Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
Aurora Public Schools Division of Finance
Location of position: 
Aurora, CO
Wage/Salary: 
Starting Salary $64,017
Date Posted: 
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Closing Date: 
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Job Description: 

SUMMARY: Responsible for accumulating and entering all financial transactions and adjustments into the district's financial system and preparing accurate financial reports, including state reports, bank reconciliations, interim statements and the comprehensive annual financial report in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Provides instruction and clarification to end-users of the district's financial information by providing general business support as dictated by district and departmental policies and controls.

EDUCATION & TRAINING:  Bachelor's degree in the field of accounting, finance or related business field.

EXPERIENCE:  No experience and up to and including one year of experience in accounting.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EQUIPMENT & OTHER:  Oral and written communication, interpersonal, decision making, multitasking and analytical skills. Advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and governmental accounting policies, standards and internal controls. Operating knowledge of and experience with office equipment, personal computers, peripherals and software including Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Operating knowledge of Oracle financial applications preferred.