Pitkin County Finance Department
 Aspen, Colorado
Job Description

The Controller for Pitkin County is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and supervising all administrative and technical accounting functions of assigned funds, which includes daily operations and processes, financial reporting, statement preparation, auditing, fiscal management reviews, contract management oversight and related accounting, auditing, and fixed asset functions. The Controller will ensure compliance with established accounting principles and all state and federal fiscal intermediary and accrediting regulations.

Qualified Individuals for the Controller position will be knowledgeable in the following: Government accounting principles, practices, procedures and transaction processes, to include laws and regulations pertaining to governmental accounting and auditing programs, GAAP, GASB, and FASB, budgeting, auditing, and grant administration/regulations governing governmental and municipal accounting, reconciliation of accounts.

Due to a restructure of the Finance Department, Pitkin County is seeking two qualified individuals to join the team as Controllers:

If assigned the Aspen Pitkin County Airport fund, knowledge of:

  • Best practices preferred in the following aviation-specific areas (AIP, PFC, CFC, federal airport agencies, airlines, rental car concessions, other common airport stakeholders).

If assigned Public Health and/or Human Services funds, knowledge of:

  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Colorado Department of Human Services comprehensive Financial Management System, and state and federal grants and cost allocations.

Duties may vary according to job assignment.