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Chief Financial Officer, Steamboat Springs, CO

This executive level position serves as the chief financial spokesperson for the organization overseeing all corporate fiduciary activities including budget, tax, and accounting functions.

Send resume and cover letter to theath@horizonsnwc.org

General Responsibilities

Responsible for the provision or coordination of budgeting, accounting and financial services for Horizons and for the Soda Creek Apartments.

Executive level position serves as the chief financial spokesperson for the organization, providing operational and programmatic support. Oversees all corporate fiduciary activities including budget, tax, and accounting functions.

As a member of the Leadership Team, maintain a leadership role in the agency with sensitivity to the needs of people with I/DD and the principles and core values of the agency.

Qualifications

MBA or CPA preferred; or BA with five years of experience in accounting.

Demonstrated ability to use accounting principles. Ability to utilize computer systems for accounting purposes and monthly production of a variety of reports. Knowledge of Microsoft GP, Management Reporter and Paycom would be beneficial. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Docs and remote communication technologies required.

Ability to independently organize time and be accessible to the Leadership Team and Finance Department. Demonstrated ability to work as a team member and participate as a member of the Leadership Team.

Possess excellent communication abilities (verbal and written) to enable effective interaction with staff, clients, families, providers, elected officials, vendors, and the community.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare an annual budget with the assistance of the Executive Director and members of the Leadership Team. Present budget to the Board of Directors for approval.
  • Oversee preparation, coding, and submission of billing to various funding sources, including Health First Colorado (Medicaid), State General Fund programs and Early Intervention.
  • Track accounts receivable to ensure timely collection of billings.
  • Post revenues to appropriate programs.
  • Oversee preparation and submission of 990 tax return including completion of required schedules for external auditor.
  • Monitor income and expenses in relation to the budget and inform the E.D. and Leadership Team of findings on a monthly basis. Prepare and present monthly finance report to the board of directors including the Balance Sheet and Income Statement.
  • Serve on Board Finance Committee and provide the Committee with detailed financial statements and ad hoc analysis.
  • Ensure financial record systems are maintained in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), with appropriate internal controls.
  • Review and record journal entries and maintain general ledgers for accurate reporting.
  • Reconcile bank accounts.
  • Oversee banking activities of the agency and monitor operating cash flow.
  • Monitor use of asset budget.
  • Monitor use of payroll system to ensure proper coding to general ledger.
  • Review coding of accounts for deposits and accounts payable. Approve accounts payable and credit card expenditures.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of an agency strategic plan. Advise Leadership Team and Board of Directors on all strategic matters related to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and securing funding.
  • Assist E.D. to ensure compliance with state and federal contract requirements.
  • Oversee all financial audit activities including preparation of audit schedules for external auditors.
  • Maximize cash flow and investments. Provide guidance on use of endowment funds.
  • Assist with maintenance of appropriate insurance on vehicles, equipment, personnel and property. Assist with annual comparison of pricing and coverage options for health care.
  • Project management to include those projects that the E.D. determines need to be accomplished within a specified time period.
  • Assist with grant and fundraising opportunities and reporting.
  • Supervise positions within the Finance Department including the Finance Coordinator, Accounting Clerk and the HUD Coordinator. Complete Human Resource requirements for hiring, reviewing and compensating these employees.
  • Manage and grow a team of professionals, leading and directing the performance of their responsibilities to further the agency’s goals.
  • Ensure maintenance of property tax exemption for all agency owned properties and prepare annual reports.
  • Oversee audit of client accounts.
  • Oversee HUD Section 811 program including inspections and paperwork. This includes the submission and preparation of annual budget for Soda Creek Apartments.
  • Prepare annual Mill Levy financial report and budget for presentation to Routt County Commissioners.
  • Maintain fixed asset and depreciation schedule.
  • Complete annual registration of Secretary of State Charitable Solicitation.
  • Provide financial orientation for all new staff and board members. Assist with annual retraining of all existing staff.
  • Coordinate upgrades to existing accounting software and provide input on any potential changes to information technology.
  • Other duties as assigned by the E.D.

Full-time salaried position with benefits (health/dental/life/vision/PTO) $90k-$105k commensurate with experience. EOE.

Supervisor: Executive Director

This position is exempt.

