Staff Accountant


Job Description

Purpose: To provide support to the Finance Department by completing daily accounting tasks, database information entry, maintenance of database integrity, and teacher profile support.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Enters and checks daily batches into donor management software (currently Salesforce)
  • Enters posting batches into donor management software (currently Salesforce)
  • Participates in daily/weekly/monthly database integrity projects as directed by direct supervisor
  • Processes all donor refunds and returns
  • Mails daily receipts to donors
  • Responds to all donor inquiries
  • Assists in the processing of journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded for month end closing
  • Assists Accounting Manager in preparation of month end reconciliations
  • Assists Accounting Manager in preparation of annual audit schedules (as needed)
  • Assists the Profiles Manager in generating new profiles
  • Assists the Profiles Manager in updating current profiles
  • Assists the Profiles Manager in responding to teacher inquiries regarding their profile
  • Assists with other duties or projects as assigned by direct supervisor

Required Qualifications

  • Associate degree in a related field
  • Entry level understanding of databases
  • 10-key adding machine experience
  • Able to type, with accuracy, 65 wpm
  • Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Excel
  • Basic understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices, or desire to learn
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen with the ability to adapt to change
  • Detail-oriented and self-starting
  • Able to work independently
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Capable of representing ELIC in a professional capacity
  • Committed to the purpose, vision, and mission of ELIC 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Salesforce and Intacct accounting software
  • Degree in the field of IT, finance, and/or accounting

This is a full-time, non-exempt position located in our Fort Collins Office.

Compensation: $19–$22/hr

All US domestic, full-time employees will receive optional medical insurance, health savings contribution, dental insurance, vision insurance, life AD&D insurance, long-term disability, retirement plan, and health club membership. All full-time, non-exempt employees will receive sick/personal time in addition to vacation and holiday time. ELIC does comply with FMLA and HFWA allowing employees applicable time off for qualifying events.

Some benefits are optional and may require employee action for ELIC to match, contribute, or enroll employees in the benefit. Some benefits must be accepted as a package. ELIC reserves the right to modify or adapt benefits during employment.

About ELIC

ELIC proudly recruits, trains, and sends hundreds of people each year to teach in long-term and short-term programs throughout Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. Our long-standing partnerships with universities and governments around the globe open doors for us to make a deep and significant impact on students, colleagues, and neighbors. People come to ELIC from a variety of backgrounds including engineering, executive leadership, sales, medicine, and education. Our comprehensive training prepares new teachers to be world-class educators and helps veteran teachers as they transition overseas. Ongoing professional development opportunities include yearly conferences, graduate certificate programs, master's degrees, and Ph.D. options.

We are honored to have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students. English is the business language of the world, and students from our classrooms use their skills to gain overseas jobs as well as earn positions of leadership in business, government, and virtually any other profession that they pursue. We are proud to connect ELIC teachers with future leaders where we serve.


In 1981, ELIC began a formal partnership with the Chinese government to start sending teams of teachers to join the faculty at universities throughout China. Since then, ELIC has sent thousands of teachers to more than a dozen countries in East Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. Throughout our 38 years, we have had the privilege of providing services to our government and institutional partners, including placement and management of English teachers, consulting, curriculum design and implementation, training, and refugee work. We are one of the most highly qualified educational companies in the world, with more than 160 of our staff holding advanced degrees. ELIC is excited about continued expansion into new cities and countries in the upcoming years as we establish unique partnerships and programs. ?

Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
2 years ago
Fort Collins, Colorado


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