Location: Grand Junction, Colorado

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (to include but not limited to)

  • Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles
  • Prepares financial reports and various accounting statements
  • Posts journal entries to general ledger
  • Generates summary sheets to be used by supervisor or auditor
  • Proofs accounting reports for clerical accuracy
  • Allocates expenditures to correct accounts according to departmental procedures
  • Performs other accounting related duties as assigned
  • Processes payroll and prepares necessary payroll reports
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices
  • Enters, maintains, and/or processes information in the payroll system; information may include employees’ hourly rates, salaries, commissions, bonuses or other compensation, time worked, paid leave and holidays, deductions and withholding, address changes, and other information.
  • Ensures proper processing of payroll deductions for taxes, benefits, charitable contributions, and other deductions
  • Consults with supervisor on fiscal administration and budget procedures
  • Creates and shares external accounting reports with financial institutes, insurance companies, or government agencies

 

COMPETENCIES, SKILLS & ABILITIES

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles
    • Thorough understanding of bookkeeping practices and procedures, with ability to train other in related practices and procedures
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software
    • Knowledge of spreadsheets and accounting software
    • Ability to sit for prolonged periods at desk and working on a computer

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  • English Proficiency

Wages starting at $22.60/hour (depending on experience of candidate)

Department
Accounting