The Controller is a strategic thought-partner and reports to the VP, Finance/CFO. This role requires hands-on and participative management, and the ability to lead and develop the internal team to support the following areas: all aspects of financial management, tax, treasury, cash, investment accounting, and accounting for contributions received and made. Develops internal controls over business systems and processes. Ensures compliance with donor intent, regulations, and GAAP as well as provides senior management and customers with meaningful and transparent information. Serves as the functional lead over the accounting and endowment management systems related to the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, endowments, and reporting.
The Senior Accountant is responsible for general ledger accounting, including analysis of business transactions to prepare journal entries, portions of the month-end close process, financial data preparation, account analysis and reconciliations. This position will take a lead role in processing complex transactions for various activities using GAAP guidelines. The successful applicant will have the skills necessary to develop, interpret, and implement moderate to complex financial accounting concepts or techniques for financial planning, reporting, and control.
The Gift Administrator performs a wide variety of processes and procedures related to philanthropic contributions received and processed by the Foundation for the benefit of the University of Colorado. They analyze gift and commitment information and documentation from various sources and update donors’ records as appropriate. This position processes all forms of gifts and commitments through the Foundation’s database, generating records and receipts. They respond to inquiries from Foundation and University staff as well as donors and resolve questions and concerns related to gift and commitment information in the database.
The Coordinator/Gift Management manages a wide variety of processes and procedures related to philanthropic contributions received and processed by the Foundation for the benefit of the University of Colorado. They ensure all gifts and commitments are handled accurately and in a timely manner, in compliance with IRS rules and regulations, CASE guidelines, FASB requirements, as well as other industry standards, in coordination with other team members and with little supervision. This position works on assignments that are complex in nature where considerable judgment, analysis, and initiative are required to resolve problems and make recommendations. They serve as a point of contact and information resource for internal and external constituents for donation-related questions as well as gift management procedures.