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NCHEMS is Hiring an Accountant

Title: Accountant
Reports To:  President
Employment category: Full time

Who We Are

The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) is a postsecondary education consulting organization that unlocks data and evidence to help states, systems, and institutions design policies and practices to meet their goals. Since 1969, we’ve been engaging higher education leaders and state and system-level policy makers, providing the insights and intelligence they need to create and sustain successful higher education institutions and systems.

About the Position

Reporting to the President, the Accountant carries out the organization’s financial accounting, reporting, and control activities. The incumbent manages accounts payable and receivable, oversees and coordinates with an outsourced payroll processing firm, reconciles accounts, generates monthly management reports, and supports the annual audits. This position provides analytic support and assists with financial statement oversight to administer grants and contracts, and financial and operational management. While this position does not have supervisory responsibilities, the incumbent is the primary contact with NCHEMS’ auditor and professional employer organization (PEO) that provides payroll and benefits management services on NCHEMS’ behalf. The ideal candidate will share a passion for working to improve higher education so that it continues to improve economic mobility, prosperity, and societal health and well-being. 

Work Location

NCHEMS operates in a hybrid environment, with staff working two days per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) in the Boulder, CO office and the other three days from home.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Job Qualifications and Experience

Benefits and Anticipated Salary Range

The salary range for this full-time position is $70,000 – $85,000.

NCHEMS offers a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending and health savings account, commuter benefits, retirement benefits, life and disability insurance, and paid time off.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume and apply here.

The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages diversity in all facets of the organization’s work.

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