Direct Support Professional, Steamboat Springs, CO

Horizons is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to work in our Day Program, in our group homes in our Residential Program, and one-on-one in our Supported Living Services Program in Steamboat Springs, CO.

Currently, we have full-time positions available. Our generous benefit package includes insurance (medical, dental, vision, and life), PTO, paid holidays, and bereavement leave. The starting wage is $18.00 per hour and $500 recruitment and $1000 retention bonuses are available for qualifying new hires. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DSPs work directly with people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with the goal of helping them live rewarding lives of their own choosing and becoming integrated members of the community.

DSPs assist with daily living activities and encourage attitudes and behaviors to lead self-directed and valuable lives. DSPs may provide supports in the home, at work, school, church, and other community places. DSPs are personal advocates for others’ needs, desires, and goals.

Candidates will be responsible for providing compassionate care, mentorship, and understanding as well as the duties below:
• Provide supervision and guidance for individuals during skills building activities
• Develop and implement individual plans, creating an engaging schedule based on person centered thinking and best practices
• Assist with daily living activities including meal preparation, grocery shopping, medical appointments, money management, household chores, laundry, etc.
• Develop a nurturing personal rapport and cultivate a safe and supportive relationship
• Maintain daily paperwork according to agency and state guidelines
• Provide reliable transportation
• Work closely with DSPs and other team members
• Maintain professional boundaries in accordance to ethical standards of conduct.

Candidates must be 18 years of age or older and must be able to lift 60 pounds.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Horizons serves people who are considered to be a vulnerable population. We strictly adhere to all COVID-19 mandates, policies, and protocols set by CDPHE, Moffat Public Health, and other oversight agencies. Ask about our safety regulations and additional compensation for DSPs during the ongoing pandemic.

Job Coach, Routt County, CO

Horizons is hiring a Job Coach to work in Steamboat Springs, CO. Currently, we have a full-time position available. Our generous benefit package includes insurance (medical, dental, vision, and life), PTO, paid holidays, and bereavement leave. The starting wage is $18.00 per hour and $500 recruitment and $1000 retention bonuses are available for qualifying new hires. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Job Coach works directly with people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with the goal of helping obtain or maintain integrated, community-based employment. The Job Coach works with the individuals we support and our community partners to identify employment goals, support placement, and maintain long-term employment. The Job Coach may provide supports in the home, at work, in the office, and other community locations. Candidates will be responsible for providing compassionate care, mentorship, and understanding as well as the duties below:

• Provide supervision and guidance for individuals during skills building
activities
• Develop and implement individual plans
• Work with a team to identify areas needing support and assist with the
development of on-the-job training.
• Develop a nurturing personal rapport and cultivate a safe and supportive
relationship
• Maintain daily paperwork according to agency and state guidelines
• Provide reliable transportation
• Work closely with DSPs and other team members
• Maintain professional boundaries in accordance to ethical standards of
conduct.
Candidates must be 18 years of age or older and must be able to lift 60
pounds.
COVID-19 UPDATE: Horizons serves people who are considered to be a
vulnerable population. We strictly adhere to all COVID-19 mandates, policies,
and protocols set by CDPHE, Routt County Public Health, and other oversight
agencies. Ask about our safety regulations and additional compensation for
DSPs during the ongoing pandemic.

House Coordinator, Craig, CO

The Moffat House Coordinator (heretofore referred to as HC) will assist the Adult Community Coordinator. The HC must demonstrate good organizational and time management skills, be able to follow a self-directed schedule, have effective communication skills in both written and verbal formats, demonstrate good decision-making and problem-solving abilities and adhere to strict confidentiality.

 

Essential Functions

Be the liaison between the Adult Community Coordinator and all direct care staff in the Residential program. Assist the ACC with paperwork, scheduling and shift relief. Meet with the ACC at least once per week.

Be the liaison between ACC and Direct Care Staff

    1. Document any problem in an Incident Report and submit to the ACC. In addition, remind staff of the importance of completing Incident Reports when necessary.  Read and sign-off on Incident Reports 
    2. Keep forms available and let new staff know of their location. Implement new forms and systems with ACC.
    3. Assist ACC in introducing all clients and current employees to new staff when opportunities arise.
    4. Create, review and update ISSP’s, BISSP’s and all program documentation checklists and calendars with ACC’s assistance.
    5. Attend all Annual Staffings, IDT’s and Team meetings.
    6. Work with ACC in creating, updating and implementing ways to document  programs, general systems and improve organization for both Residential/PCA counselors.

