Colorado Nonprofit Association

Accountant & Office Manager

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado (“WFCO”) is the only statewide community foundation dedicated to advancing gender, racial, and economic equity. Since 1987, we have catalyzed community to invest in women by investing in our work. Our policy and advocacy efforts impact all 2.85 million Colorado women and girls, and our grantmaking reaches women and girls in all 64 Colorado counties. Reporting to and working alongside the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), the Accountant & Office Manager will be integral to the finance team. The Accountant & Office Manager performs daily accounting functions and assists the CFO with the monthly close, financial reporting, administration, and other tasks.

Responsibilities

Accounting

 Assist with the coordination of the day-to-day operations for the Finance Team.

 Maintain general ledger and prepare monthly reconciliations of key general ledger accounts to ensure accuracy of balances.

 Assist in the month-end and year-end close processes.

 Perform the daily bank reconciliation and monthly reconciliations of cash accounts.

 Assist in the management of the company credit card program.

 Manage the accounts payable process, including grants, to ensure timely payment and vendor management.

 Develop and maintain a process of internal tracking and reporting on all impact investments.

 Assist in the development and implementation of a documented system of accounting policies, standard operating procedures (SOP’s), and internal controls.

 Assist in maintaining and verifying the accuracy of the accounting software sub systems data.

 Support the annual financial audit activities and inquiries.

Office Manager

 Provide support for staff and the CFO in managing and troubleshooting IT issues. Acting as a liaison with the outsourced IT Managed Service Provider.

 Coordinate activities related to the Chambers Center.

 Handle office administration functions including working with Denver University, maintaining common spaces, and ordering and maintaining office

Qualifications

 Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field.

 Minimum of 3 – 5 years accounting and finance experience.

 Fundamental knowledge of GAAP.

 Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and accounting software, Blackbaud Financial Edge preferred.

 Analytical, problem-solving, and time management skills.

Skills and Competencies

 Commitment to equity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace and in communities.

 Meets deadlines, pays attention to detail, and applies strong project management skills.

 Ability to handle confidential issues with discretion.

 Comfortable serving collaborative teams of colleagues both on-site and in remote locations.

 High energy and passion for mission is essential.

Physical Working Conditions & Effort Required

 Work is typically performed in a standard office environment although we are currently working in a hybrid work environment. Required in office attendance on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

 The WFCO office is on the University of Denver campus.

 Occasional travel around the state for community

Director of Finance

St. Mary’s Academy is seeking a Director of Finance. This full-time, 12-month, exempt position reports to the COO/Vice President of Operations. The ideal candidate will play a vital role in managing and overseeing the financial operations and strategies of the school while ensuring financial stability, optimizing resource allocation, and supporting the school’s mission. This position requires a strong financial acumen, leadership skills, and a deep understanding of the unique financial challenges faced by independent schools. Responsibilities include financial planning and control, financial statements, financial aid, wage and benefit administration, purchasing control, personnel administration, and other general administration.

Through regular conversations with SMA administration, St. Mary’s Academy staff learn and understand their job responsibilities. It has been a hallmark of staff throughout the history of SMA that their work goes beyond the classroom and includes not only the academic preparation of the student, but also the emotional, social and spiritual development of students. Additionally, staff at St. Mary’s Academy are enthusiastic and energetic and they find support for new ideas. This enthusiasm is encouraged and applauded at SMA. Staff members at St. Mary’s Academy are a supportive group. One does not have to look far to find a helping hand.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Qualifications/Requirements:

Education and qualifications should include the following:

Controller

 · Works
with the Executive Director and Finance Committee to develop and report a
financial plan for the Denver Inner City Parish.
   

 · Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple
tasks efficiently.
 

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability
to interact compassionately and professionally with diverse populations.
 

· Attention to detail and ability to follow procedures accurately
and timely.
  

· Ability to work effectively in a team and independently. 

· Proficient computer skills and advanced experience with
QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, virtual meeting applications and databases.
 

· Commitment to the mission and values of the organization. 

· Understanding of GAAP 

· Use of Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Outlook.
Advanced Excel skills, including use of Pivot tables and V Lookup
 

· Outstanding relationship-building skills 

· Demonstrated leadership skills. 

· Strong written and verbal communication skills 

· Excellent analytical skills including the ability to apply basic
math principles.
 

· Excellent organizational and time management skills 

· Ability to prioritize and use good judgement. 

· Ability to understand and interpret applicable laws, policies,
regulations, rules, guidelines, etc.
 

· Ability to prepare and present analysis of issues and translate
complex information into easily comprehensible terms.
 

· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with employees at all levels.
 

