Accountant I, II, or Senior

Accountant I, II, or Senior
City of Littleton Finance Department
 Littleton, Colorado
Job Description

This is a term-limited position funded by ARPA through December 31, 2024.

This full-time position is benefits eligible.

The City of Littleton has a great opportunity for an Accountant. The accountants are responsible for a wide range of accounting duties, from simple to complex. They include balancing and reconciling a variety of accounts, making journal entries, and processing financial and budget information.

The successful candidate will perform duties using sound judgment and decision making. They will also be assisting with daily operations during the design and implementation of a new ERP.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting and be passionate about the little details. The ability to zoom in and find small issues will serve the candidate well in this role, and the ideal candidate will understand how those little details fit into and help create the Big Picture. This opportunity offers an exciting chance to help build out the financial backbone of the new ERP for the City of Littleton.

The City of Littleton is a vibrant community south of Denver and is consistently voted as one of America’s Best Small Cities. Home to a charming and historic downtown, a variety of shopping venues, restaurants, parks and trails, there is a lot to offer to the wonderful people who live and work here. The City of Littleton offers outstanding benefits and perks to its employees. For more information, please see the 2022 Benefit Guide.

The City of Littleton believes in attracting and retaining the best talent and our strategies include hiring in at market pay and career development opportunities. In addition to your application, please submit a cover letter that describes why you are the best candidate for this position with the City of Littleton.

The successful candidate will be eligible for benefits, including retirement. This is a “limited duration” position, funded with federal dollars that will expire on December 31, 2024.

Appointments may be made at the Accounting I, II or Senior level depending on qualifications, department needs, and budget availability at the time of hire. Levels of pay and minimum qualifications are listed below:

Accountant I: Starting pay at $60,467 annually

Salary Range: $ 48,517- $72,777

Accountant II: Starting pay at $67,581 annually.

Salary Range: $55,132-$81,198

Senior Accountant: Starting pay at $83,319 annually

Salary Range: $66,665 - $99,982

This full-time position is exempt per FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation.

Work Schedule: This is a full-time position and will work a hybrid schedule with some days teleworking and some days working in person at the office.