Community Foundation Seeks an Accounting Associate

May. 13, 2019

Position Announcement

Accounting Associate - Nonprofit Accounting Service    

For 50 years, the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines has improved quality of life for all by promoting charitable giving, connecting donors with causes they care about and providing leadership on important community issues.  We’re simply better together.  

The Accounting Associate is primarily responsible for providing support to the Nonprofit Accounting Service (NAS) Program and clients.  The Accounting Associate is responsible for maintaining, monitoring and reporting financial and accounting information in adherence to Community Foundation and NAS client policies and procedures.   

Adaptability/Flexibility |Hustle Factor |Customer Focus | Attention to Detail/Accuracy | Decision Making/Judgement  

Associate’s Degree in accounting and two to five years of accounting/finance experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. High attention to detail; good judgment; high integrity; approachable; ability to understand challenges; critical thinker; nonprofit knowledge; experience working with diverse groups of people; well-organized self-starter; resourceful; motivated; adaptable; good oral and written communications skills; ability to multi-task; good interpersonal and customer service skills; strong computer skills and ability to learn specialized software.   Ability to effectively communicate information to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.  

Commensurate with experience plus an attractive benefits package.  

Position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, resume and salary requirements by June 3 to Barb Hobson.  

The Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer.