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Colorado Springs Utilities Accountant in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Accountant

Job Type: Finance & Accounting

Pay Range $55,432 to $69,285

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 8/3/21

Accountant

Who We Are...

Colorado Springs Utilities, a four-service utility provider with a 100-year reputation of integrity, gives you an experience unmatched by other utility companies. We continuously strive to stay ahead of the business curve with our established priority to update and incorporate state-of-the-art technology and provide a work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy. In fact, we were recently awarded the Diamond Designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA), recognizing our utility for having some of the highest ratings in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvements among the more than 2,000 public utilities in the nation. Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs is the perfect blend of mountain and city living. With over 300 days of sunshine a year, you will enjoy nature at its finest while residing in the fourth most desired place to live in the United States (according to U.S. News & World Report, 2020).

Why should you apply to this role?

Colorado Springs Utilities' Planning and Finance Division is seeking an Accountant to join our General Accounting Team! In this position, you will be responsible for preparing daily journal entries to the cash ledger, daily and monthly reconciliations of bank accounts and system interfaces, and will support the monthly accounting close and reporting process. We value providing our team members with opportunities for continued professional development through exposure to the many aspects of our financial reporting process.

What will you be doing?

  • Compiling, preparing, and recording cash ledger transactions; daily and monthly bank and investment account reconciliations

  • Analyzing, adjusting, and reconciling various ledger balances; daily and monthly system interface reconciliations; providing support for appropriate use of general ledger coding

  • Researching, analyzing, and summarizing financial and accounting information; troubleshooting problems by gathering, researching, and analyzing data; recording and reconciling significant financial transactions

  • Participating in the development and implementation of accounting processes and controls

  • Assisting in monthly accounting close and reporting process

  • Supporting annual external audits including participating in the preparation of published financial statements and accompanying notes

  • Answering inquiries from other staff members, employees, and departmental personnel, and various groups and organizations

Who you are...

You ideally have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a closely related field, and at least two years of experience in a relevant accounting, auditing, or finance field. You can apply your knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to accounting processes by utilizing various financial software and Excel. Beyond the technical aspects of this position, you have the ability to anticipate the needs of others and produce quality, accurate, prompt, and reliable results that are easy to understand. You work well with others and thrive on building and maintaining positive working relationships.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you:

  • The ability to stay ahead of the business curve with our established priority to continually update and incorporate state-of-the-art technology

  • The opportunity to work for a pioneer in providing four utility services in one enterprise with a 100-year reputation for integrity

  • A work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy

  • The stability vital for growth-oriented careers

Colorado Springs Utilities offers a comprehensive benefits program to help you and your family protect your health and financial security.

  • Medical – Select from three medical plans including a Health Savings Account compatible plan

  • Voluntary Wellness Program – Earn incentives, gift cards, and gym membership reimbursements

  • Dental – Select from two plans including orthodontia coverage

  • Vision Insurance – Voluntary plan covering a full range of vision care services

  • Health Savings Accounts – Tax-advantaged savings account used for healthcare expenses

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Tax-advantaged spending accounts for healthcare and/or dependent daycare expenses

  • Disability Insurance – Short-Term and Long-Term coverage provides income replacement for illness or injury

  • Life Insurance – Term life coverage with the option to purchase supplemental coverage

  • Paid Time Off – vacation, personal leave, sick leave, holidays, jury and bereavement

  • Vacation Buy – Purchase additional vacation time

  • Pension – Colorado PERA retirement plan funded by both employees and the organization.

  • Retirement Saving Programs – Supplement your pension with PERA 401(k) or PERA Roth 401(k), ICMA Roth IRA, ICMA 457 or 457 Roth plan

  • Educational Assistance – Financial assistance for qualifying courses

  • Additional Benefits – Employee Assistance Program, and Long-Term Care Insurance

ATTENTION:

  • Colorado Springs Utilities is considered an essential business delivering critical services to our community. If selected for an interview, we may leverage remote technology solutions including the enhanced use of email, telephone, and video solutions as part of the hiring process where possible.

  • All postings will close at 11:59 pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled .

  • Starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

  • Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B, or TN visas). Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

For more information regarding applicant rights, visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

Accessibility Accommodations . If you are an individual with a disability or disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at accessibility@csu.org or by calling 719-668-7500. This option is reserved for individuals who are unable to use or require assistance with the online tools as the result of a disability and is not intended for other purposes.

E-Verify and Right to Work Notice . Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Colorado Springs Utilities participates in E-Verify. For more information on your rights and responsibilities as an applicant, please visit: http://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/applicants-rights-and-responsibilities/ . If you have a legal right to work in the United States, there are laws to protect you against discrimination in the workplace. You should know that no employer can deny you a job or fire you because of your national origin. Unless mandated by law or government contract, employers cannot require you to be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident or refuse any legally acceptable documents. If any of these things have happened to you, you may have a valid charge of discrimination that can be filed with the OSC. Contact the OSC for assistance in your own language. Call 1-800-255-7688. TDD for the hearing impaired is 1-800-237-2515. In the Washington, D.C., area, please call 202-616-5594, TDD 202-616-5525 Or write to: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel NYA 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530.

Have a question? If you have a question about a position or need assistance from a recruiter, email us at csurecruiting@csu.org or call 719-668-7500.

Job Type: Finance & Accounting

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