Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant supports the Accounting Manager in all aspects of client accounting including but not limited to all day to day accounting functions, payroll, maintenance of general ledger, preparation of financial statements, compiling and monitoring of budgets, managing cash and investments, and assists in maintaining the overall financial health of multiple assigned clients.

Major Responsibilities

  1. Client Services Management
    • Maintains the general ledger and accounting records for each client
    • Assists in the monthly accounts payable process
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, as needed
    • Prepare financial reports for Board of Directors
    • Assists with management of cash and investments and financial health
    • Coordinate with Accounting Manager on revenue management, including billings for services and fees and budget comparisons
    • Coordinate with Accounting Manager on expense management, including analysis of budget to actual and explaining variances
    • Assists in managing client debt portfolio and reporting
    • Prepares audit supporting work papers and coordinates with independent auditors or completes audit exemption as applicable
    • Assists in preparation of budget
    • Processes client payroll
    • Prepare year-end tax reporting, including W-2 and 1099 forms
    • Prepare compliance reporting
    • Assist Accounting Manager with long-range financial projections
  2. Client Relations
    • Coordinates with client on finance and accounting related transactions
  3. Supervise Accounting Staff
    • Demonstrates Company culture and values
    • Oversee and coordinate client service functions of Accountants of assigned clients
  4. Company Relations
    • Works closely with Director of Finance and Accounting and Accounting Managers to handle issues and transactions related to finance and accounting
    • Works closely with District Managers and Administrators in the payables and billings processes and other transactions related to finance and accounting
  5. Other Duties as Assigned
  6. Qualifications
  7. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each major responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    General Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to operate computers using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office including: Outlook, Word, and Excel, as well all additional relevant and required computer hardware and software
    • Professional appearance and dress consistent with desired corporate image
    • Demonstrated knowledge of industry practices and terminology
    • Situational awareness
    • Ability to identify problems then develop and implement solutions
    • Strong reasoning, judgement, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
    • Flexibility and versatility to prioritize and manage projects to completion under multiple, rapidly changing requests
    • Excellent organization and attention to detail
    • Motivated, driven and engaged demeanor
    • Ability to anticipate needs of clients and team members
    • Able to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and follow through on work assignments
    • Collaborative work style with an emphasis on building and fostering relationships
    • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate well at all levels of the organization.
    • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
    • Inspires and motivates others to perform well and accepts feedback from others.
    • Must be willing to carry out company goals and policies.
    • Improves and promotes quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
    • Willing to continue professional development.

     Language Skills:

    • Ability to communicate (speak, read and write) in English with individuals in person, by telephone, and by email
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret various documents and service plans agreements in English
    • Ability to compose business correspondence to a variety of audiences
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from directors, managers, consultants, constituents, various groups and staff.

     Mathematical Skills:

    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts as required in maintaining and reporting expenses, estimates, budgets, discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, areas, volumes and circumferences.
    • Analytical and detail oriented

    Reasoning Ability:

    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of Board of Directors, constituents, service vendors, and consultants.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

     Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
    • Certified Public Accountant with current license preferred.
    • Three or more years of experience in performance of hands-on Accounting
    • Understanding of the operations of special districts (Title 32 Governmental Agencies).
    • Working knowledge of city and state government processes as related to special districts.
    • Thorough knowledge of core government finance practices: including budgeting, fund accounting, and governmental financial reporting.
    • Thorough knowledge of debt issuance procedures and practices.
    • Considerable knowledge of state and local government statutes, rules, ethics, and similar recommended practices governing finance employees and operations.
    • Considerable knowledge om developing, evaluating, maintaining, and monitoring an effective internal control environment.
    • Experience in team efficiency and effectiveness.

    Equipment: Must be able to operate computer, fax machine, copier, telephone, motor vehicle.

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • This position involves work in an office and outdoors at various project sites. Estimate is 75% indoors and 25% outdoors.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk.
    • Has frequent need to perform the following physical activities: bend/stoop/squat, climb stairs, push or pull, reach above shoulders.
    • Constant needs to perform the following physical activities: writing/typing, grasping/turning, and finger dexterity.
    • Lifting/carrying less than 10 pounds frequently.
    • Vision requirements: constant needs to read manuals, reports, financial statements, complete forms and view computer screen.
    • Hearing requirements: constant needs to communicate over telephone and in person.

     Driving Requirements:

    • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License and a clean driving record to operate a company owned fleet vehicle.
    • Ability and means to travel locally as needed, proof of liability and property damage insurance on vehicle used is required.

    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the individual regularly works in an office environment and does not work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate. Occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours may be required as job duties demand.

     

Supervised by: Director of Finance & Accounting

Supervises: Accountants

Location
  • Greenwood Village, CO
Position Status
  • Full Time Employment
Department

Finance and Accounting

Work Experience
  • Required: 3+ years of experience in Accounting
  • Preferred: Current CPA license, Government accounting experience
Education Level Required

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

Submit Resume to

SR@PinnacleConsultingGroupInc.com