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Like many nonprofits, the culture of Junior Achievement (JA) is a decidedly mission-driven one. From the board of directors to staff members, the JA community is filled with dedicated professionals committed to delivering its programs of hope and opportunity to students.

Through the key content areas of entrepreneurship, financial responsibility and career readiness, JA inspires students to succeed in a global economy. Our success stems from great people who are team players and share a common enthusiasm for the great mission of this organization.

We encourage you to apply for a position and join a winning team of people who educate and inspire students, helping prepare them for the real world.


Director of Finance

JA-Rocky Mountain (JA) is seeking an enthusiastic individual to oversee our finance and human resources administration. Reporting to the President/CEO, this individual will play a critical role in maximizing and facilitating a productive work environment of a well-respected, high-impact and award-winning organization.

The candidate will be integral to the following activities: finance and reporting, business planning, budgeting, human resources, and administration.  This individual will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the preparation of JA’s annual budget, monthly financial statements, and assisting department directors and other managers and supervisors in the preparation of individual department budgets.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Money Management – Maximizes cash utilization including cash flow projections and managing bank relations
  • Financial Reporting – Maintains and provides accurate and timely financial information for senior management and the Board of Directors. Prepares financial statements, income, expense and balance sheets. Assures organization meets all JA USA, state and federal reporting deadlines
  • Human Resources – Manages all aspects of HR including payroll and benefits
  • Facilities Management – Manages the effective use of the building and facilities owned by JA
  • Staff Management – Manages two support staff

 Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent work experience
  • Ten years of general accounting experience and human resources administrative experience
  • Understand GAAP and have cost-based accounting knowledge and audit coordination
  • Tech savvy and knowledge of Quickbooks with Advanced Excel spreadsheet and modeling skills
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

To apply, send a cover letter (including salary requirements) and resume by January 26, 2018 to Careers@JAColorado.org. This position is located in Denver, Colorado.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related duties required by their supervisor. This posting does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.


Operations Assistant

As the JA-Rocky Mountain (JA) operations assistant, you will serves as the JA receptionist and provide administrative support for the JA staff who work with educators, companies and volunteers to implement JA programs. This position is part of the operations department and reports to the senior director of operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all JA program materials including maintenance of storage room, inventory and delivery using various delivery methods (courier, USPS, UPS)
  • Prepare JA materials for delivery including running database queries, creating program schedules and maintaining copies of needed paperwork
  • General receptionist duties such as greeting visitors, answering the JA main phone line, conference room scheduling, meeting set up and take down, mail sorting and kitchen maintenance
  • General administrative support, such as data entry and conducting volunteer background checks
    Performs other related duties as needed

Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree and a minimum of two years of work experience or Bachelor’s degree
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, intermediate knowledge of Excel preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent customer service, both internal and external
  • Excellent organizational skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Desire to be part of an energetic environment that values results and teamwork
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds

Preferences:

  • Experience in the field of education

To apply, send a cover letter (including salary requirements) and resume to Careers@JAColorado.org by January 16, 2018. Please include the job title in the subject line. This position is located in Denver, Colorado.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related duties required by their supervisor. This posting does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.


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