North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization
 Fort Collins, Colorado
Job Description

The North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (NFRMPO) office, located in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado is seeking a highly motivated professional for the position of Accountant. The NFRMPO is a federally designated transportation planning organization and a state-designated air quality planning agency. The NFRMPO does work on behalf of 15-member governments and over 500,000 residents.

The Accountant is a key position within the organization that handles a variety of accounting functions and ensure the MPO follows policies and procedures to maintain accounting standards. This position can either have full knowledge and experience or a recent graduate that would like to grow into this position. The NFRMPO offers a flexible work schedule and has a hybrid work environment.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Associates degree and a minimum of three years related governmental accounting experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Advanced Excel knowledge is required.
  • Working knowledge of MS Dynamics (Great Plains) software preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in governmental accounting, budgeting, finance, payroll, pension plan, and investment laws, regulations and principles
  • Working ability in accounting software, Microsoft Dynamics GP preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability in all accounting and payroll functions
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens, customers, other government agencies, and staff
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and exercise independent judgment.
  • Understanding of Governmental Accounting Standard Board (GASB) pronouncements and interpretations.
  • Expertise and knowledge of standard office software and general office equipment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including grammar and editing skills.

The salary range of the position is $25.00- $36.06 hourly, commensurate with the qualifications of the selected candidate. This is a 40-hour per week full-time position and includes NFRMPO benefits .

A full description of the Accountant position as well as an employment application, can be found here:

Please email completed applications and resumes to Barbara Bills, Office Administrator at This position is open until filled.