Purpose Benefits Supplemental Questions
Are you seeking more than a paycheck on your next adventure? Jefferson County wants to bring your attention to a position currently opened here in the County. If you're a solid professional with proven experience who is seeking more than a paycheck, we invite you to apply for Accountant. This position provides you the opportunity to work for a county that thrives on working collaboratively and overcoming challenges. We are seeking a game changer, someone who loves what they do and is motivated to share their knowledge with those they work with.
The Accountant performs complex accounting duties for Human Services Department.
The Accountant will be responsible for:
Analyzing and preparing various financial, fiscal and accounting reports and records.
Reviewing reports for internal and external use.
Preparing documents for expenditure reporting to State and Federal agencies and other grant programs using multiple financial systems.
Reconciling bank statements, accounts for State and Federal revenue and expenditures, and other various grant programs.
Reviewing accounts and perform various accounting functions for all the Human Services programs.
Maintaining the general ledger, preparing accurate and concise adjusting entries to the general ledger.
Assisting peers with higher level accounting tasks.
Preparing and presenting to stakeholders including program managers and/or division and department directors.
Bachelor's degree in accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience with Government Accounting.
Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes that would be beneficial and lead to success in this role include: critical thinking and analysis, initiative, and ability to articulate clearly and effectively.
Offer of employment contingent on job related assessments, criminal history check, and education verification.
Supplemental questions requiring a written response will serve as a writing sample.
Additional Information:A career with Jefferson County Government offers the best candidates career growth and a diverse workforce. More than a paycheck, your job enriches the lives of the citizens of Jefferson County. Jefferson County offers great benefits, plentiful holidays, and now is a major stop along RTD's new Light Rail West Line.
Living and working in Jefferson County offers the quintessential Colorado lifestyle sought after by many. Residents enjoy easy access to mountain activities such as hiking, skiing and rafting, while also being able to take advantage of the eclectic amenities offered by the greater metropolitan Denver area.
Located at the heart of the foothills of Golden, city life, bike paths, hiking and adventure are just a step away. When you're ready to learn, grow, and make a contribution to your community, find your career with us.
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