Supervisory responsibilities 

None at this time 

Work environment 

Private office in a community center that provides direct services.
The controller will interact with staff, board, auditor, contract staff and
foundation partners on a regular basis either in-person or virtually.
 

Physical demands 

  

· The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions
of this job.
 

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands and fingers to handle
or feel objects, tools, or controls. Reach with hands and arms, climb stairs,
talk, or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and
supplies up to 25 pounds.
 

· Reasonable accommodation in the work environment may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 

  

Travel required. 

The Controller may need to travel to attend conferences,
training and other events as required to acquire and maintain proficiency in
fulfilling the responsibilities of the position.
 

Required education and experience.  

Preferred education and experience  

· Hold and maintain a CPA license.  

Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work: 

This is a full-time position that requires a minimum of 40 hours
per week. This is a result driven position and is not paid overtime pay for
hours worked over 40 hours a week. This is an in-office position, with some
flexibility for scheduled remote work.
 

Other duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that
are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and
activities may change at any time with or without notice.
  

Staff Accountant

Elevation Community Land Trust (ECLT) is a growing, innovative nonprofit with a mission of providing permanently affordable homeownership opportunities to low- and moderate-income families across Colorado. As a key member of the ECLT Finance Team, the Staff Accountant will be responsible for three primary functions: accurately and timely recording of cash, revenue and receivables to support real time cash reporting; executing day to day accounting functions, including the weekly accounts payable process and recording routine monthly journal entries; and supporting ECLT’s strong internal control environment through expert management of systems and files. This is a terrific opportunity for a detail- and deadline-oriented accountant to hone their skills at a fast-paced, mission-focused organization.

PRIMARY DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

The Staff Accountant will execute a wide variety of accounting transactions to support accurate and timely financial reporting across all levels of the organization. This position is critical to ECLT’s system of internal controls and will collaborate closely with the rest of the ECLT Finance Team to enhance and elevate the team’s systems integrations and file management practices. This position reports to the Controller & Director of Accounting (CDA) and has no direct reports. Duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

Revenue and Receivables:

Accounts Payable:

General Accounting:

Technology & Systems:

General:

This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of job responsibilities. The incumbent will be expected to complete other duties as assigned.

Education:

Experience:

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Requirements:

ECLT DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION POLICY

Elevation Community Land Trust is committed to modeling diversity and inclusion for the affordable housing industry, and to maintaining an inclusive environment with equitable treatment for all. Our diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace is one where all employees and volunteers, whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education or disability, feels valued and respected. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and provide equal opportunity for employment and advancement in all of our departments, programs, and worksites. We respect and value diverse life experiences and heritages and ensure that all voices are valued and heard.

Accounting Specialist

Mi Casa Resource Center is seeking an individual with excellent attention to detail, willingness to learn and experience in accounting, finance, bookkeeping or audit to join as our Accounting Specialist. This is a part time (32 hours per week) benefit eligible position with the option to work one day remotely after completing 90 days at the organization.  

The Accounting Specialist is a key member of the accounting/finance team. This position is responsible for receiving, organizing, and processing various accounting transactions. This may include transactions related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, contracts, and general accounting activity.   

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Operations  

Independent Judgement

Compliance

Other  

QUALIFICATIONS

 KEY COMPETENCIES  

   

Accountant

Job Title: Accountant

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week Monday-Friday. Onsite work is required with potential for hybrid
schedule after 6 months of employment. Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this job.

Reports to: CFO

About EFAA: EFAA’s mission
is to provide stabilizing services, innovative programs, and transformative advocacy to strengthen families and create a thriving community. For over 100 years, EFAA has provided a local safety net to vulnerable households and has increasingly developed deeper programming to more systemically reduce poverty,
prevent homelessness, build family resilience and create a more equitable community.

Position Summary

Accountant performs general accounting duties, including the remote deposit receipt of donations, entry and
payment of vendor invoices and participant vouchers. In addition, the Accountant maintains EFAA’s property management system with regard to monthly rent and security deposits for EFAA’s housing sites in Boulder County. The position interacts with all levels of staff at EFAA, including staff in Programs and Development. The Accountant maintains accurate files, processes payroll and performs general journal entries supporting the CFO and EFAA staff.

Essential functions

· Review vendor invoices and participant vouchers for authority to pay, accuracy, due date, and completeness.

· Code invoices and vouchers for appropriate expense accounts, departments and grants.

· Enter approved invoices and vouchers into the accounting system for payment.

· Pay invoices and vouchers on a timely basis.

· Maintain accurate and neat files with clear documentation to support all payments.

· Generate accounting system reports when needed to reconcile accounts or get information for other departments.

· Follow up with Resource Navigators or other agencies on payment of invoices and vouchers.

· Remotely deposit all checks received to ensure timely deposits of donations and other checks.

