Centennial, CO US

Post Date: 07/25/2018 Job ID: 81630 Industry: Government City: Pay Rate: $24.00 Per Hour

Accountant - South East Corridor 

General Accounting

  • Performs account research and reconciliations by reviewing assigned general ledger accounts; makes recommendations for adjustments and prepares written documentation of findings.
  • Performs account analysis and prepares narrative reports (internal and external) explaining account activity and/or findings.
  • Assists with the preparation of mid-month bank reconciliations, as requested.
  • Assists with the cash management function by monitoring cash and investment balances and/or charges.
  • Prepares periodic reports of balances/fees.
  • Prepares various documents for annual financial audit, as requested.
  • Tracks, maintains and prepares various monthly financial or analysis reports, as requested.
  • Prepares grant billings, accounting and design of internal controls for grant management.
  • Assists with investment transactions and reporting.
  • Performs internal audits as requested.

 Accounts Payable

  • Review bi-weekly Accounts Payable check registers and invoices for proper general ledger account coding and documentation.
  • Prepare the positive pay file for upload to the bank.


  • Acts as a back-up for accounts payable and cash receipt functions.
  • Assists in the development and documentation of accounting and finance policies and procedures.
  • Designs, prepares, and compiles information for various reports, as requested.
  • Assists in general improvement district reporting.
  • Establish appropriate accounting systems for the Fiber Works Enterprise Fund.
  • Maintain capital asset and depreciation systems.
  • Trains and reviews the work of clerical and/or technical staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:

  • Methods, practices, principles, documents, and terminology used in financial and accounting record keeping;
  • Practices, procedures, and terms of basic governmental budgeting and accounting;
  • Fundamental accounting and internal control policies and procedures;
  • Analysis of reports and records;
  • City ordinances, rules, procedures, and practices governing accounts payable processing;
  • Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MS Office Professional 2007 - MSWord, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint);
  • Modern office practices and procedures;
  • Modern office equipment.


  • Possess self-management skills;
  • Requires skill in operating modern office equipment;
  • Maintain a professional appearance;
  • Customer service driven;
  • Strong organizational skills.

 Ability to:

  • Check accuracy of vouchers and be familiar with accounting classifications assigned to various records;
  • Operate a computer using spreadsheet and financial accounting software; 
  • Effectively meet and communicate with the public with courtesy, discretion and sound judgment;
  • Be punctual during required working hours;
  • Occasionally work an adjusted work schedule, overtime, and evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines as approved by supervisor;
  • Handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and use good judgment in prioritizing work assignments;
  • Work well under pressure in a constantly changing environment;
  • Work with minimal supervision;
  • Discretely handle confidential information;
  • Establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with staff, vendors, auditors, Elected Officials, and members of the public.



 Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration with an emphasis in accounting, 2 or more years of previous experience in accounting.

This is a 15 Month temporary position.

Location: Southeast Corridor

Pay: $24.00 Per Hour

Please forward resumes only if you meet all above requirements. 

Refer to job number # 81630


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