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Updated April 12, 2017

Accounting Specialist II

TERMS:
Non-Exempt; 40 Hours/Week; Monday-Friday

PURPOSE:
Accountable for all in-house payroll-related functions to ensure accurate and timely payment of wages in accordance with company policy while ensuring compliance with federal and state requirements. Applies accounting principles and funding regulations to examine, process, and maintain all functions for Accounts Payable. This position is responsible for administering company’s benefits.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process in-house bi-weekly payroll: review, calculate, update, and maintain employee-related information such as pay changes, new hire, termination or retroactive adjustments, tax withholding, benefits, accrual balances, garnishments, and other related payroll items.
  • Review incoming invoices to ensure the expenses are compliant with detailed grant stipulations and government rules and regulations related to government funding.
  • Administer company benefits, and assist the Finance Manager with employee benefit orientation and exit interviews.
  • Serve as an in-house contact for all payroll-related issues, and provide information to employees and managers on payroll matters and benefit plans.
  • Code each invoice accordingly, create check requests, and obtain approval signatures.
  • Prepare and submit Cash Requirements Report with invoices to be paid for Finance Manager's review, approval and processing.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting to obtain missing documentation, or research issues.
  • Enter approved check requests into the accounting system.
  • Review and enroll employees in benefits.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all employee information and pay data.
  • Assist with month-end closing.
  • Maintain filing system, and assist with record retention.
  • Assist department Manager and Director as required.
  • Assist with annual external audit and yearend close.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least two years of in-house payroll processing experience required.
  • College degree or equivalent years of accounting experience required.
  • Computer skills should include Microsoft Office, with an excellent working knowledge of Excel.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and analytical skills. Ability to communicate effectively.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to: jobs@kleinbuendel.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.


Interactive Technology Director

Do you believe that creative technology, media, and messages can help people and organizations change their behavior to lead longer, healthier lives?

Do you want to work collaboratively with a small group of experts to passionately better the world while maintaining a personal work-life balance?

Does managing and inspiring a small team of talented developers sound exhilarating?

Klein Buendel, Inc. is a woman-owned, science-based, health communication research firm that creates and evaluates technology, media and messages with a health promotion/disease prevention/life-prolonging purpose. Now in our 15th year, we are looking for a creative thinker and skilled manager to lead our in-house design and development team in the production of innovative websites, apps, videos, training modules, and social media to facilitate positive health behavior by individuals, organizations, and communities.

We are looking for someone to lead an in-house team to operationalize health behavior theory and the research of our behavioral scientists into tangible, teachable technology. Our areas of research expertise include, but are not limited to, nutrition, physical activity, skin cancer prevention, drunk driving prevention, smoking cessation, minority health and health disparities, vaccination uptake, and responsible alcohol and marijuana vending.

Our ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, self-directed creative or technical leader with a proven track record of managing a high performing team in a multiple project, multidimensional environment.

Our successful candidate will work collaboratively to integrate behavior change strategists, an instructional designer, a graphic designer, developers, and programmers, through a systematic creative process from conceptualization through research and evaluation to dissemination and commercialization.

Our Interactive Technology Director will actively participate in the design and development of dynamic, interactive, educational, and scalable apps and web-based programs, either as a front-end designer, full stack developer, back-end database programmer, or video producer (with a working knowledge of all these disciplines).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor's degree in a related creative or technical discipline such as Software Engineering, Fine Art, or Educational Technology (or equivalent work experience).
  • At least 7 years of experience in app and/or web development using various platforms.
  • At least 5 years of experience managing product development teams (responsible for priorities, budgets, scopes, schedules, timelines, and personnel).
  • Willing to work full-time, onsite in Golden, Colorado near the Rocky Mountain foothills to inspire and engage interpersonally with 30+ dedicated coworkers.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL BE:

  • A divergent and innovative thinker, able to tap new trends and ideas to make a positive impact on people's lives;
  • A competent and compassionate leader;
  • A skilled practitioner of your craft and an educated advocate of your staff members' crafts in order to oversee system flow, integration, work progress, and expenditures from beginning to end;
  • An effective communicator, able to establish clear creative direction for your team and its projects and provide constructive guidance and feedback.

