head Start grants.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK: Performs accounting functions to facilitate the overall efficiency of the Finance Department in the area of payroll and general ledger.  Work requires frequent standing, sitting, walking and light lifting up to 10 pounds.  Effective verbal and written communication skills for expressing or exchanging ideas, hearing to perceive information at a normal spoken word level and visual acuity for preparing and analyzing written or computer data.


HOW TO APPLY:  All applicants (including RCPS employees) must submit an on-line application. Please access website at:   


Please upload the following information with your application: a current resume, transcript and license if applicable.  Also, when completing your application, include three email addresses of your professional references and/or upload letters of reference. A combination of professional reference email addresses and letters are accepted. Richmond City Public Schools will conduct a background investigation, fingerprinting, tuberculosis screening and drug/alcohol testing as a condition of employment. EOE. 



START DATE:  Based on School Board approval