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  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Two (2) years related experience in financial analysis
  • Advanced skills with Word, Excel, Adobe, and PowerPoint programs - MS Excel in particular (manag spreadsheets, creating charts and using advanced formulas)
  • Solid knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principals, laws and regulations
  • Excellent numeracy skils and an attention to detail with the ability to analyze and present complex da
  • Familiarity with Non-Profit accounting
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills
  • High degree of professionalism


Oversee financial activities of the Business Office performing complex and diverse financial duties in support of Head Start objectives. Calculating, recording and reconciling General Ledger date to ensure 1 transactions are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Terms of Employment

Conditions of Employment

Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. requires staff to possess current, valid Background Clearances (3) and be Fully Vaccinated (Primary Series) against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination for COVID-19 will be requi unless exempted by federal, state or local laws.

Location, Hours & Salary

Central Office, 23 Beekman Street, Wilkes-Barre

Full Time, Full Year with base hours of work at 37.5 hrs/wk ExempUSalaried position; Annual Salary: $46,969 Additional compensation for advanced degree

Additional compensatoin for Bilingual Abilities (Eng/Spanish)

$1,000 Sign-On Bonus

Fringe Benefits Package

STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS - Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness - SEE this valuable LINK on PSLF Program best for you and your family. Fully benefits-eligible employees can cover themselves, eligible dependent The plans all offer preventive care as well as low-cost options for prescription drugs; coverage begins af 60 days; Health Reimbursement Account with LCHS paying 1/2 of deductible; Cash Out Option Availabl1 with proof of other coverage. Low Employee co-payment toward premium

RETIREMENT PLAN - LCHS 401(k) with 7% agency contribution with a voluntary pre-tax and/or Ro1 after-tax investment option

PAID Life Insurance (1x annual salary)

PAID Long Term Disability Insurance

PAID Sick Time - Accrues up to 65 working days

PAID Personal Time - 1 day/year

PAID Vacation Time - 2 weeks Year 1; 3 weeks Years 2-4; 4 weeks at Year 5

PAID Holidays immediately, including extended break between Christmas-New Year

PAID Education/Tuition Assistance at $322/credit, up to $5,250/year

PAID Training Opportunities

Flexible Benefits - Pre-Tax Medical/ Dependent Care Spending

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Our employees ...

...receive attractive salaries and unique career opportunities; meaningful work that is constantly changing and evolving;

...enjoy successful careers without sacrificing their personal lives;

...enjoy limitless opportunities for professional growth;

... work in an environment of professional respect.

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