Home Careers Job Descriptions Accountant II
Home Careers Job Descriptions Accountant II
Accountant II Job Description

Job series:  Accountant
FLSA status: Exempt
OCC Group: Financial Services
Job code: R43330
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division, signed 11/10/2004.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Provides professional accounting work in the Colorado Judicial Department. 
 
DISTINGUISHING FACTORS
The Accountant II classification is assigned more complex accounting duties and responsibilities than the Accountant I is assigned.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Reviews accounting records, transactions, and reports for compliance with statutes, accounting principles, fiscal policies and procedures, etc.
 
Prepares/reviews/approves journal voucher, expense budget, appropriation, intragovernmental, payroll, and cash receipt documents.
 
Oversees the processing of fiscal summaries, including the deposit and posting of revenue and cost recoveries into COFRS and the subsequent transfer of revenue to other state agencies.
 
Oversees the accounting and tracking of grants. This includes, but is not limited to, entering grants into COFRS, monitoring grant expenditures and revenues, reviewing districts’ grant reports for accuracy, preparing financial reports for SCAO grants, and requesting revenue from grantors.
 
Oversees the property management system and corresponding depreciation schedules. This includes, but is not limited to, reviewing districts’ property transactions, entering transactions into the property management system, calculating depreciation, entering appropriate journal entries into COFRS, and suggesting or implementing new policies and/or a new system as necessary.
 
Assists the Controller with preparing fiscal year-end calculations, reports, and exhibits.
 
Trains other staff on accounting functions as assigned.
 
Attends meetings and training as required.
 
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No formal supervisory responsibility, but this position may oversee and review the work of other accounting unit staff, and this position may be asked to lead the accounting unit in the absence of the Controller.  Responsible for one's own work product and work within a unit performing similar functions. 
 
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 and three years of professional level accounting work.
OR
A Masters Degree in Business Administration, a Masters Degree in Accounting, or an active CPA license may substitute for one of the three years of professional level accounting work. 
 
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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