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Accounting and Operations Associate

Job Description
Organization: 
Access Fund
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Administrative | Finance
Job Description: 

Overview:

 

Access Fund is looking for an Accounting and Operations Associate who will serve as key support staff for the Finance and Operations Department of a growing non-profit organization. The Accounting and Operations Associate will report to the Controller and will support day-to-day accounting functions as well as providing support for human resources management and other operational functions.

 

The ideal candidate will be passionate about Access Fund’s mission to keep climbing areas open and conserve the climbing environment. The new team member will have excellent problem solving skills, work well independently, show initiative to take on new challenges, and thrive in a dynamic, highly productive work environment. 

 

The position will be based in Access Fund Headquarters, which is located in Boulder, Colorado. Currently, due to the pandemic, all staff with the exception of essential staff are working remotely. 

 

Key responsibilities:

 

Accounting

 

  • Processing payables, including posting to the online bill payment service;
  • Posting and accurately classifying credit card purchases;
  • Reconciling monthly statements, credit cards, and other accounts;
  • Maintaining financial records and receipts;
  • Processing payroll and retirement contributions;
  • Assisting with processing of annual tax documents;
  • Tracking inventory and in-kind donations; 
  • Assisting with financial reporting; and
  • Assisting with additional data entry and management.

 

Human Resources and Operations

 

  • Assisting with administration of benefits program and serving as point of contact for staff;
  • Assisting with administration of workers’ compensation system;
  • Assisting with job postings, hirings, onboarding and offboarding; and
  • Assisting in management of HR files.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; relevant experience and coursework may substitute degree;
  • Strong grasp of accounting and financial management, especially for non-profit organizations;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience with Quickbooks or comparable accounting software;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage projects involving multiple team members;
  • Detail-oriented with exceptionally strong follow-up and follow-through skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills;
  • Natural curiosity and skill at problem solving;
  • Interest in learning about the operations of a dynamic, growing non-profit organization;
  • Motivated and interested to join our journey on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and excited to work with a team of colleagues from a wide variety of backgrounds;
  • Enthusiasm for climbing and conservation are a plus.

 

Compensation and Benefits:

 

  • Salary: $40,000-$45,000/year DOE
  • Benefits
    • Generous time off, including paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal time.
    • Access Fund offers medical, dental, vision and disability insurance as well as 403b retirement participation. Access Fund also offers 403b matching after one year of employment.
    • Participation in industry pro-deals.
    • Climbing gym discount depending on location

Physical demands and abilities:

  • Regularly spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers
  • Regularly work on repetitive tasks

 

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter describing pertinent professional and personal experience with ‘Accounting and Operations Coordinator’ in the subject line to [email protected].  No phone calls please.

 

Access Fund is an equal opportunity employer and provides employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability. 

 

At Access Fund, we pride ourselves on the health and happiness of our staff. Together, we are building an organization and an industry where great ideas, born from a diversity of experiences, thrive.

Areas of Responsibility

Accounting, Human Resources and Operations - see above for full description.

Requirements/Qualifications
  • See above.
Compensation/Benefits
Compensation: 
  • Salary: $40,000-$45,000/year DOE
  • Benefits
    • Generous time off, including paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal time.
    • Access Fund offers medical, dental, vision and disability insurance as well as 403b retirement participation. Access Fund also offers 403b matching after one year of employment.
    • Participation in industry pro-deals.
    • Climbing gym discount depending on location
Benefits: 

Included above.

How To Apply

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter describing pertinent professional and personal experience with ‘Accounting and Operations Coordinator’ in the subject line to [email protected].  No phone calls please.

 

Access Fund is an equal opportunity employer and provides employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability. 

 

At Access Fund, we pride ourselves on the health and happiness of our staff. Together, we are building an organization and an industry where great ideas, born from a diversity of experiences, thrive. 

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