Accounting Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
Town of Erie
Location of position: 
Erie, CO
$88,103 – $123,345
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Closing Date: 
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Job Description: 

The Town of Erie, Colorado, is located on the Boulder-Weld county line just north of Denver and east of Boulder. With a population of nearly 30,000, Erie is in one of the fastest growing areas in the state. Having consistently earned numerous “Safest Places to Live in Colorado” and “Best Place to Raise a Family” awards by multiple magazines and websites, residents enjoy a high quality of life in a safe and vibrant town.

The Town of Erie currently operates on an annual budget of $137,000,000. The Finance Department is comprised of an accounting division and a finance division. The Accounting Division maintains the town's accounting system, which includes accounts payable, bank reconciliation, cashier duties, maintaining the general ledger, payroll, and utility billing.

Working under the general supervision of the Finance Director, the Accounting Manager oversees day-to-day accounting and utility billing activities, and applies generally accepted accounting principles as they apply to governmental entities in a variety of both routine and advanced situations. The Accounting Manager supervises five clerical, technical, and administrative staff within the Finance Department.

A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field, and five years of experience in a progressively responsible finance environment is required. The ideal candidate will be a CPA and have six years of professional level accounting work.

For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at, click on “Open Recruitments” and then click the position title. To apply, click on “Apply Online” and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The Town of Erie is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: February 9, 2020 (open until filled).