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Jefferson County Government, CO
Close Date: 04/25/21
Category:Budget & Financial Services
Are you seeking more than a paycheck ?
Do you want to serve your community in a way that’s friendly, composed, and professional? At JeffCo, we are looking for customer-focused individuals just like YOU who take pride in their work, have an eye for detail, and believe in a positive attitude. Whether you are coming from a job where travel is mandatory, or leaving a company with an overwhelming schedule, you can find a better quality of life working with the JeffCo community. We offer exciting benefits such as flex time, generous holiday schedules, and regular business hours so you can stay put, spend more time with family, and enjoy all the amenities Jefferson County has to offer!
If you are looking for a great opportunity for your career to take off, then this position welcomes you to work for a County that thrives on working collaboratively and overcoming challenges. We are seeking someone who has a strong work-ethic, is a self-starter, loves what they do and is motivated to share their knowledge and experience with those who they work with.
Are you seeking more than a paycheck on your next adventure?
If you answered “Yes!” Jefferson County Human Services has the career opportunity for you!
The Accountant supports Jefferson County Human Services Department with complex accounting duties. This involves collaborating with the financial team, communicating with stakeholders, and ensuring accuracy in the general ledger, month end closing, reconciliations, and grants, fiscal, financial, and expenditure reports.
Currently, this position will be working Monday through Friday working remotely and potentially shifting into a hybrid remote and non-remote schedule. Equipment will be provided. Ex: Computer and monitor.
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 accounting tasks
Preparing and presenting to stakeholders including program managers and/or division and department directors
Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes that will lead to success in this role include:
Independent critical thinking and analysis
Demonstrating initiative, innovation, and resiliency
Ability to articulate clearly and effectively to varying levels of stakeholders
Utilizing resources to problem solve
Strong understanding of the nuances of government accounting
Ability to work autonomously with a strong team focus
Strives while working remotely
Passionate about agency’s mission and vision
Bachelor’s degree in accounting with emphasis on government accounting
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience in government accounting
Experience in government accounting is highly preferred.
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.
Due to the nature of this position, this comprehensive application may take over an hour to complete. Please feel free to view the supplemental questions prior to starting your application and/or take breaks throughout the process by saving your application and returning to it later.
Bachelor’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree – Accounting:
Work Experience:No Experience
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