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Accountant I

Accountant I Job Description

Job Title: Accountant I
Job Code: R43240
Job Series: Accountant
FLSA Status: Exempt
OCC Group: Professional Services (PS)

Signature of the State Court Administrator approval available on file in the Human Resources Division.

General Statement Of Duties:
Provides professional accounting work for the Colorado Judicial Department.
Distinguishing Factors:
The Accountant I classification is distinguished from higher level positions by performing basic accounting duties and responsibilities.
Essential Functions Of the Position:
Prepares, reviews, and/or approves accounting transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements, Judicial Branch Fiscal Rules, statutory requirements, and other authoritative guidance.  Such transactions may include, but are not limited to, disbursement of funds, receipt and deposit of funds, journal entries, and intra-governmental transfers. 
Provides phone, email, and in-person customer service to Department personnel, vendors, and customers. 
Attends meetings and trainings as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervisor Responsibilities:
No formal supervisory responsibility.  Responsibility for one's own work product.
Minimum Education:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting or closely related field, such as finance.
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 is frequently 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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