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Open Position: Business and Finance Manager

Position Description: Part-time hourly position, 15-20 hr/week based in Grand Junction 


Organization Background:

Colorado Canyons Association (CCA) is a growing nonprofit organization fostering community stewardship of our National Conservation Lands with a focus on Dominguez-Escalante, Gunnison Gorge, and McInnis Canyons National Conservation Areas (NCAs) in western Colorado. CCA brings nearly 3,000 students out on the land for science-based education and recreation while completing a wide-range of restoration and public lands interpretive activities.

Winner of the BLM’s 2016-2017 nationwide ‘Partnership Excellence Award’ CCA has a diverse board of directors and membership representing a wide cross-section of NCA interests in the region, with a strong commitment to working partnerships with Bureau of Land Management (BLM), local municipalities and other community leaders.

The Business & Finance Manager will work in coordination with, and in support of, CCA staff on the accounting and business management aspects of the organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities described below may also include support for other organizational tasks and programs. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

Accounting and bookkeeping

  • Help CCA maintain a high standard of accounting principles and practices
  • Enhance and manage CCA’s grant tracking system and work
  • Payroll/941 and state (AZ and CO) income tax reporting, unemployment insurance, 403b, W-2s and 1099s
  • Bank and credit card reconciliation, online transactions, checking and other accounts
  • Expense reporting
  • Accounts payable and receivable, coordinating with staff on grants and contracts
  • Monthly close out of the CCA bookstore locations
  • Other accounting needs as determined

Business management

  • Manage items critical to administration and nonprofit status (audits, licenses, reporting, board meetings, etc.) at both federal and state level, in coordination with staff
  • Overall responsibility for the weekly and monthly bookstore management activities
  • Support program staff in grant administration and event registration logistics
  • Manage office (office supplies, subscriptions, maintain supplies, etc.)
  • Manage staff timesheets and benefit hours as well as office credit card


  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in business, accounting, finance or related field; five years of bookkeeping or accounting; experience with nonprofits
  • Strong experience for marketing and graphic design (Adobe Illustrator preferred)
  • Familiar with nonprofit organization pledges and tracking requirements, budget vs actual analysis, and grant administration
  • Proficient in QuickBooks Online Nonprofit Edition, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Office Suite including Excel
  • Ability to learn and use Little Green Light CRM
  • A self-starter with a proven ability to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to work independently with minimal day to day supervision
  • Ability to pass a federal background check

Additional Information:

  • Special Job Requirements: Periodic travel around Colorado, flexible work hours, including some weekend and evening hours on short notice. A valid Colorado Driver’s license is required. 
  • Wages: $18/hr - $22/hr dependent on qualifications and experience, 403B retirement match 

To Apply:

  • Email a cover letter and resume to Joe Neuhof at joe@canyonsassociation.org with “Business and Finance Manager” in the subject line.
  • Please, no phone calls, this position will remain open until 5pm on Tuesday, June 19th.