Finance & Accounting Manager - Vail Valley Foundation

Finance & Accounting Manager

The Vail Valley Foundation (VVF) is seeking an experienced finance and accounting professional with prior experience in the field and a passion for the mission of the Vail Valley Foundation. The position plays a critical role within the larger Finance team at the VVF and will work across all departments of the organization. To be successful, strong inter-organizational relationships are imperative. On a weekly, if not daily basis, this position may interact with: information systems, food and beverage, operations, marketing, sales, development, HR, CFO and President/CEO. This position reports directly to the Director of Accounting & Finance.

The Vail Valley Foundation (VVF) is seeking an experienced finance and accounting professional with prior experience in the field and a passion for the mission of the Vail Valley Foundation. The position plays a critical role within the larger Finance team at the VVF and will work across all departments of the organization. To be successful, strong inter-organizational relationships are imperative. On a weekly, if not daily basis, this position may interact with: information systems, food and beverage, operations, marketing, sales, development, HR, CFO and President/CEO. This position reports directly to the Director of Accounting & Finance.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of Accounting/Finance experience
  • Proven organization, time-management, administrative and computer skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and Outlook
  • Financial reporting software expertise; knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge and Raisers Edge is preferred but not required
  • Self-initiative, attention to detail, and time management skills
  • Exceptional relationship management, complex problem solving skills and confidence
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; proficient in the English language
  • Proven ability to make critical decisions independently without supervision
  • Ability to work closely and cooperatively with internal and external associates
  • Team approach and willingness to assist others when called upon; a true team player
  • Willingness to work long hours and/or weekends if necessary
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check
  • The job if primarily located at the Avon office, but may from time to time require you to be able to work at alternative work locations within the Vail Valley
  • Support external audit and 990 informational return preparation; working closely with external Audit firm
  • Internal and external financial reporting and analysis, including support of quarterly financial statement generation for operating bank
  • Cash forecasting
  • Daily accounting and support of monthly accounting close process
  • Quarterly tracking and reporting of Investment Portfolio, including Donor Advised Fund tracking and reporting
  • Annual budget and monthly forecast process for all Athletic Projects
  • Interest rate swaps tracking and reporting
  • Tax-exempt bond tracking and reporting
  • Currency swaps initiation, tracking and reporting
  • Research of complex accounting issues, and ensure staff is well informed of accounting processing, internal controls, etc.
  • Some administration tasks will be required
  • Special projects for CFO and Director of Accounting & Finance.
This is a salaried, full-time year-round position eligible for all VVF employment benefits.
Our employees are a critical part of who we are and employee wellness is an important priority for our organization. As a result, we offer an array of employee benefits, including but not limited to:
  • Employee and family health insurance options
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Supplemental insurance options
  • Short and long term disability plans
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Added Perks!
    • Tickets to shows at the VPAC and GRFA
    • Discounted gym membership options
    • VIP tickets to VVF events
    • FREE ski pass

Please send a cover letter, resume and references.

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