YWCA Metro St. Louis
  • 09-Jun-2022 to 08-Jul-2022 (CST)
  • Administrative/Support
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, 403b, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), 11 paid holidays, Short Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, Pension Plan

We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best- serve our clients, children and families. As part of our commitment to health and safety, all new hires must be fully vaccinated prior to their start date.

*Please note, a candidate is considered fully vaccinated if the following applies:

  • 2 weeks after the second dose in a 2-does vaccination series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna Vaccines, OR
  • 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Vaccine

If you believe you qualify for an accommodation due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief please let Human Resources know. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Cost Specialist

Purpose: The role of the Cost Specialist is to assist in maintaining program requirements as it relates to the allocation of expenditures across programs and monitoring related balances. Assists in the implementation of current procedures as it related to maintaining requirements for a federally funded Head Start Program

Job Responsibilities:

Test integrity of allocations across Restricted Cost Centers

Maintain monthly settlement of Unrestricted Cost Centers

Maintain weekly statistics of IdentoGo Services

Assist the Non-Federal Share Administrator with ad hoc reports, as assigned

Collect substantiating data for Cost Allocation Planning

Attend all required trainings, meetings and complete necessary certifications, as required

Assist with training of program staff as it related to procurement

Job Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Requirements:

Work effectively with people of diverse social, economic, cultural, and educational backgrounds.

Experience with low income and culturally diverse families preferred.

Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Knowledge of Head Start Program Performance Standards

Type 50-65 WPM.

Efficient with entire Microsoft Suite, with ability to negotiate Microsoft Office with a solid knowledge in Microsoft Excel formulations.

Efficient with internal electronic data systems

3-5 years of data entry and administrative assistance experience required

Work well independently and collaboratively with others

Skilled in written and verbal communication

Ability to analyze information and apply it


High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

Some college preferred

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