If you are interested in our position, please submit your resume (including development language proficiencies), cover letter, portfolio link, and salary requirements to jobs@kleinbuendel.com.

Klein Buendel, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is Klein Buendel's intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.


Scientist Position Open

Looking for a change? Interested in full-time research?

Klein Buendel, Inc. is a comprehensive health communication research firm located in Golden, Colorado with a proven track record of extramural research funding from federal and state agencies. We specialize in the research, development and evaluation of community-based interventions addressing health issues that impact our daily lives. As a woman-owned, equal opportunity, for-profit corporation, our scientists have investigator-initiated research grants (R01, R21, R34), as well as Small Business Innovation Research grants and contracts (R43, R44), from NIH, CDC, and USDA on cancer, obesity, and substance abuse prevention, minority health, and dissemination of evidence-based programs with children and adults in communities, clinics, workplaces, and schools. Klein Buendel’s media production professionals provide in-house graphic design, multimedia services, and web-based and mobile technology development.

We are seeking applications for a Scientist specializing in health communication, health behavior change, or community interventions to prevent chronic disease and improve public health. The successful applicant will have a passion for grant-sponsored collaborative research and seek the challenge of a research-focused position. The specific area of expertise is flexible but may include the reduction of risk behaviors, application of innovative technologies, translation and dissemination of evidence-based programs, and issues in health equity.

Required qualifications include:

  • an earned doctoral degree in Communication, Psychology, Public Health, or a related field;
  • a record of peer-reviewed publications; and
  • a commitment to seeking extramural federal funding (e.g., NIH, NSF, CDC, USDA) as a Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator. Record of extramural federal funding is preferred but not required.

Applicants must be willing to relocate to the greater Denver area. Salary and benefits are competitive and comprehensive.

Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research statement, list of extramural funding experience (if any), and contact information for three references to:

David Buller, PhD
Director of Research
dbuller@kleinbuendel.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.


Data Coordinator

TERMS:
Non-Exempt; 40 Hours/Week; Monday-Friday

PURPOSE:
Daily coordination of data collected in the course of multiple research projects, with attention to the structure of databases from set-up to data entry to formatting data to creating files for analysis.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Principal Investigators (PIs) and Project Coordinators to provide coordination and oversight of project data, including structuring databases, coordinating data entry, formatting data, and creating files for data analysis.
  • Collaborate and interface with investigators, subcontractors, research project staff, statisticians, programming team, and outside data collection vendors.
  • Develop, revise, and implement data management procedures.
  • Develop, revise, and implement project-specific data protocols.
  • Create and maintain generic electronic databases for data tracking and data entry; provide input on updates and revisions.
  • Assist programmers with the development of online surveys.
  • Clean and manipulate project data and program usage data.
  • Run data frequencies and cross tabulations.
  • Produce data summaries, tables, and graphs as requested and be able to interpret the reports.
  • Work with research project staff in the development and testing of questionnaires and other data collection devices or instruments.
  • Work with research project staff to develop interviewer/data collector training protocols, including training materials and assessments of accuracy.
  • Assist in process evaluation and the generation of material needed for manuscripts, final reports and conference presentations.
  • Research published data and create data files for analysis.
  • Research and evaluate data management software and make recommendations to data team and PIs as necessary.
  • Organize and oversee the work of data coders or data entry staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Public Health, Psychology, Environmental Health, Nutrition, Communication or Social Science is required.
  • Experience and knowledge of NIH research protocols is preferred.
  • Experience and proficiency with database software, such as Microsoft Excel is required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Access is preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational, computer, written and oral communication skills, the ability to work independently, and the ability to provide leadership to data coding/entry staff are required.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to: jobs@kleinbuendel.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.