Colorado Nonprofit Association

Accounting Associate (Part-time)

Job Title: Accounting Associate (Part-time)

Reports to: Controller

Location: Fort Collins, CO (Hybrid, in office 2-3 days/week)

FLSA Status: Non-exempt, regular part-time (20 hours/week)

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Mountain Time

Salary Range: Typical starting range for a new employee in this role is $25.00 – $27.50/hourly

Organization Description

Established in 1963, the Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE) is a 501(c) non-profit organization. In collaboration with academic partner Colorado State University, ISE delivers the Semester at Sea® (SAS) program, one of the longest operating higher education study abroad programs. Semester at Sea® provides its students a global comparative education through classroom and experiential learning in the field. The Semester at Sea® floating campus, the MV World Odyssey, carries around 550 students plus faculty, staff, and others. The duration of the semester voyage is typically 105 days, including visits to 8- 10 countries. ISE conducts two semester voyages annually. See for more information.

Organization Mission

Journeys of discovery that spark bold solutions to global challenges.

Position Description

The Accounting Associate will work to support the Staff Accountant, Controller and/or the CFO/VP of Finance with accounts receivable and accounts payable functions of ISE. They are responsible for tasks such as processing check/ACH/wire payments, entering credit card payments into the accounting system, invoicing, working with ship pursers on student accounts, and are the front line to field phone calls and questions from students and parents regarding student accounts, payments, invoices, or general finance questions as they relate to voyages. This position will be responsible for but not limited to tasks such as assisting the Staff Accountant and Senior Accountant with updating student financial accounts, obtaining invoices, reviewing for accuracy, processing payments for invoices, domestic and international wires, and maintaining relationships with vendors and internal staff as it relates to the mission and policies of ISE.

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