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Senior Budget and Accounting Coordinator

Chef Ann Foundation

Chef Ann Foundation

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Full Time, Remote

About the Chef Ann Foundation

Founded in 2009, the Chef Ann Foundation (CAF) believes that all children should have equal access to fresh, healthy, delicious food providing them the foundation to thrive and meet their true potential. We ensure that school food professionals have the resources, funding and support they need to provide cook-from-scratch meals that support the health of children and our planet. To date, we’ve reached over 14,000 schools and over 3.4 million children in all 50 states.

Job Description

The Senior Budget and Accounting Coordinator is responsible for performing budget, accounting and procedural work in a fast-paced, high growth and dynamic environment. Responsibilities will include collaborating with many team members to execute processes for accurate and timely reporting of financial information. This position reports to the Senior Director of Accounting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Budget Support for Programs: collaborate with Program staff to build and maintain budgets and projections for the life of each program;
  • Grant reporting: prepare and analyze internal budget vs. actual reports by grant. Prepare external reports based on various agencies’ reporting requirements;
  • Financial Statement Preparation: work with Senior Director of Accounting build monthly financial statements;
  • Payroll liaison: work with outside payroll contractor for accurate and timely payroll processing;
  • Track and monitor timesheet approvals, and holiday and paid-time-off accruals for all staff;
  • Maintain accurate and systematic records of foundation business transactions, ensuring revenue and expenditures are appropriately recorded and allocated by specific program;
  • Record financial data necessary for preparation of monthly financial statements and program based reports including payroll allocations
  • Complete special projects and analysis for management as assigned by Senior Director of Accounting;
  • Other duties as required.

Position Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in accounting work
  • CPA License preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration required
  • Advanced expertise in Quickbooks Online required
  • Nonprofit accounting experience preferred
  • Strong proficiency in GSuite platforms; Experience preferred in Microsoft Office, and Adobe
  • Ability to work virtually
  • Commitment to timely communication and quick feedback to team members.

Essential Traits

  • A passion for food systems and a strong interest in childhood health and wellness
  • Detailed self starter, takes initiative, asks questions and comes up with solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Treats team members with kindness, respect, empathy and thoughtfulness
  • Flexible mindset and innovative thinker
  • Willingness to engage in continuous learning and training


Compensation ranges between $52,000 - $66,000 per year and will be commensurate with the candidate’s previous experience and credentials. The Chef Ann Foundation is a great place to work and provides its staff with a competitive benefits package,. including medical, pharmacy, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability, group life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a match & Paid Time Off.We are a fully-remote national organization whose headquarters are located in Boulder, CO, with team members spread across the US. This position is remote and can be based anywhere in the U.S.

Posting will close on July 19, 2024.

Anticipated position start date is August 19, 2024.

At the Chef Ann Foundation, our work to ensure access to fresh, healthy school food for all is built on the idea of equity. We support and celebrate differences, and our team and community are stronger with every new voice. CAF is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. CAF is committed to the incorporation of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB) throughout our organization, including increased efforts to hire, support, and engage BIPOC, LGBTQ+ and other historically marginalized groups.