Staff Accountant – Aurora, CO – Hybrid


Posted 3 weeks ago

Salary Range: $70,000-$82,000

This is a hybrid position that will be responsible for various CHFA accounting functions related to, but not limited to, bank account reconciliations, reviewing and recording general ledger transactions, assisting in month end, quarter end and annual closing activities, receivable deposits, providing assistance to other staff and acting as back-up when needed. This position reports to the Controller.

essential functions
Perform various accounting functions that include:

  • Identifying, recording and reconciling single family loan activity
  • Identifying, recording and reconciling loan charge-offs and loan loss allowance accounts
  • Evaluating mortgage servicing rights and recording adjustments based on analysis
  • Working closely with multiple departments to ensure loan transactions are identified and resolved in a timely manner
  • Recording and reconciling various prepaid and deferred income accounts
  • Recording, reconciling and billing annual conduit fees, including working with various banks to track conduit balances
  • Bi-weekly processing of incoming check deposits, includes periodically taking deposits to the bank
  • Analyzing and researching accounting issues, variances and discrepancies
  • Participating in month end, quarter end and annual closing activities; including preparing journal entries and
    reconciling monthly activity
  • Participating in the preparation of the Annual Financial Report; including tracking cash flow activity and updating
    footnote information as well as responding to auditor questions
  • Assuming primary back-up responsibilities for other staff when requested
  • Performing special projects as requested by management
  • Other duties as assigned

knowledge, skills and ability
Must possess:

  • An understanding of accounting concepts
  • Moderate Excel skills
  • Knowledge and experience with mortgage/loan accounting a plus
  • Knowledge of Sage Intacct GL system is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail, good time management and organization skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well with other departments, co-workers and supervisors
  • Ability to work in the Denver office a minimum of twice a week
  • Customer service skills and the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Abilities that reflect our values:
    • Ability to continuously improve and develop knowledge and skills, while adapting quickly to changing
      circumstances and processes
    • Ability to work towards inclusion in all activities and decisions through the solicitation and appreciation of
      diverse perspectives
    • Ability to exercise personal accountability in all activities and decisions
    • Ability to embrace a culture of operational excellence to ensure processes are continually evaluated and
      improved as necessary
    • Ability to operate with a sense of integrity
    • Ability to have fun with a demonstrated sense of humor
    • Ability to establish rapport with persons of diverse ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds


  • Minimum of three years’ experience in accounting or finance
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or relevant work experience
  • Experience in a financial institution or government a plus
  • Experience with mortgage/loan accounting a plus

equipment used
Telephone; personal computer; calculator; photocopier, fax machine, MS Office Suite, and ERP integrated system.

physical environment
The incumbent in this position will perform the essential functions of the position primarily in a hybrid environment, which requires sitting at a desk for the majority of the day.

hiring range
$70,000 – $82,000 plus annual bonus

validation statement
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform.

benefit information

  • Hybrid work – CHFA understands the value of human relationships and operates as a face-to-face culture while
    also offering the benefit of remote work.
    • Flexible Schedule
    • Culture of Wellness
    • We value diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans with very low rates
    • Generous Paid Time Off, including paid volunteer time, holidays, and other leave programs
    • 401k match, educational assistance, and professional development opportunities
    • Up to a 5% match on 401(k) contributions
    • Up to 12 weeks of Paid Family and Medical Leave at 90% pay
    • An extensive Employee Assistance Program that provides personalized care options for your whole household
    • Ample opportunity to learn, develop, and grow with opportunity for career and leadership development programs, job shadowing, a mentor program, and tuition reimbursement

how to apply
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