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Accountant II
Ref No.: 17-05040
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 3 Years
Start Date: 10/02/2017
Position Description: Accountant II is the journey level classification in the professional accounting series. The Accountant II performs a variety of non-routine and specialized professional accounting duties requiring independent judgment in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Performs work in a mid-level area of complexity and specialization at the county level and provides expertise in this area on a county-wide basis.

Skills Required: 1. Maintains general ledger system by preparing original and correcting journal entries to ensure all financial data is included and balanced. 2. Prepares financial reports for internal and external review. 3. Prepares reports of net expenditures and iter-fund transfers. 4. Prepares billings/invoices and follow-up on accounts receivable. 5. Reviews transactions and journal entries for appropriateness and compliance. 6. Answers questions from employees and the public relating to financial information. 7. Verifies receipt and usage of county warrants to assure compliance with funding stipulations. 8. Recommends new accounting procedures and clarifies existing procedures. 9. May supervise, coach and evaluate other employees and recommend personnel actions in the area of hiring discipline and termination. 10. Trains and gives general direction to other employees. 11. Performs related work as required. 12. May be reassigned in case of emergency situation.

Experience Required: Two years of professional accounting experience. Additional related education may count towards required experience.

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