Home Careers Job Descriptions Accountant I
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Accountant I Job Description

Job series:  Accountant
FLSA status: Exempt
OCC Group: Financial Services
Job code: R43240
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division, signed 6/9/2004

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Provides professional accounting work in the Colorado Judicial Department. 
 
DISTINGUISHING FACTORS
The Accountant I classification is generally assigned basic accounting duties and responsibilities.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Reviews accounting records and transactions for compliance with statutes, accounting principles, fiscal policies and procedures, etc.
 
Reviews and approves payment vouchers.
 
Prepares cash receipt transactions.
 
Prepares and/or reviews/approves intragovernmental transactions.
 
Attends meetings and training as required.
 
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No formal supervisory responsibility. Responsible for one's own work product and work within a unit performing similar functions. Rarely provides lead function, advice, or explains work instructions to other employees or volunteers.
 
QUALIFICATIONS   
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
OR
Successful completion of at least the equivalent of 18 semester credit hours in accounting courses and two years of professional accounting work may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to perform repetitive motions, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. May handle emergency or crisis situations; is subject to many interruptions; may handle multiple calls and inquiries simultaneously.
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