Created by voters in 1992, GOCO uses a portion of Colorado Lottery proceeds to protect and enhance Colorado’s parks, trails, wildlife, rivers, and open spaces in all 64 counties. It awards competitive grants to local governments, land trusts, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) and makes investments directly through CPW. 

Our work is guided by this strategic plan and these values. Learn more about us.

About the Position

The staff accountant is primarily responsible for the accounting functions related to revenue and expenditures for Great Outdoors Colorado’s (“GOCO”) daily operations. They are also responsible for maintaining the policies and procedures related to the internal controls for revenue and expenditures. This position reports to GOCO’s controller.

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How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest to, including “Staff Accountant” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? We understand that some candidates who could excel in this role may not have all the qualifications precisely listed in the job description. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply.

Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and others who identify as nonwhite, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQIA2S+ community are encouraged to apply for this role.

Great Outdoors Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected status or any other characteristic protected by law.


The position is eligible for a full and competitive benefits package, which includes:

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short & Long-term Disability
  • Pension Plan
  • Mandatory Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Vacation & Sick Leave
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • Training & Educational Opportunities
  • Commuter Benefits