Employment Requirement: Colorado Public Radio (CPR) strives to maintain a workplace that keeps employees mentally and physically safe. All candidates offered a position at Colorado Public Radio will be required to comply with the COVID vaccine mandate and procedures prior to their first day of employment.

Incumbent is expected to reside in Colorado.

Who We Are:

Colorado Public Radio is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that produces meaningful news, music, and cultural experiences to everyone in Colorado using the power of the human voice in all its forms. Roughly 95 percent of CPR’s funds come from the private support of listeners, businesses and foundations. For more information, visit www.cpr.org.

  • CPR News delivers in-depth, insightful and impartial news and information from around the world, across the nation and throughout Colorado, examining its relevance to our state and connecting it to our community.
  • CPR Classical takes listeners on an in-depth exploration of thoughtfully curated music – with an emphasis on Colorado’s classical community – providing context to a broad range of meaningful and compelling works from past to present.
  • Indie 102.3 takes listeners inside the world of new and independent music – exposing them to up-and-coming artists and highlighting Colorado’s local music scene.
  • Denverite is an online news source dedicated to Denver's curious and concerned.
  • KRCC is a public radio station in Colorado Springs, Colorado, serving Southern Colorado. KRCC is operated by Colorado Public Radio in partnership with Colorado College.

Our values inspire, inform and guide our everyday actions. They serve as a set of expectations and a promise we make to ourselves, our partners and audiences.

  Creative       • Curious         • Ethical           • Inclusive        • Respectful

At Colorado Public Radio we are committed to cultivating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workplace that helps us represent the voices of the communities within Colorado. We highly encourage individuals with unique contributions such as ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity, nation of origin, age, language, veteran status, color, religion, disability and sexual orientation to apply to our openings. CPR is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

About Our Job:

The Accountant is responsible for preparing general ledger entries, performing account reconciliations, assisting with the month- and year-end close processes, payroll processing, and revenue and grant tracking for CPR, KRCC, Denverite and all current and future related entities.

As a Accountant II, You Will:

  • Prepare month-end corporate sponsorships (Underwriting) and contributions (Membership) revenue entries; reconcile subledger accounts
  • Monitor and track grant revenue to include proper recognition; assist Leadership Giving with compliance reporting
  • Track stock and estate gifts, including stock transfers; reconcile balances between membership and finance
  • Coordinate with HR department on payroll activity; prepare payroll report for submission by HR
  • Prepare payroll journal entries; maintain payroll-related records and reports
  • Monitor all capital projects; maintain fixed asset records; calculate monthly depreciation
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Assist with month- and year-end closing processes
  • Prepare monthly department financial reports
  • Provide budget process support

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience or in lieu of a degree, 5 years of related work experience.
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Intermediate to advance knowledge in Microsoft Office Suites
  • Experience with accounting systems (Great Plains a plus)
  • Experience with general ledger functions and month- and year-end close processes
  • Experience with payroll systems (Paylocity a plus)
  • Non-profit experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management and staff as well as donors
  • Strong organizational skills with a willingness and ability to multi-task

Benefits:

Colorado Public Radio is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package that reflects our culture of caring. Our employees have access to: 100 percent employer paid individual health, dental, life, and disability coverage; an outstanding paid family medical leave policy plus paid holidays and a very generous sick, vacation, and personal time off plan; voluntary offerings such as vision; a competitive retirement plan match with no waiting or vesting periods; flexible schedules; engagement and development opportunities; and a casual atmosphere.

Position Information:

Position Type: Full Time, Exempt

Position Salary Range: $58,000 – $65,000

Starting Pay: based on experience and education

Application Requirements:

To apply, submit a cover letter that includes where you learned of the job opening, resume, and three professional references to hr@cpr.org with "Accountant II" in the subject line.

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

At Colorado Public Radio we are committed to cultivating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workplace that helps us represent the voices of the communities within Colorado. We highly encourage individuals with unique contributions such as ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity, nation of origin, age, language, veteran status, color, religion, disability and sexual orientation to apply to our openings. CPR is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

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