The Colorado Health Foundation
September 30, 2020
The Foundation is happy to announce an opening for a Senior Accounting Manager. This position is responsible for supporting the Foundation’s work towards bringing health in reach for all Coloradans through management of the Accounting Department.
At the Foundation, we believe that keeping equity at the heart of our work will lead us to better health. That starts from within, including intentional application of diversity, equity, and inclusion practices that guide how we operate and work in communities across Colorado. For example, our cornerstones are designed to help ensure that:
- We serve Coloradans who have low income and/or have historically had less power or privilege.
- We do everything with the intent of creating health equity.
- We are informed by the community and those we exist to serve.
Ideal candidates for this position will have a personal commitment and connection with our mission and cornerstones; work well in ambiguity and managing change. This position will manage day-to-day accounting activities and coordinate the annual audit and tax return preparation. The role reports to the Chief Accounting & Compliance Officer. The manager is responsible for providing direct supervision to two accounting staff positions and ensures department operations are maintained consistent with organizational expectations.
It’s an exciting time to join the Foundation whose assets include a complex investment portfolio valued at approximately $2.6 billion and whose annual grant making is in excess of $100 million. Additional benefits are a robust benefit and wellness package, 401(k) match, generous paid leave programs.
Qualified candidates will have a proven track record of maintaining the accuracy and integrity of financial books and records in accordance with GAAP. They are seasoned in facilitating annual external and internal financial audits. The ideal candidate has relevant experience with investment accounting and has prepared annual IRS Forms 990PF and 990T and quarterly tax deposits. They have led, developed, or overseen payroll and accounts payable processes. They excel at effectively communicating accounting practices, policies and procedures to staff, management and executives.
Applicants must have at least eight (8) years of experience maintaining accounting records, financial reporting, and analysis. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPA certificate. Experience in accounting for and reporting on complex investments, income tax reporting, and facilitating an annual audit are a must.
The starting range for this position is $122k – $144k per year. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual to have a meaningful impact through their professional contributions. Interested candidates may submit their resumes and cover letters on the Colorado Health Foundation’s website. The position closes October 18, 2020.
The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
About the Organization
At the Colorado Health Foundation, we are helping Coloradoans live their healthiest lives by advancing opportunities to pursue good health and achieve health equity. How do we do it? We support impactful work in and across four focus areas that are critical to improving health in Colorado, including: Maintain Healthy Bodies; Nurture Healthy Minds; Strengthen Community Health; and Champion Health Equity.