Denver Bike Sharing - Business Affairs Director

Job Announcement - Extension
June 22, 2011

Business Affairs Director, Denver Bike Sharing

Denver Bike Sharing, a non-profit charitable organization
Term: Starting date – Sep 1
Probation period – 90 days
Compensation: $45,000-$50,000 based on qualifications and experience; plus paid time off and medical/dental/vision
benefits after probation period
Minimum Qualifications: Business/accounting degree or equivalent experience; Minimum of 5 years related experience
Reports to:
Executive Director
Hiring Process:

Re-issue announcement: Wed, Jun 22, 2011
Submission deadline: Mon, 5:00 PM, Jul 25, 2011
Interviews of top candidates: Tue, Wed: August 9,10 , 2011
Offer: Thu, Aug 11
Decision from Candidate requested by Mon, Aug 15
Starting date: Thu, Sep 1

Background: Visit and for information about the organization and the B-
Cycle system.

Job Duties:
The person in this position provides the structure and discipline for a very dynamic office environment. Denver Bike
Sharing(DBS) is an unusual hybrid between a for profit entity that provides and charges for a service, has a merchant
account, owns depreciable assets AND is simultaneously a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with all of the associated
state and federal tax implications and governance dynamics. DBS is an organization with 10 full time, 6 part time staff
and, at any given time, usually 2-3 unpaid interns. The Business Affairs Director has primary responsibility for the
following functions of Denver Bike Sharing:

Accounting Functions:
o Process Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable in a timely manner;
o Process payroll on a semimonthly basis – includes both salaried and full-time and hourly positions;
o Track sales and use taxes and submit quarterly payments;
o Reconcile daily sales reports with merchant accounts and track trends;
o Report weekly and monthly financial information on both an accrual and cash basis in a format that
meets the needs of management and the Board of Directors;
o Track and report on current fiscal year budgets and cash flow forecasts;
o Create budgets for up to five years in the future;
o Create depreciation and amortization schedules and enter in accounting system through adjusting
o Assist in grant reporting;
o Prepare for, staff and participate in monthly meetings of the Board of Directors and the Finance
Committee Meetings.

Denver Bike Sharing - Business Affairs Manager Job Description
June 22, 2011
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Office Manager Functions:
o Maintain and support IT functions;
o Monitors condition of office
o Maintains relationship with Landlord and other vendors;
o Purchase office supplies;
o Maintain filing system for AR, AP, personnel records, sponsorship agreements, license agreements,
grants/contributions, and insurance policies.

Other Functions:
o Process new hires - ”employee onboarding”;
o Manage and monitor benefits, including tracking Paid Time Off
o Review and monitor insurance policies including medical, dental, vision, worker’s comp, liability, auto,
o Review and monitor contracts including lease agreements for office space and equipment;
o Assist with customer service calls as needed.

We have made our best attempt to define the job responsibilities of the Business Affairs Manager; however, because
this is still a relatively new, continuously evolving and growing endeavor, the successful candidate will have to be
innovative and flexible. Long hours are often required.

Candidates will be evaluated based on their demonstrated experience and proficiency in the following areas:
• Detail oriented individual with impeccable organizational and problem-solving skills and an aptitude for multi-
• Highly focused, results-oriented, self-initiating, and independent worker
• Five+ years of progressive experience in business affairs management with an emphasis in accounting;
• Understanding of nuances associated with non-profit accounting;
• Ability to focus in an open office environment with interruptions;
• Ability to work collaboratively and happily in a team environment under pressure;
• Exposure to grants management and contract management a plus;
• Demonstrated interest in bike movement a plus; and
• Essential advanced technical skills
o Accounting for Non-profits
o Quickbooks Proficiency
o Microsoft Suite – especially Excel

Please direct questions in writing only, and submit a letter of interest, resume plus list of 3 references and contact
information to Please do not apply if you have not had a minimum of 5 years
experience in a similar position and possess the essential technical skills.

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