Staff Accountant-Salary Range: $51,665.00-$71,232.00
Widefield Water & Sanitation District (WWSD) is in the southern portion of Colorado Springs, Colorado, near the City of Fountain. We are seeking a Staff Accountant with a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. A minimum of 1 year of experience in a utility accounting environment (3 years preferred), combination of relevant experience, training, and education may be considered in lieu of a degree (preferred). Knowledge of GAAP, GASB, and all accounting systems and procedures necessary. Must have the ability to demonstrate a complete understanding of full cycle accounting and critical thinking financial analysis. Excellent customer service skills and experience working with the public as well as being proficient in utilizing a variety of billing/accounting software systems, including Microsoft’s Excel and Word. Data West Billmaster utility billing & Sage ACCPAC accounting software experience preferred.
The NON-EXEMPT position has primary responsibility for accounts payable and receivable, maintaining financial transaction records of the general ledger, journal entries, financial reconciliations, and utility billing. Supports District Manager, Director of Administrative Services, and Senior Accountant by completing research and special projects. This NON-EXEMPT position will also serve as the District’s Contract Specialist.
We are a progressive utility, with a positive work team environment, offering an “excellent” benefit package, competitive salaries, and training opportunities. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to an Accounting Assessment Test, Criminal Background check, and drug screen.
If you desire to work for a utility that recognizes and appreciates your contributions, please submit an application, completed supplemental questions, along with your resume, for consideration. Resumes without a completed application and supplemental questions will be discarded. Visit our website at www.wwsdonline.com to view the job description and download the application and supplemental questions. Submittal information can also be found on our website.
Widefield Water and Sanitation District is an equal opportunity employer.
**Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered. This advertisement is subject to close at any time based on the number of qualified applications received.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $24.84 - $34.25 per hour