Accounting Supervisor

City and County of Denver
September 13, 2021
Denver, CO
Job Type


About Our Job

City Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment.

The Denver Department of Public Safety is seeking an Accounting Supervisor to supervise professional and paraprofessional accounting staff engaged in daily accounting functions and activities in support of grant and special revenue fund business operations and administration to ensure compliance with fiscal rules and policies in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Job responsibilities include:

Supervises professional and paraprofessional accounting staff engaged in daily accounting functions and activities in support of business operations and administration in the areas of financial transactions, contract accounts, purchasing activities, ensuring accuracy of journals and reporting, tracking grants, auditing records, overseeing assets, and overseeing special accounting projects to ensures compliance with fiscal rules and policies.

Ensures accounting transactions are performed, reconciled, recorded, and reported within established policies, procedures, and fiscal rules.

Reviews and interprets new legislation and statutes, determines impacts to business operations, and implements changes to ensure fiscal compliance in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Manages and coordinates accounting and financial activities to improve processes, performance, and facilitates studies and projects.

Subject matter expert in the area of accounting functions and activities in guiding management in decision making and acts as a liaison in guiding other agencies and departments in fiscal matters.

Reviews, develops, or modifies work plans, methods and procedures, determines work priorities, and develops work schedules to provide adequate staff coverage. Provides work instruction and assists employees with difficult or unusual assignments. Assigns and distributes work, reviews work for accuracy and completeness, and returns assignments with recommendations for proper completion.

Participates in hiring interviews for paraprofessional staff.

Resolves problems and mediates conflicts encountered during daily operations, and determines appropriate solutions, while promoting teamwork. Encourages regular communication and informs staff of relevant business issues.

Develops goals, documents performance, provides performance feedback and formally evaluates the work of the employee; provides reward and recognition for proper and efficient performance. Assists staff to achieve performance standards and identifies opportunities for continual improvement to performance standards.

Develops and implements training plans and programs.

Documents causes for disciplinary action, initiates letters of reprimand, and makes formal recommendations for disciplinary action. Responds to formal and informal employee grievances and prepares written responses.
About You
• Prior lead or supervisory experience

• Purchasing experience

• Cash management experience

• Audit experience

• Grant management experience

• General Ledger reconciliation experience and adjusting entries

About Everything Else

Job Profile
CV1796 Accounting Supervisor
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Position Type

Position Salary Range
$71,457.00 - $117,905.00

Starting Pay

Denver Fire Department

Assessment Requirement
Professional Supervisor

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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