· Enter cash receipts into the accounting system and reconcile monthly with the Development team on donations.

· Utilizing a property management system (DoorLoop), receive, enter and reconcile tenant rent, security deposits and late fees with bank statements and the accounting system.

· Prepare bank deposits for all cash received and deposit at the bank.

· Maintain rental and grant spreadsheets to reflect transactions.

· Generate and enter journal entries and adjusting entries into the accounting system.

· Support the CFO in quarterly and annual closing of the financial records.

· Support the CFO in budget preparation and periodic budget reporting.

· Process and submit payroll on a semi-monthly basis.

The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Skills/Competencies

· Associate degree in business or accounting required and at least 3+ years’ experience with a wide range of accounting procedures (A/P, A/R, GL)

· Knowledge of automated accounting systems is required; EFAA uses MIP Fund Accounting (Abila) and experience with it would be highly desirable

· Understanding of GAAP accounting principles

· Experience working in MS Office, with strong Excel skills, Outlook, Teams and Share Point

· Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in entering financial data

· Highly efficient and organized

· Ability to maintain confidentiality

· Proficiency with 10-key typing and data entry

· Deadline-driven with excellent time management ability

· High degree of integrity, personal motivation, self-direction and detail-orientation

· Commitment to EFAA’s mission and the principals of diversity, equity and inclusion

Working Environment, Physical Activities and Equipment Used:

Physical agility to perform all aspects of the job including standing, sitting, walking, the use of stairs, and
ability to lift up to 20 lbs. Typical office environment and regularly uses computers for data input and other work.

Employee must take proper safety precautions, anticipate unsafe circumstances and act accordingly to prevent accidents; adhere to and practice EFAA Safety Rules.

Controller

OVERVIEW

Under the supervision of the COO, the Controller will be responsible for the long-term financial health of BBBSC. In addition, they will partner with and be in service to the Leadership Team, the Finance Committee, and the Board of Directors to develop and implement financial strategies across the organization and ensure timely, meaningful, and accurate accounting and financial compliance/reporting for BBBSC.

Currently, the Agency is in its second year of a three-year strategic plan and is working through the deployment of a meaningful $3M+ grant given by philanthropist Mackenzie Scott. The strategic plan includes (but is not limited to) aspirational goals to serve 2000 youth by 2026, become an employer of choice in the Denver market, and being an Agency that fosters a community that values Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion among its employees and programs. While every office has room for improvement, the accounting function at the Agency is very stable; audits are clean and caught up, staff are trained and in place; and there is a substantive strategic plan guiding decision-making. The candidate must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace with both attention to detail and global picture of the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES

ACCOUNTING (60%)

• Lead and oversee the organization’s accounting function including accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash receipts, general ledger, fixed assets processing, in-kind donations and payroll administration.

• Establish and maintain the organization’s system of accounts and assure integrity of books and records for all transactions.

• Oversee reconciliation of bank statements, associated accounts, balance sheet, and maintain internal accounts.

• Oversee cash flow planning to ensure availability of funds as needed.

• Develop, maintain, monitor and enforce accounting policies and procedures and internal controls in accordance with GAAP and provide trainings as needed.

• Maintain adequate separation of duties within the accounting functions.

• Oversee contract execution and compliance including audit services, financial services and contract services.

• Function as the system administrator for the accounting and budgeting software (QuickBooks).

• Provide support to HR in the areas of benefit administration, payroll, employee relations, compensation, and policy/compliance administration.

• Lead the year-end audit with the external auditors and internal staff, including the preparation of audit lead schedules, work papers, financial statements, and footnotes.

• Assist auditors in preparation of IRS Form 990 and Annual Report.

FINANCE (30%)

• Generate timely, meaningful, and accurate financial reports; present reports to the CEO/COO, Finance Committee, Board of Directors, and Pikes Peak Advisory Board.

• Responsible for all financial reporting requirements as recommended and required by GAAP, the FASB, nonprofit best practice, IRS, Colorado Secretary of State and other related, and governmental agencies.

• In conjunction with the COO, establish a plan and facilitate the preparation of the annual budget for approval by Board of Directors.

• Prepare, review, and analyze monthly reports of revenue and expenditures compared to budgeted targets in partnership with department leaders.

• Perform miscellaneous financial analyses and reporting, as requested by the COO/CEO and/or leadership team to include, but not limited to long-range financial forecasting, grant and sponsorship applications, profitability studies, year to date and year-end analysis, and capital expenditure reviews.

• Oversee financial and administrative compliance and reporting for government contracts and private grants.

• Act as fiduciary for BBBSC retirement plan.

ADMINISTRATION & SUPERVISION (10%)

Participate in Leadership Team meetings as needed in order to coordinate program activities with other departments, assist with overall agency goals, and be mindful of the agency’s mission and vision.