Assist the ACC with scheduling

  1. Assist with creating a set, consistent monthly schedule for Direct Care staff.
  2. Assist with finding coverage for shifts when staff is unable to work. Be aware of unnecessary overtime and back-to-back shifts. Cover shifts as needed on an emergency basis when previous scheduling and requests for emergency coverage by relief staff cannot be fulfilled.
  3. Help monitor the changes in staff schedules and communicate these changes to the ACC to assure coverage meets client needs, not just staff personal needs unless otherwise approved by the ACC.
  4. Assist in scheduling monthly or as needed house and PCA counselor meetings and trainings with the ACC. Take meeting minutes and file in notebook as a reference.  Fill out in-service forms as needed, make copies and file in appropriate places.
  5. Provide schedules for holidays/home visits for client departures and communicate to all appropriate departments.

 Medical

  1. Track client appointments and make sure reminder notices are distributed to the correct home.  Be sure to reference each clients PAR before scheduling any appointments.
  2. Monitor that all drugs in the group home are under lock and key.
  3. Check weekly to see that all over-the-counter drugs have client’s full name on the container.
  4. During Health and Safety Month work with counselors to ensure PCA/SLS clients have a First Aid Kit placed in their apartment and that the kit is replenished when necessary.
  5. Monitor the disposal and replacement of expired medications as well as proper organization of medications in the medicine closet.

 Property Maintenance

  1. Keep a list of authorized repair people to respond to emergencies in the Homes or PCA/SLS apartments.  For non-emergencies, notify the ACC who will work with the Director of Administration to alleviate the problem.
  2. Check monthly with PCA counselors about their clients’ apartments to determine if there are any special needs or repairs, and assist with arrangements. Keep a current list of the clients’ landlords and the phone numbers to provide to staff. (Part of house meeting)
  3. For homes, have a yard maintenance schedule with assigned staff.  If a professional company is responsible for duties and snow removal ensure counselors have the phone numbers posted to call when problems arise.
  4. Regulate housecleaning, menus, recipes and grocery lists.

 Financial Needs (Homes)

  1. Monitor all petty cash receipts, review “House Petty Cash Reimbursement Request Form” for proper documentation, request petty cash and submit to Financial Assistant as needed.
  2. Work with primary counselors to ensure clients have budget money when needed.
  3. Collect client Personal Needs Worksheets, review for accuracy, monitor receipts, and submit to Financial Assistant at the end of every month. Monitor that staff balance client money on a regular basis.
  4. Collect all household purchase receipts, review for accuracy and completion of reconciliation form and submit to RC.
  5. Review monthly checkbook audits and hand over to RC if problems.
  6. Collect and review all independent PCA client recons and submit to Financial Assistant.
  7. Collect rent checks from residential homes at end of month.

 Miscellaneous Paperwork

  1. Assist the ACC with ensuring staff completes their time sheets accurately and weekly.
  2. Monitor daily logs and shift change logs.
  3. Review, compare to Billing Forms and submit to ACC.

 Paperwork to Review for Completion. Work with the ACC on:

  1. Quarterly Health & Safety Assessments, Bi-Monthly Emergency Procedure Trainings and Fire Drills.
  2. Weekly Program Documentation (Includes Day, Residential and Behavioral Programs).
  3. Weekly Contact Notes
  4. Daily Logs and Shift Change Logs
  5. Quarterly Nutrition Plans and meal planning
  6. Upkeep of Residential Files.
  7. Vehicle Forms
    1. Ensure that Emergency Fact Sheets and Emergency Procedures are in the van and updated as needed.
    2. Ensure Vehicle Logs and gas receipts are kept and turned into finance monthly. Any missing or unusual documentation is reported to ACC for investigation.

 Compensation

$17.17/hour plus insurance (medical, dental, vision, life), paid time off (starting at 3 weeks/year), and 10 paid holidays.

This Position is supervised by the Adult Community Coordinator.

 

This position is nonexempt.

Direct Support Professional, Craig, CO

Horizons is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to work in our group homes in our Residential Program and one-on-one in our Supported Living Services Program in Craig, CO.

