Accounting Associate

Accounting Associate
Full time
Denver, CO
Organization Name: 
Rose Community Foundation
Application Deadline: 
Monday, April 3, 2023
Job Description: 

Rose Community Foundation seeks an Accounting Associate to support the activities of the Administration and Finance department, which broadly focuses on supporting the overall needs of the organization. The Accounting Associate is a member of the Administration and Finance Department and works most closely with the Controller and the Accounting and Benefits Manager.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a mission- and values-driven, fast-paced, and multi-faceted work environment. We seek a colleague who is a highly collaborative team player and is also able to successfully work independently. They should have excellent organizational and planning skills, paired with a developed sense of discretion and sensitivity to confidentiality. Additionally, they will be a self-starter, have strong problem solving and critical thinking skills, possess a love for spreadsheets and numbers, and a willingness to learn and grow. 

Across our team, we value humor, humility and self-awareness, empathy and strong personal and professional integrity and ethics. Rose Community Foundation strives to continually evolve and has an organizational orientation towards growth and learning, so we look for team members who demonstrate flexibility and a growth mindset. The Accounting Associate will contribute to a positive work environment, finding personal and professional alignment with the Foundation’s mission to advance inclusive, engaged and equitable Greater Denver communities and consistently demonstrating the Foundation’s culture and values of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, empathy, generosity, community and transformation through collaboration. 



  • Prepare cash and check deposits
  • Assist with research into payments and cash deposit
  • Provide support during annual audit
  • Manage and monitor all aspects of corporate credit card-related activities, accounting and expense report reconciliation
  • Administer weekly check run and electronic payments
  • Manage vendor records, W-9 and filing of annual 1099 reports


  • Review and reconcile general ledger accounts 
  • Review and prepare monthly financials and budget variance reports 
  • Provide accounting support for Foundation projects and initiatives 


  • File annual property taxes and reports 
  • Review and post incoming gifts 
  • Serve as backup support for the accounting department 
  • Other duties as assigned 

The Accounting Associate reports to the Controller and provides accounting support for the work of the Administration and Finance team.



  • Some professional accounting work experience 
  • Proactive with a solution-oriented mindset 
  • Planning and organizational skills; ability to prioritize and track multiple deadlines 
  • Verbal and written communication skills 
  • High degree of professionalism, discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Proficient user of technology, particularly Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Teams and Zoom. Highly skilled with Microsoft Excel.  
  • Experience with accounting software 
  • Commitment to the Foundation’s core values and culture 


  • Bachelor’s or Associate degree and/or equivalent life and professional experience 
  • Education or Professional focus in accounting, business, math or finance 
  • Experience working effectively across different settings, communities and issues – with people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and cultures 
  • Lived experiences and/or personal understanding of equity, diversity and inclusion and a commitment to incorporating them into daily work

This full-time, exempt position’s hiring range is $50,000 to $60,000. Offered salary is commensurate with internal equity and salary ranges, local and national sector benchmarks and candidate’s relevant qualifications, experience and skills. Rose Community Foundation offers a competitive benefits package including employer-supported health, dental, vision and life insurance; short- and long-term disability coverage, a 403(b)-retirement plan (including an annual employer contribution after one year of employment), flexible spending account, employee assistance program (EAP), generous paid time off including holidays, professional development opportunities and a matching gift program.

Fully renovated office with a collaborative environment located in a building with a café, gym, secure indoor bike parking, covered employee parking and convenient access to parks and trails. We operate on a structured hybrid model where staff work in the office/community three days per week and have the option to work remotely two days per week. Please note that the Foundation expects all team members to be fully vaccinated (including boosters, if eligible) against COVID-19.

Please submit your application, including a resume and cover letter, using the link below. Please upload your cover letter under “Other Documents.” No phone calls or additional email messages please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the posting will remain open for 30 days.