Accountant/HR Adminstrator

Accountant/HR Adminstrator
Full time
Boulder, Colorado
Organization Name: 
Community Foundation Boulder County
Job Description: 

Company: Community Foundation Boulder County

Location:  Boulder, Colorado

Does mission driven, non-profit work make your heart beat faster?  Do you enjoy the mix of day-to-day tactical work while always thinking of ways to improve processes and enhance the work product?  Is problem-solving and attention to detail engrained in who you are and how you operate? Does being a self-starter, serving others, and strong integrity describe you? Do you want to work with people who are dedicated to enhancing the lives and quality of life for others in the community?

We are recruiting for an accountant/HR administrator to join the Foundation. This position reports to the CFO/COO. This is a tremendous opportunity for a driven, self-motivated accountant who thrives on challenges beyond the traditional accounting/finance space. This position will be instrumental in supporting the HR needs of the organization as well as designing and implementing operational workflows and internal controls and have the ability to think strategically.

The Foundation is a well-respected, high-impact organization. The Foundation has an extremely well-connected and dedicated Board of Trustees and volunteers that serve on its governing board and its various committees. In addition, the Foundation owns the Spruce Street Mansion (the building where the Foundation is located), which operates as a separate entity and rents space to local businesses.


Position Responsibilities:

Routine Accounting Functions (40%)

  • Manage and process accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Support the period-end financial close process
  • Analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
  • Conduct periodic reconciliations of system data entry to ensure accuracy
  • Prepare quarterly investment performance summary
  • Prepare documentation for the annual audit
  • Prepare and submit periodic tax and regulatory filings
  • Support annual tax filings’ preparation
  • Support CFO/COO in preparation of board materials

Routine Human Resources Administrative Functions (30%)

  • Process payroll including timesheet management
  • Research and respond to administrative human resources queries
  • Maintain employee HR files in good order
  • Execute administrative human resources onboarding and offboarding tasks
  • Assist the CFO/COO with ensuring that foundation’s employee handbook, benefits guide, and HR policies are up-to-date

Operational Workflow and Internal Controls (15%)

  • Document workflows for all of foundation’s major processes and procedures
  • Document internal controls for each area of the foundation
  • Propose improvements to achieve best practice workflows and internal controls

Strategic Planning and Execution (15%)

  • Evaluate and propose methods and technological tools to capture greater workflow efficiencies, accuracy, and institutional safety and soundness
  • Participate in the development of cross-departmental annual budget and multi-year strategic financial plan including sensitivity analyses
  • Conduct financial analyses to support the Philanthropic Services team’s efforts
  • Support CFO/COO in developing a human capital performance management system


What You Will Need To Be Successful In This Role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance or equivalent experience
  • 3 – 5 years of bookkeeping, accounting, and/or financial analysis experience
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the audit process
  • Strong financial analysis skills including high proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Deep desire to work in the non-profit sector
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Understanding of how to meld efficiency, accuracy, and soundness
  • Good judgment, high personal accountability, and strong integrity
  • Resourceful and very strong independent problem solver
  • Discreet and tactful in interpersonal relationships and in handling of sensitive/confidential information
  • Flexible and comfortable with a fast-paced, multi-tasking, and frequently changing work environment
  • Strong ability to organize and prioritize tasks
  • Service-oriented and collaborative, seeing oneself as part of the larger organization and enjoying cross-departmental work
  • Experience assessing processes and identifying and implementing methods of improvement



Our client is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. They are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know