Currently, we have full-time positions available. Our generous benefit package includes insurance (medical, dental, vision, and life), PTO, paid holidays, and bereavement leave. The starting wage is $16.17 per hour and $500 recruitment and $1,000 retention bonuses are available for qualifying new hires. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DSPs work directly with people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with the goal of helping them live rewarding lives of their own choosing and becoming integrated members of the community.

DSPs assist with daily living activities and encourage attitudes and behaviors to lead self-directed and valuable lives. DSPs may provide supports in the home, at work, school, church, and other community places. DSPs are personal advocates for others’ needs, desires, and goals.

Candidates will be responsible for providing compassionate care, mentorship, and understanding as well as the duties below:
• Provide supervision and guidance for individuals during skills building activities
• Develop and implement individual plans, creating an engaging schedule based on person centered thinking and best practices
• Assist with daily living activities including meal preparation, grocery shopping, medical appointments, money management, household chores, laundry, etc.
• Develop a nurturing personal rapport and cultivate a safe and supportive relationship
• Maintain daily paperwork according to agency and state guidelines
• Provide reliable transportation
• Work closely with DSPs and other team members
• Maintain professional boundaries in accordance to ethical standards of conduct.

Candidates must be 18 years of age or older and must be able to lift 60 pounds.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Horizons serves people who are considered to be a vulnerable population. We strictly adhere to all COVID-19 mandates, policies, and protocols set by CDPHE, Moffat Public Health, and other oversight agencies. Ask about our safety regulations and additional compensation for DSPs during the ongoing pandemic.

SLS/CES Team Coordinator, Craig, CO

 Qualifications

  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Follow self-directed schedule.
  • Communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats.
  • Demonstrate good decision-making and problem-solving abilities.
  • Adhere to strict confidentiality
  • Proficient computer skills in word, excel, and other agency computer programs

General Responsibilities

  1. Team Coordinator is to communicate with the Supported Living Services (SLS) Coordinator once a week and meet at a minimum of once per month.
  2. Team Coordinator is the liaison between the Supported Living Services Coordinator and the staff of the SLS/CES (Children’s Extensive Support) program.
  3. SLS Team Coordinator will assist with monitoring program effectiveness which includes:
    1. Unannounced and announced monitoring visits
    2. Residential monitoring
    3. Client Specific monitoring
    4. Review each individual program periodically to ensure that services are being provided in accordance with the IP and are having the desired effect. Reviews shall include visits to sites where services or supports are provided and, whenever possible, observation of the actual provision of services.
    5. Formal reviews shall be, at a minimum, conducted on a quarterly basis. If more frequent review is necessary to ensure program effectiveness and coordination, the review will be conducted at a frequency as determined appropriate for the specific program.
    6. The services prescribed have been implemented in a timely manner and are being delivered at the frequency prescribed
    7. Proper documentation exists to adequately measure the efficacy of the service
    8. The program of service is having the desired effect
    9. The SLS program coordinator will document his/her findings within monitoring and rainbow review sheets.
    10. The SLS team coordinator shall provide the SLS Coordinator with a summary of the findings of each service review.
    11. If services have not been implemented or are not being provided in accordance with the IP the SLS coordinator or Adult Program Director shall take necessary action to ensure compliance.  If extenuating circumstances prevent implementation, an explanation shall be noted within the case record.
  4. Team Coordinator to report staff issues to the SLS coordinator to follow up with any necessary performance issues.
  5. Team Coordinators will ask staff for their input for a client’s annual meeting so that just the primary counselor and the team coordinator attends with the information.
  6. Bring training needs to the attention of the SLS Coordinator.
  7. Provide written input on staff evaluations.

Scheduling

  1. Assist with creating a set, consistent schedule for staff for SLS/CES clients.
  2. Assist SLS Coordinator in covering for staff that request and are granted Paid Time Off or are ill. Be aware of overtime and do not schedule back-to-back shifts.
  3. Monitor the changes in staff schedules to assure coverage meets client needs, not just staff personal needs, unless otherwise approved by the SLS Coordinator.
  1. Provide schedules for holidays/home visits for client departures to the SLS Coordinator, SLS Case manager, and Director of Adult Services.
  2. Discuss needs to be addressed in counselor meetings/create agenda for meetings and schedule counselor meetings monthly or as needed.

