US Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper—Broomfield, CO                                                                           

24 hours/week                                                                                                                         Start Date: September 2017                                                                                                       

El Porvenir is an international nonprofit that works to improve the standard of living of rural Nicaraguans through water, sanitation, health education, and watershed management projects. To accomplish this mission, we need someone to take care of the details.

We are looking for someone who is: 

  • Experienced in accounting                                                                               
  • Experienced QuickBooks user
  • Able to work independently and is self-motivated                    
  • Organized
  • Passionate about WASH and international development
  • Spanish language proficient

Financial Responsibilities: 

  • Receive all donations and prepare weekly deposits
  • Input all donations into database
  • Maintain US financial records including all digital statements, receipts, and Quickbooks files
  • Prepare monthly electronic draft financial reports by 10th of each month
  • Work with volunteer CPA on financial recordkeeping; coordinate with Nicaraguan financial team on US-Nicaraguan financial information
  • Work with the auditing firm on annual audit, responding effectively to requests for information and reports
  • Pay all obligations of EP in US
  • Ensure 990s and other reports are submitted in a timely fashion
  • Provide all necessary US documentation for audit
  • Ensure renewal of state registrations of nonprofit status
  • Manage all insurance policies including worker’s compensation, directors and officers, and general liability

Administrative Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for distribution of El Porvenir materials (brochures, etc.) on request
  • Keep on top of external communications, phone, messages, e-mails
  • Prepare and send thank you notes/acknowledgements to donors
  • Train and manage local volunteers and interns to help with administrative tasks
  • Support staff in multiple location

Skills required: 

  • Excellent computer skills, especially Word, Excel, and QuickBooks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • 3-5 years of experience in nonprofit accounting
  • Spanish, English
  • Organized
  • Detail oriented
  • Team player

All hours to be worked in the Broomfield office. If you are detail oriented, organized, and like accounting, please email us a resume and a cover letter to and let us know why you want to be part of the El Porvenir team. Deadline to apply: September 5, 2018