Senior Accountant - Human Services Business Office

Company Name:
Adams County Government
We are seeking a candidate to perform professional accounting work dealing with multiple accounting systems and transactions. Candidate will troubleshoot and improvise to accommodate unique and difficult accounting transactions, provide accounting services to the Agency in order to maintain the fiscal records in accordance with County, State, and Federal requirements; and ensure the maximum reimbursement of expenditures from outside agencies.
Examples of Important and Essential Duties:
Downloads State Electronic Benefits Transfer, cost allocations, and revenue transactions to the general ledger, transfers and verifies data to the Dashboard Financial Model.
Prepares monthly financial statements to include Balance Sheet, Statement of Change in Fund Balance, Due To/From Detail, and Statement of Revenues and Expenditures. Analyzes monthly balance sheet accounts and cash reconciliation with the Treasurer's Office.
Assists in the development of financial policies.
Maintains Chart of Accounts to ensure proper voucher coding.
Maintains Fixed Assets for additions and disposals and perform annual inventory review.
Prepares month-end and year-end accounting entries.
Facilitates state and county auditors in completion of fieldwork by preparing financial statements, various work papers, and responding to any questions.
Provides backup for Workforce Business Center and Head Start financial analysts.
Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities to:
Knowledge of and ability to carry out finance and accounting principles.
Knowledge of the State accounting system, rules and regulations.
Ability to educate and train other staff.
Ability to interpret rules and regulations to carry out reporting requirements and accounting transactions.
Ability to prepare financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards.
Ability to analyze and report on accounts and funds.
Ability to make mathematical and percentage computations, balance and reconcile records resolving discrepancies.
Ability to work within guidelines as set forth by GAAFR (Governmental Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting) and CDHS Volume V.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish, maintain and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Experience - Two (2) to Five (5) years of accounting experience; strongly prefer experience with Human Services accounting functions.
Education - Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
Background Check - Must pass a criminal (CBI) background check.
Job Title: Senior Accountant - Human Services Business Office
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 10/17/14 4:30 PM Mountain Time
Salary: $4,912.00 - $5,649.00 Monthly
Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Brighton, Colorado

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