Accountant/Finance Analyst

Department/Agency of position: 
Denve Water Finance Department
Location of position: 
Denver, CO
$65,894.40 to $81,047.20 annually
Date Posted: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Job Description: 


Candidates MUST submit a completed Denver Water application in order to be considered. Applications must include all of your relevant work experience as it is a legal document. Please do not use “see resume”. Cover Letters and resumes must be attached to the application as one (1) document.

Hiring Salary Range: $5491.20/monthly (min) up to $6753.94/monthly (mid) $65,894.40/annually (min) up to $81,047.20/annually (mid) Full Time, Exempt position, Regular, Day Shift Location of position: Administration Building, 1600 W. 12th Ave., Denver, CO Opening Date: May 17, 2018 Re-Opening Date: June 5, 2018 Closing Date: June, 19, 2018

Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received. Denver Water reserves the right to either close or extend a posting.

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Denver Water’s Finance Division/Accounting Section is currently seeking a qualified candidate to assist us as an Accountant (Finance Analyst). Under general supervision this position will prepare and analyze financial and general information relevant to the work area including booking journal entries, processing monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial data, budgeting & forecasting, reporting, documenting, and analyzing metrics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: •Provide primary oversight for Denver Water’s Expense Management System. Includes training and providing assistance to users, trouble-shooting issues, reconciling the system and related PCard transactions to the General Ledger, etc. •Posts accounts payable voucher batches and processes bi-weekly accounts payable check runs •Analyze, reconcile and process all unclaimed checks •Supports other accounting functions such as daily bank activities, invoicing processes, •Responsible for resolving and completing inquiries and requests to meet deadlines. •Thoroughly and accurately gather, review and analyze information with supervision appropriate to their level. •Regularly exercise judgment to resolve problems and determine appropriate action. •Maintains positive, open communication with customer, to ensure understanding of expectations and creation of a positive working partnership. •Perform related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: •Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or a related field. •Minimum 2 years of related work experience. •Any equivalent combination of certifications, education, or experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities for the position.

Preferred Qualifications: Accounting Degree / Accountant

Licenses, Registration and Certifications: •May require HIPAA Training.

About Denver Water: Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.4 million people in the city of Denver and many surrounding suburbs. Denver Water aspires to be the best water utility in the nation. The organization is a responsible steward of the resources, assets and natural environment entrusted to us in order to provide a high-quality water supply, a resilient and reliable system, and excellent customer service.

Denver Water is committed to the health and well-being of our employees. Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is prohibited on Denver Water property at the main campus.

Denver Water offers excellent benefits that include a pension plan, a 401K Plan with 3% match, a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Health and Dental coverage, Life Insurance, and Paid Time Off. A background check will be conducted to verify information submitted on application. Please be sure that all information on application is correct and complete the application fully, do not say “see resume”. If application is not fully completed, we (Denver Water), will not accept your application.

All positions require a Worker’s Compensation Background check.

Denver Water is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, military status, or marital status in making employment or business decisions. It also prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace or in its dealings with the public. The organization encourages and welcomes diversity of backgrounds in its workforce. Denver Water complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).

Karen Hoppestad 1600 W. 12th Ave. Denver, CO. 80204-3412 EOE/MF