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Girl Scouts of Colorado

  • 3801 East Florida Avenue, Denver, CO
  • https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/

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Accounting Analyst – Girl Scouts of Colorado

min experience

salary range

$26.44 - $28.25 / hour

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International Applicants Allowed?
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Job Overview

GSCO celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse community. People from historically marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Girl Scouts of Colorado offers amazing opportunities for talented, forward-thinking, innovative individuals who share our vision of helping girls and young women change the world for the better.

Girl Scouts has been equipping girls to achieve their full potential more than 100 years-and today, Girl Scouts stands as the preeminent leadership development organization for girls, with 2.5 million members across the nation and around the globe.

At Girl Scouts of Colorado, we serve more than 20,000 members and we believe all girls should have the opportunity to reach their full potential and all girls have the power to change the world.

Here’s your opportunity to enhance your career while making a difference in girls’ lives and in the world!

You will be joining a supportive and flexible work environment with team members who work together to champion girl ambition. We are on a mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. The right candidate won’t just be promoting a program. Their work will impact and change future generations!

**This role will be required to perform duties within Denver, CO on at least a monthly basis (as well as on an “as needed” basis). Therefore, GSCO is seeking candidates who reside within, or in close proximity to Denver, CO USA.

Accounting Analyst: Working under the supervision of the Sr. Director of Accounting, the Accounting Analyst provides broad finance department support including reviewing and correcting transactions entered into the accounting system, processing credit card request and expense/reimbursement reports, managing budget spreadsheets and Abila imports, and support month end close processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Ensure the accuracy of routine transactions entered to accounting software (Abila)
Review revenue and expense transactions and batches.
Review and validate coding, dating, entry logic/accuracy, and backup documentation before forwarding to Sr. Director of Accounting for final review.
Review related GL accounts regularly for accuracy, inconsistencies, or errors.
Oversee Expense Reporting and Reimbursements
Administer the online credit card and cash reimbursement reporting system, process credit card requests, manage users, limits, and approval workflows, and support staff with access or other issues as needed.
Support AP/AR Specialist as needed with monthly report review and approval.
Support Month Close Processes
As directed, support month end processes, including but not limited to:
Bank, petty cash, and receivables reconciliations, prepaid expense tracking and recognition, and deferred income tracking and recognition.
Credit card transaction import and liability review.
BS/GL review.
Analyze accurate and timely budget reporting by managing spreadsheets, data imports and exports, and utilizing adaptive quality-control techniques.
Support cash deposit control processes.
Train and support AP/AR Specialist generally, and as SOPs are developed to record new sources of income and expense.
Continually identify process improvement opportunities and work with Sr. Director of Accounting to implement process changes.
Other accounting tasks as directed.


Be intentional in providing a quality Girl Scout experience.
Live by the Girl Scout Promise and Law.
Incorporate GSCO Core Attributes (Accountability, Collaboration, Integrity, Service-Oriented, Values Differences) into all duties, tasks, and interactions.
Ensure Girl Scouting is open and available to all girls and adults by consistent delivery of the Girl Scout message of pluralism and diversity throughout the community.
Embrace diversity and inclusiveness by contributing to positive relationships between diverse racial, ethnic, and social groups in the Council as a whole and between employees and volunteers.
Work successfully in a team environment.
Respect the confidential nature of all information pertaining to staff, volunteers, and girls.


Support and work in tandem with other organizational functions and geographic areas including public relations, membership, resource development, and product sales in order to support organizational mission and goals.
Work within communities to elevate and enhance visibility, understanding, and social and financial support of the Girl Scout mission and program.
Support the efforts and commitments of Girl Scouts of Colorado in the area of pluralism and diversity throughout the organization and within each community served.



Demonstrated understanding of GAAP.
Knowledge of not-for-profit accounting principles highly desirable.
Skill in communicating accounting principles and requirements to non-accounting personnel.
Advanced experience in accounting software, preferably such as Oracle, MS Dynamics, or Abila.
Advanced Excel skills (Required: Pivot Tables, advanced formulas, communicating with data).
Strong interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills.
Positive attitude in the face of change and challenge.
Must live in the Denver area, or within close proximity.
Must pass a criminal background check.

Education or Formal Training

Minimum two years of accounting coursework.
Additional training in not-for-profit accounting.


Three years’ experience in transactional accounting or combination of education and experience.
Two years’ experience in financial accounting including bank, balance sheet, and general ledger reconciliations.
Accounting and data process improvement experience.
Inventory experience.
Demonstrable understanding of fund/contribution accounting.
Training/supervisory experience.

Material and Equipment Directly Used

Computer and related software, telephone, e-mail, copiers and equipment commonly found in an office/home office environment.

Working Environment/Physical Activities

The bulk of these job duties will be completed from the employee’s home office.
Monthly, and as needed, the Junior Accountant will be required to visit GSCO Denver retail shops for cash pickup/drop-off and to provide cash-counting control for the Accounting Clerk. Therefore, access to transportation with state-required insurance and a valid driver’s license are required for this position.


This position pays a range of $26.44-$28.25 hourly, plus mileage reimbursement.


Health Insurance (93% Employer Paid for Employee Coverage)
Dental Insurance (76% Employer Paid for Employee Coverage)
Vision Insurance – Optional
Short Term Disability – 100% Employer Paid
Long Term Disability – 100% Employer Paid
Life Insurance – Fully paid by GSCO, 2x annual salary up to $300,000
Accidental Death and Dismemberment – Fully paid by GSCO, 2x annual salary up to $300,000
Optional Supplemental Life Insurance (Employee/Spouse/Children)- Employee paid – for additional employee coverage and dependents
Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical/Dependent Care)
Employee Assistance Program – 100% Employer Paid
403(b) Retirement Plan – GSCO matches 100% of employee contribution up to 2% of pay
Vacation – Employees accrue 10 vacation days per year
Sick Leave – Employees earn one day per month
Holidays – 10 scheduled holidays per year
Office Closures – 4 Weeks of Paid Office Closures (Week of Independence Day; Thanksgiving Week; Winter Holiday of two weeks)
Most positions have the ability to work a remote/office hybrid schedule.

Girl Scouts of Colorado celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse community. People from historically marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Girl Scouts of Colorado (GSCO) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: GSCO is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at GSCO are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations where we operate. GSCO will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


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