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Accounting Technician

Company: PUEBLO WEST METROPOLITAN DISTRICT
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES - PUEBLO WEST, COPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelAssociates DegreeTravel PercentageNegligibleJob ShiftDayJob CategoryGovernmentApplications will be accepted on-line from December 10, 2021 until position is filled. Apply at the website address https://pueblowestmetro.com/172/Job-OpportunitiesJob SummaryUnder the supervision of the Director of Finance, performs daily activities of the Finance Department. Work involves processing financial transaction documents, including processing invoices for payment, recording cash receipts, and processing bi-weekly payroll. May reconcile accounts and prepare District financial reports from source documents. Work involves maintaining and preparing account summaries and reports, as well as resolving discrepancies between District procedures, central accounting records, proper authorizations, and other matters, which involve advising and assisting District staff regarding proper procedures and methods. Employee works independently to complete assignments, coordinating matters as needed and resolving most problems encountered in the work; referring to new and unusual policy matters to others.Essential Job FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:Reviews and verifies invoices and payment authorizations for accuracy, completeness and proper authorization, while processing weekly accounts payable.Records, verifies, and reviews cash receipts for accuracy, completeness and proper application.Processes bi-weekly payroll.Maintains electronic and paper accounts payable/cash receipts/payroll files.Reconciles monthly bank accounts.Balances and reconciles general ledger accounts and produces account summaries and reports.Initiates journal entries.Prepares periodic and specialty reports, as needed.All work must be in compliance with applicable policies, rules, regulations, and laws.Collects information necessary for preparation of IRS form 1099. Annually produces 1099 tax forms.Assists independent auditors, as needed.Communicates with vendors and others via email and written correspondence.Prepares bi-weekly reporting to retirement plans.Disperses and replenishes petty cash.Performs related work as required.KnowledgeKnowledge of accounts payable and accounts maintenance procedures including verifying transaction documents, posting, balancing and reconcilement.Knowledge of cash receipts processes and procedures.Knowledge of payroll processes and procedures.Knowledge of governmental accounting practices and procedures.Advanced computer skills to include the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.Knowledge of accounting software.AbilitiesAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, the public and others. Ability to write and speak clearly and concisely.Ability to maintain accounts by entering, editing, and updating data files; to balance and reconcile accounts and prepare appropriate adjusting entries; to resolve discrepancies encountered in processing payments and cash receipts, to advise District staff regarding proper procedures and methods.Required Qualifications (Note: Any acceptable combination of education, training and experience that provides the above knowledge, abilities and skills may be substituted.)Required Education/Certifications RequiredAssociates Degree in Accounting. Bachelor's Degree preferred.Four years of related experience.Must have and maintain a valid Colorado class "R" driver's license.Physical DemandsThe work is mostly sedentary with periods of light physical activity, and is performed in office surroundings. Frequent use of computer keyboard and other common accounting/office devices.Unusual DemandsWork is subject to frequent interruption and recurring deadlines. Pueblo West Metropolitan District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: PUEBLO WEST METROPOLITAN DISTRICT, Pueblo , Accounting Technician, Accounting, Auditing , Pueblo, Colorado

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