Our Own Lives Financial Assistant

Community Connections, Inc.   Durango, CO   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on March 14, 2024
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Formed in 2023, Our Own Lives is a new disability services organization that will begin providing direct services to the disability community in Southwest Colorado in July of 2024. To be ready for the July 2024 date, staff is now being hired. We serve individuals and families in Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, and San Juan Counties. Previously the direct services arm of Community Connections, Inc., we have decades of experience providing person-centered, inclusion-focused supports to the disabled community on its own terms. Applicants with disabilities encouraged to apply. Remote work options available. This position supports the Finance Department with processing accounts payable and accounts receivable, maintaining and processing all billing, recording receipts of funds, maintaining and processing payroll, and assisting with the annual audit and yearly budget preparation.

Knowledge and Abilities: Must be organized, be able to follow directions with limited supervision, and have an attention to detail. Experience with accounting software (Abila/MIP preferred) and strong Excel skills. Nonprofit accounting or bookkeeping experience preferred. Ability to commute for business, when needed. If driving, must possess a drivers’ license in the state they reside and current auto insurance. Satisfactory completion of all background checks and references, including Motor Vehicle Record is required. Must have minimum a high school diploma or high school graduate equivalence. Three years professional experience in accounts payable, payroll, working in an accounting system, and Excel is preferred, but a combination of education and professional experience will be evaluated for qualifying for the position as appropriate. $19.90/hour + benefits for Full Time.