Administrative · Austin, Texas
Department Administrative
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation Commensurate with experience

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.

Along with working in the capacity of the role, the incumbent will engage alongside Holdsworth staff in leadership development activities and training including but not limited to equity, personal and professional development.  

In alignment with strengths and skills, the Accountant will: 


  • Process day-to-day financial maintenance responsibilities, including processing payments and revenue receipts  
  • Process routine and complex period end closing journal entries to the General Ledger 
  • Assist with budgeting, financial analysis, and financial reporting 
  • Bank and ledger reconciliations 
  • Maintain depreciation/amortizationfixed asset, and insurance schedules 
  • Work with vendors, staff, “troubleshoot” as necessary and resolve issues with autonomy  
  • 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  
  • Certified Public Accountant credential a plus, but not required 
  • 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 by clicking here:  Accountant application

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.

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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  • Location
    Austin, Texas
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Commensurate with experience