Accountant

Position: 
Accountant
Employment: 
Full time
Location: 
Fort Collins, CO
Organization Name: 
Community Foundation of Northern Colorado
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Job Description: 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Accounting and Reporting

  • Oversees general ledger activity and ensures a timely and accurate close to the monthly books, including reconciliations for all investments and bank accounts.
  • Processes weekly accounts payable and makes certain the Foundation is meeting financial obligations in a timely manner and staying within budget.
  • Oversees weekly gift processing and receipting.
  • Ensures appropriate levels of cash on hand for operations.
  • Assists with tracking and analysis of monthly expenditures and staff expense reports.
  • Serves as a financial reporting resource to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Processes timely and accurate preparation of payroll with Director of Finance. Works with Operations Officer on human resource areas that overlap with payroll and finance.

Investments

  • Prepares monthly investment reconciliation of pooled and individual accounts.
  • Assists Director of Finance with Finance Committee activity including recording of minutes.
  • Maintains positive relationships with investment and banking contacts and collaborate with them as necessary on investment accounts.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of one year of general accounting experience. Fund accounting and foundation experience preferred.
  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance required.
  • Understanding of the various types of charitable funds and their associated tax benefits preferred.
  • Experience preparing dashboards and financial reports.
  • Previous experience using Blackbaud is a plus.
  • Advanced technological aptitude; high-level competency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong time management/organizational skills.
  • Ability to analyze and think critically; ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.