Senior Accountant

Posted: 09/01/2022

Who is Community First?
Community First Foundation has been connecting donors and innovative Colorado nonprofits since 1975. As the community foundation serving Jefferson County, we are committed to activating ideas, people and resources so that all Jeffco communities have the opportunity to thrive. We help donors with philanthropic planning, support nonprofits with grants and resources, and together, build resilient and connected communities. Our work is rooted in radical listening and a commitment to equity and inclusion.  We like trying new things so let’s dream big and make something better today!
About the Position:
We highly encourage diverse individuals to apply. We believe that different experiences, perspectives, ideas, and cultures make us a better team and enable us to deliver an even better experience to our donors and nonprofits.
As the Senior Accountant, you will prepare and maintain documents and statements on investments and other financial transactions and oversee other pertinent accounting projects and processes.
Your essential duties and responsibilities as the Senior Accountant will include

  • Prepare quarterly constituent statements
  • Prepare monthly financial statements
  • Reconcile monthly investments to general ledger
  • Allocate monthly investment activity to sub-funds
  • Prepare financial transactions for entry in finance database
  • Reconcile cash and bank statements
  • Reconcile daily and monthly ColoradoGives transactions
  • Assist with annual audit, tax return and budget preparation
  • Manage ColoradoGives automated clearinghouse (ACH) verification process
  • Model organizational values and drive culture
  • Provide exceptional service to other employees, donors, and nonprofit partners
  • Other duties as assigned
To be success as our Senior Accountant, you should have:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to apply complex thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems and to deal with difficult situations in an innovative way
  • Ability to communicate with different departments in a simple, clear, concise manner that promotes good working relationships
  • Highly organized with attention to details and timeliness
  • Self-reliant, results-oriented, and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage, collaborate and develop consensus with staff and colleagues
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent years of experience required
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience required
  • Preferred CPA certification
Benefits and Perks:
We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our client values their employees’ time and efforts. Their commitment to your success is enhanced by their competitive compensation of $62,000-70,000 and an extensive benefits package including:
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) / retirement plan
  • 401(k) employer matching
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid family leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Paid holidays
  • Remote work / telecommuting options
  • Workplace perks
We are also conveniently located on the G-line in Old Town Arvada. Oh, and we’re pretty fun so we think you’ll like working with us.
By now you’re at the bottom of this job posting so chances are you’re probably interested in this role. If you’re hesitant because you don’t meet every requirement, but you think you’re a fit, please give it a shot and apply to:
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
You are valued and you belong. We are committed to maintaining the best possible environment for our employees where people can show up as their authentic selves and grow with the Foundation. We are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive workplace and we can only achieve this together.
In that spirit, we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Wage Type: Salary

Hourly Range (if applicable): Based on Experience

Now Hiring!: Full-Time

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