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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.


Staff Accountant

Help Junior Achievement inspire generations of young people to be financially literate, entrepreneurial and believe in the power of their own potential.

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA-Rocky Mountain) is looking for an organized and motivated individual to join the JA Finance and HR team. The staff accountant position provides excellent customer service to JA staff via completion of a wide variety of general accounting duties. This is a perfect opportunity for candidates seeking to work in an accounting position that serves a meaningful mission in a dynamic environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Monthly accounts reconciliation
  • Prepare accurate financial reports for organization leadership
  • Manage benefits enrollment
  • Manage JA human resource database (Workday)
  • Revenue management of donor tracking database


  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or a minimum of three years of accounting/bookkeeping experience
  • Team player who is willing to be flexible with tasks and shifting priorities
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Quick learner and proactive problem solver
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and manage competing priorities and timelines
  • Database and/or accounting software experience
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Suite


  • Working experience with Raiser’s Edge
  • Working knowledge of Quickbooks

To apply, send a cover letter (including salary requirements) and resume by August 29th to Careers@JAColorado.org.

 About JA-Rocky Mountain

JA-Rocky Mountain is part of the world’s largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, JA-Rocky Mountain provides programs for students that focus on three key content areas: career readiness, entrepreneurship and financial responsibility. JA programs are free to Colorado and Wyoming schools thanks to the generous support of volunteers and donors. For more information, visit www.JAColorado.org.

 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 document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.





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