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Employment Type:
Full time
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Senior Accountant
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City of Rifle | Rifle, CO
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Job Description

Senior Accountant

City of Rifle currently seeking skilled candidate who will deliver a high-level of professional accounting and administrative support to the Finance Director in the oversight of the City's accounting systems and processes.

Job Summary:

Performs highly-skilled professional accounting and administrative responsibilities in support of the City’s accounting systems and processes. Provides support to the Finance Director. Maintains and reviews financial records in accordance with the City’s Municipal Code. Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. Performs and oversees general ledger administration and reconciliation and assists with audit and financial statement preparation

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of the job at any time

  • Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and City of Rifle’s municipal code.
  • Reconciles general ledger accounts to subsidiary ledgers or external statements. Generates daily,
  • monthly, and annual journal entries to maintain general ledger accuracy
  • Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet,
  • income statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected financial
  • position of the City.
  • Installs, modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting
  • control procedures.
  • Maintains capital and fixed assets records and accounts. Reconciles subsidiary ledgers to capital
  • asset software, prepares schedules and related reports, and posts annual depreciation.
  • Performs research and compilation of special projects and financial analysis.
  • Maintains sales tax collections system, reconciliation, and follow-up of delinquent accounts.
  • Performs receiving and recording of cash payments (i.e., utility bills, sales tax returns, cemetery
  • charges and licenses).
  • Collects appropriate data and prepares federal, state, and local reports and tax returns.
  • Performs employee maintenance on bi-weekly payroll processing.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Americans with Disabilities Act

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