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Clayton Early Learning is one of the nation's leaders in early childhood education, dedicated to improving the quality of learning that children experience before they begin kindergarten. When we have positions available, we seek early childhood professionals who want to spread their wings, share their talents, work collaboratively with other leaders in early childhood and actively incorporate research-based strategies into improving their practice.

Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper

Department: Fiscal
Location: Denver, CO

Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper

Department: Fiscal 

Reports To: Controller 

Hours: M-F 8am-5pm


The Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper is responsible for all aspects of the Accounts Payable function in the Fiscal Department.  This team member will be responsible for entering invoices into the MIP accounting system, processing weekly check-runs, maintaining electronic and paper vendor files as well as reconciling accounts.  In addition, this person will be responsible for entering cash receipts, some accounts receivables, and performing general office duties within the accounting department.   These duties will range from filing, copying and data entry.  This position works closely with all departments and will have a good understanding of expenditures and general ledger coding.  This is an integral part of the Fiscal team ensuring proper recording of expenditures for the organizationís financial statements. 




  • Entering invoices in a timely manner, to meet the weekly check-run and month end cut off deadlines. 
  • Prepares weekly check-run, manual payroll checks, and EFTís. 
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance. 
  • Maintains vendor records, both electronically and physical files. 
  • Prepares 1099ís at year end. 
  • Ensures all W-9ís are filed for all vendors prior to releasing payments   
  • Maintains certificate of insurance for contractors and others doing business on Clayton Property. 
  • Preparing deposits for Senior Accountant, including maintaining cash receipt log 
  • Entering deposits in MIP on a daily basis  
  • Prepares receivables from various funding sources and campus tenants to be invoiced; enters data in MIP. 
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly database reconciliations between MIP and Raisers Edge for contribution and pledge receivable balancing. 
  • Maintains customer records in MIP. 
  • Enters Journal Entries as assigned as well as other data entry as needed. 
  • Filing and general office duties.  
  • Assists with audit preparation.  
  • Point of contact for Clayton Early Learning staff across departments in regards to Accounts Payable. 
  • Works directly with other members of the accounting team, including clerks and Sr. Accountants, to achieve departmental goals.
  • Reports to the Controller.



  • Regular and predictable attendance is required, including specified meetings, some of which may be off site.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.



  • Minimum Education: 1-2 years of experience processing AP.  Nonprofit experience is preferred. Preferably a minimum of an Associateís Degree in Business Field.


  • Special professional and/or job-related requirements: Current PPD-TB and physical examination, record of immunizations, background check, and compliance with other regulatory requirements as applicable.  Proficiency in Windows applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Experience with Abila MIP Software preferred.  Strong organizational skills.

Good communication skills. 

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