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Accountant III
Ref No.: 17-05039
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 2 Years
Start Date: 10/02/2017
Position Description: Accountant III is the lead/specialist level classification in the professional accounting series. Under general direction, the Accountant III performs a variety of complex and specialized professional accounting duties requiring a thorough knowledge of professional accounting principles and procedures.

Skills Required: 1. Establishes and maintains the county's general accounting systems in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles and in conformance with appropriate federal, start and local regulations and guidelines. 2. Reconciles expenditures with budget appropriations; makes adjustments resulting from budge revisions. Prepares reports which serve as a basis for budget requests. 3. Performs internal audits and suggests methods to improve controls. Prepares a portion of the annual financial statements. Prepares A133 reports for publication. 4. Maintains accounting details and posting of a complete set of unit cost and business accounts including all journals and ledgers. Verifies all accounts balances and control records. 5. Conducts performance appraisals, counsels employees concerning performance and recommends personnel actions in the areas of hiring, termination, promotion and discipline. 6. May analyze grant activity and verify compliance with grantor requirements and prepare financial reports to grantors. 7. May coordinate preparation of the Cost Allocation Plan. 8. Performs related work as required. 9. May be reassigned in an emergency situation.

Experience Required: Four years of professional accounting experience including one year in a supervisory capacity. Additional related education may count towards required experience.

Education Required: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field is required. GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.