CITY ONLY Accounting Assistant II - Wast...
The City and County of Denver - Denver, CO

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CITY EMPLOYEES ONLY – This is a city employee only recruitment for all current Denver City employees with or without Career Service status.

This position is with the Wastewater Division.

Job Responsibilities:

Examines and audits all high-risk agency/department payments for proper coding, completeness, errors, and/or discrepancies in accordance with Denver municipal codes, the charter, and fiscal rules.

Verifies data on expenditures by matching documents such as invoices, contracts, and purchase orders provided by requisitioning departments, vendors, and contractors.

Contacts department personnel regarding improperly processed documents to resolve problems, recommend possible solutions, and give final approval before payments are disbursed.

Ensures contract provisions concur with payment requests for contract payments.

Samples and reviews low-risk agency/department payments using specified criteria and reports findings to the accounting staff for further analysis.

Provides technical assistance and training to agency personnel in the preparation of vouchers and invoices for accounts payable and other related issues.

Initiates automated clearing house payments and reviews purchase card activities for payments.

Prepares a variety of internal financial and other miscellaneous reports.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.


Education Requirement:
Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED Certificate.

Experience Requirement:
Two years of experience performing financial record keeping including accounts payable, accounts receivable and purchasing.

Education/Experience Equivalency:
Appropriate education may be substituted for one year of the minimum experience requirement.

Additional Information:

The City and County of Denver values leadership that influences the commitment, ability and willingness of employees to provide quality service to the citizens of Denver.

Information provided on the application / resume is used to determine if a candidate meets minimum qualifications. Only information provided at the time of the application being completed will be considered, and additional information that is not listed on either the application or an attached resume may not be considered when deciding if a candidate meets or does not meet the qualifications. Applicants are STRONGLY encouraged to include all information and details on their application and attached resumes.

Classification Title : Accounting Assistant II
Pay Grade : 613 V
Agency : Public Works
To Apply : please select the apply button at the top of this posting / visit
Testing : Written tests
Background Check/Drug Testing: Candidates must pass a criminal background check, 10 year employment verification and education verification. Additional checks such as credit and drug testing may be required.
Probationary Period : The successful candidate will be required to complete a minimum six month probationary period (benefits will be active during this time) prior to attaining Career Status with the City.