• Ensure that the CEO/COO and Board are kept fully informed on the financial condition of the organization and all-important factors influencing it in a timely manner.

• Remain up to date on nonprofit best practices and state/federal law and regulations regarding nonprofit financial and administrative operations.

• Support and coordinate work of the Board of Directors through the Finance Committee.

• Effectively supervise and manage one (1) direct report and provide, by example, leadership, motivation and direction, and quality performance reviews to direct report.

• Represent BBBSC to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, foundation executives, auditors, or public officials as needed, etc.

PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE

• Adhere to all Personnel Policies and Procedures for the Agency.

• Maintain professional standards of performance, demeanor, and appearance; act as a “role model” both at and away from the Agency.

• Maintain a creative, team-building approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks.

• Performs all tasks and responsibilities with attention to detail and in a complete and timely manner, complying with agency policies and standards and conforming to the scheduling requirements of the job and program.

• Maintain an awareness of the agency’s mission and work to promote the positive individual and social change goals it embodies.

• Actively strive to create and maintain a culturally sensitive and appropriate environment through communication and interaction that demonstrates respect for diversity, socio-economic, and cultural differences.

• Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Minimum of five years’ meaningful experience in public or nonprofit finance as a Controller, Accounting Manager or other top level accounting position that includes experience in financial analysis, staff supervision, strategic planning, budgeting, audits and financial problem-solving. CPA preferred.

• Experience being the lead liaison with a non-profit audit.

• Must be computer proficient and possess meaningful experience in Microsoft Office Suite & QuickBooks.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a closely related field.

• Must be a hands-on accountant with substantive spreadsheet (pivot tables) and accounting software experience.

• Exceptional working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP basis accounting and budget-based accounting).

• Experience working with and reporting out to Boards of Directors.

• Ability to handle multiple tasks and to assess and change priorities based upon agency needs.

• Strategic thinker who communicates professionally and effectively with diverse staff, volunteers, donors, prospects, and community stakeholders.

• Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy, initiative, and exercise personal judgment in a fast- paced environment with a strong sense of humor and integrity. Unmistakable organizational, planning, and job-execution skills and ability to implement agency vision, mission, and values into everyday work.

Note: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado is committed to responding flexibly to changing circumstances and priorities which means that the expectations of every position are dynamic. This description reflects the assignment of essential functions but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Controller

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Controller will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities. The Controller will lead all day-to-day finance operations, supervise the finance department team and have functional responsibility over accounting, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and reporting. The Controller will ensure that systems and procedures are in place to support effective program implementation and conduct successful audits. The Controller will work closely with project leaders and their staffs, not only to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures but also to explore how the finance function can support program operations. In addition, the Controller will partner with the CFO, Executive Leadership, HR and IT staff to enhance and better integrate finance, HR, and IT functions.

Key Responsibilities:

Qualifications: 

Staff Accountant

JOB TITLE:          Staff Accountant

REPORTS TO:     CFO/COO

FSLA STATUS:    Exempt, Full Time (30+ hrs weekly)

DEPARTMENT:  Administrative

LOCATION:        1440 Pine St., Boulder, CO

ABOUT TGTHR

At TGTHR (formerly Attention Homes), we are building a movement that galvanizes communities, empowers young people, and puts an end to youth homelessness. We won’t stop until every young person is valued, empowered and safe. We provide a continuum of shelter and housing services for young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness and support youth in achieving housing stability, improving their physical and emotional well-being, pursuing education and employment goals, and building strong social networks. We partner with stakeholders to advocate for policies that will address and prevent youth homelessness across Colorado. Our work is grounded in a commitment to social justice, and we are dedicated to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in our workplace, programs, and community. For more information, visit TGTHR.org.

The following values guide our efforts: 

SUMMARY OF POSITION 

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Staff Accountant is responsible for the financial management and reporting of government grants (federal, state, local). This role collaborates with the fundraising and program teams to provide budget and grant reporting. In addition, this role also supports the Finance team in general ledger maintenance, reconciling accounts, preparing financial reports, and assisting with audits and budgeting processes. The Staff Accountant collaborates across departments to provide excellent financial services helping partners and leaders to realize TGTHR’s strategic goals.

Essential Duties

Requirements

Accountant/Bookkeeper

  1. Maintains records of financial transactions by posting transactions.
  2. Records accounts payable, donations, grant receivable.    
  3. Payroll and timesheets.         
  4. Grant report compilation, reporting, and tracking.      
  5. Financial statements and reports.      
  6. Assist in preparing records for audit.
  7. Participates in budget development and tracking.
  8. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Office work, letters and filing as needed.