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Foundation Accountant, CMC Foundation, Central Services (req1421)

Location: Central Services
Employment Type: Staff - Full-Time
Compensation: 71,028.98 - 78,921.09 USD – Salary (Exempt)
Job Openings: 1

Position anticipated to close on March 1, 2024, or until filled.

Job Description

Under the direction of the VP for Advancement/CEO of the Colorado Mountain Foundation, this position provides technical budget and accounting expertise, endowment and cash management, and financial analysis for the CMC Foundation, which holds $28 million in assets.  This position coordinates with the external audit firm in preparation and completion of the annual audit for the Foundation.  This position works closely with the Foundation’s Audit and Finance & Investment Committees. This position monitors and analyzes the financial position of the Foundation in conjunction with the VP for Advancement/CEO of the Colorado Mountain College Foundation. Additionally, this critical Foundation team member regularly works in close partnership with the college’s business office, campus budget managers and Foundation staff to track general ledger account balances and ensure timely distribution of Foundation funds for the benefit of Colorado Mountain College and its students.

Hiring range = $71,028.98 - $78,921.09 annual salary depending upon a combination of education and experience. Excellent benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Pet insurance, retirement contribution, tuition reimbursement, annual & sick time, mental health resources, healthy lifestyle benefits, affordable transitional housing may be available to the successful candidate based on eligibility and availability, relocation if applicable.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. Examples may include a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and five years accounting experience or equivalent education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the position.

Licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred. 

Special Skills or abilities related to position: in-depth understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) with additional understanding and experience specific to Not-For-Profit Financial Reporting standards under Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) required. Advanced Excel skills required. Financial Edge accounting software or similar program and Auditing experience preferred.

Welcoming. Innovative. Focused on Student Success. These values reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams, cultivating leaders, and expanding our approaches and mindset. They guide us to be an institution of higher education that’s the right fit for every faculty member, staff, student, collaborative partner, and community member in our trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities strongly preferred.

To Apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.