Staff Accountant

Golden, CO

Location: Golden, CO

Position Mission

The Staff Accountant contributes to the organization's goals through daily operational activities, monthly, and yearly account reconciliation, interdepartmental support and analysis, and strategic projects. The goal of the position is to:

  • Provide stewardship and accountability of benefactor gifts and FOCUS efforts
  • Provide accurate, timely, relevant, and reliable financial reporting
  • Provide exceptional service internally to all staff and externally to all constituents
  • Support in decision-making through attention to detail as well as effective and efficient solutions

Anticipated application deadline:

None. FOCUS is currently accepting applications for this position on an ongoing basis. (If an application deadline is later established, this posting will be updated.)

Position Responsibilities

  • Assist staff in day-to-day administrative support through Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, interim requests, and general assistance.
  • Reconcile assigned accounts to ensure processes, procedures, controls, and financials are accurate, timely, and reliable.
  • Respond to the needs of other departments and leadership of FOCUS through delivery of ad hoc projects and special requests.
  • Assist in the month-end close process and the annual audit.
  • Contribute to excellent performance of the Finance and Accounting teams as a whole and serve and care for individual teammates by adding to team discussions, participating in team events, problem-solving and brainstorming with teammates, and encouraging growth at an individual and team level through discussion and constructive feedback.


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred

Compensation & Benefits

For this role, we anticipate paying $60,000 - $75,000/year. This role is also eligible for bonus pay. This range is an estimate. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the provided range and will be adjusted based on various factors including qualifications, experience, abilities, geographic location, and duties.

Personal Mission Partner Development (MPD) is one way in which FOCUS invites others to be on mission with us through the gift of their financial support. In this position, the Staff Accountant will be expected to fundraise in some capacity to support their work with FOCUS. To thrive in serving the mission, the candidate will receive world-class training in this area and ample time to engage in their fundraising efforts. 

As a FOCUS staff member, you and your family will have access to several benefits that are designed to help care for the whole person and make your career at FOCUS rewarding. You will receive:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental insurance
  • Ability to contribute to a Health Savings Account
  • Employer-provided life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Options to purchase additional life insurance for yourself, your spouse and your child(ren)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with a discretionary employer-match for eligible staff
  • Option to purchase LifeLock Identity Protection
  • Integrity-based Paid Time Off, which includes up to 48 hours of paid leave under the Colorado Healthy Families and Workplaces Act
  • Paid parental leave
  • We observe many paid holidays recognized by fellow Americans and also some of the feast days of Holy Mother Church. In addition, we recognize the Sacred Christmas Respite by closing the office from December 24-January 1 each year.

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold (full-time, part-time or temporary,) and your tenure with FOCUS. Specific benefits may change at FOCUS's discretion.