Medical

  1. Work with Nurse Consultant to assure that all medical appointments are scheduled and all required documentation is complete for SLS clients who need medical assistance.
  2. Assure all medication sheets are completed monthly for SLS clients who need assistance with medications.
  3. Ensure that counselors submit complete medical documentation monthly
  4. Ensure that counselors are following the new medication procedures by (checking medication labels and comparing to medication sheets) during monitoring.  Also, make sure counselors are doing drug disposals when new medications are ordered for the clients.
  5. Ensure the drug disposal procedure is being performed when necessary.
  6. Work with counselors to ensure clients have a First Aid Kit placed in their apartment and that the kit is replenished when necessary. This is completed during client residential monitoring.

Household and Apartment

  1. Check monthly with counselors about their clients’ apartments to determine if there are any special needs or repairs, and assist with arrangements. Keep a current list of the clients’ landlords and the phone numbers to provide to staff.

Paperwork

  1. Work with SLS Coordinator to complete monthly billing
    1. Reading ISP notes for each client to make sure IP goals are being met
    2. Transfer billing hours from ISP notes to excel spreadsheet
    3. Make sure that staff time in ADP corresponds to billing hours
    4. Make sure that staff are following regulations for what they are billing for
  2. Update ISP notes in Therap when client I.P. changes
  3. Communicate with staff what hours they should bill when a client’s plan changes
  4. Create ISP provider notes when new clients are enrolled into the CES/SLS waiver

Training

  1. Assist in training new staff on paperwork and procedures.
  2. Keep forms available for staff (i.e. Time Sheets, Incident Reports, Recons, Physician Consults, etc.).
  3. After any inservice, conference or training, ensure staff who attended are documented on the Inservice Training Form, submit to Human Resources.
  4. If a client is receiving any type of therapy that requires training, schedule new staff for the training.
  5. Assist SLS Coordinator with training new staff with clients present and prior to client meeting.
  6. Train new staff on the SLS module, ISP documentation, and client specific training.  Keep training forms available and let new staff know of their location.

Other

  1. Be a positive role model.
  2. Communicate with SLS Coordinator first, any positive or negative client family concerns.
  3. Participate in Horizons’ Planning Process by assisting in the development and implementation of program goals.
  4. Support the volunteer program by helping to coordinate the training, scheduling and mentoring of volunteers.
  5. Participate in activities and support community inclusion.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Compensation:

$18.17/hour plus insurance (medical, dental, vision, life), paid time off (starting at 3 weeks/year), and 10 paid holidays. Horizons is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This Position is supervised by the SLS/CES Coordinator. This position is nonexempt.

Direct Support Professional, Grand County, CO

Horizons is hiring in Grand County! We are seeking a part-time Direct Support Professional (DSP) to work in our Supported Living Services program. High school diploma and valid CO driver’s license required. Must be 18 or older. Starting wage is $17.77.

We’re looking for a calm, compassionate DSP to work 20 hours per week. This position requires patience, flexibility, and creativity along with the belief that people of all abilities can learn, thrive, and contribute to their communities. This position will provide structure and routine, and it will require initiative and the desire to connect and communicate. 

Horizons’ DSPs work directly with people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with the goal of assisting them to live rewarding lives of their own choosing. 

DSPs assist with daily living activities and encourage attitudes and behaviors to lead self-directed and valuable lives. DSPs may provide supports at home, work, school, church, and other community places. DSPs are personal advocates for others’ needs, desires, and goals. 

DSPs: 

  • Provide supervision and guidance for individuals during skills building 
  • Develop and implement individual plans, creating an engaging schedule based on person centered thinking 
  • Assist with daily living activities including meal preparation, grocery shopping, medical appointments, money management, household chores, laundry, etc. 
  • Develop a nurturing personal rapport and cultivate a safe and supportive relationship 
  • Maintain daily paperwork according to agency and state guidelines 
  • Provide reliable transportation 
  • Work closely with DSPs and other team members 
  • Maintain professional boundaries in accordance to ethical standards of conduct. 

COVID-19 UPDATE: Horizons serves people who are considered to be a vulnerable population. We adhere to COVID-19 mandates, policies, and protocols set by CDPHE, Public Health, and oversight agencies. Ask about our safety regulations and compensation for DSPs during the pandemic.

Regarding current openings, please fill out the below application and email to mmcnamara@horizonsnwc.org OR drop off the completed application at one of our office locations found here.

Horizons Specialized Services is an equal opportunity employer. Horizons does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.