Careers

Good work starts with good people. We’re looking for passionate, talented people to join our team.

An image of Dr. Thomas Randle, Superintendent, and Mike Rockwood, Chief of Staff, of Consolidated Independent School District, smiling as they participate in a leadership program session for The Holdsworth Center.
Group photo of The Holdsworth Center's staff standing on a staircase at the La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas.

We thrive on collaboration

It takes a diverse team of talented individuals to do extraordinary work. The Holdsworth Center is comprised of professionals with deep expertise in educational leadership, organizational talent management, adult learning and school district administration. We're looking for experienced and versatile professionals who enjoy working within multidisciplinary teams and thrive on pushing ideas further through feedback, collaboration and iteration.

All employment decisions are based on job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Open positions

Accountant

About the organization

The Holdsworth Center is a non-profit organization founded and largely funded by Charles Butt, Chairman of H-E-B, a regional retail company. Our mission is to impact, over time, the quality of K-12 public education for all Texas students by supporting and developing leaders. Based in Austin, Texas, our campus and programs are being developed in honor of Charles’ mother, Mary Elizabeth Holdsworth Butt, who was an educator, a philanthropist and a lifelong champion for social justice.

We partner with public school districts over five years to help them grow outstanding leaders at all levels so that staff thrive, and students excel in every classroom. At Holdsworth, we believe leadership isn’t just about titles. We make a deep investment in leaders at both the district and campus levels, including teachers who lead students in the classroom and influence and lead their colleagues.

We are seeking an Accountant who shares a deep commitment to our mission and whose experience and vision will deepen our capacity and enhance our impact as we strive to serve public school districts across the state of Texas.

About the position

The Accountant, reporting to the Director of Finance, will process the organization’s daily financial transactions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, period end journal entries, and assist with budgeting, analysis, production of financial statements and reports. The accountant also helps maintain and monitor internal controls and works closely with staff and vendors.

In alignment with strengths and skills, the Accountant will:

  • Process day-to-day financial maintenance responsibilities
  • Process routine and period end closing journal entries to the General Ledger
  • Maintain depreciation, fixed asset, and insurance schedules
  • Work with vendors, “troubleshoot” as necessary and resolve issues with autonomy
  • Assist with budgeting and financial analysis
  • Performs monthly and year-end close
  • Supports special request and projects as directed by the leadership
  • Knowledge of GAAP and all other regulatory rules, regulations and requirements

Desirable candidates will have a range of prior experience and capabilities to include:

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or business administration
  • 3-5 years of experience required
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft NAV financial reporting software
  • Familiarity with financial charts, graphs, and data analytics software a plus
  • Experience in a non-profit organization is a plus, but not required

How to apply

Interested candidates can submit a current resume and cover letter, including 3 professional references, detailing their interest in this position and how their experience will contribute to the work of The Holdsworth Center. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed. Position is open until filled. Applications will be screened regularly until a sufficient pool of candidates is identified. Please click here to apply.

The Holdsworth Center is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. All employment decisions are based on job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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