Job Location:
Downtown Denver

About Our Job

Employment Requirement: City Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 30, 2021. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment.

Please apply early as the position may be pulled if a suitable pool of applicants has been met.

Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI), through its employees, enhances the quality of life in Denver by efficiently delivering effective, high quality, safe and equitable public infrastructure, and services. We employ a culture of safety throughout the department to strengthen workplace health and organizational performance. For more information, please visit the DOTI Website.

DOTI’s Commitment to Equity:

  • DOTI is committed to providing attention and resources to the areas, assets, and people of the city with the greatest need through equitable contracting, equitable investments, and equitable workforce development.
  • DOTI’s culture revolves around four key principles: (1) Invest in Our People, (2) Operate with Discipline, (3) Use Data to Drive Decisions, and (4) Deliver Results.

ASD’s mission is to provide timely, accurate, and insightful financial information to DOTI’s various stakeholders while ensuring compliance with relevant accounting principles, policies, and procedures.  ASD accounts for and reports on all DOTI’s financial activity and manages year-end external audits. Key areas of focus include: capital assets, capital projects, revenue, grants, accounts receivable, purchasing, accounts payable, debt, internal and external financial reporting, internal and external audit, cost accounting, internal control, process documentation & improvement, and data modeling & analysis.  ASD is a dynamic environment that seeks innovative professionals to promote effective, efficient, and accountable government while maintaining the highest level of integrity.

ASD has an opening for a Capital Asset Accountant. Job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Account for and report on the lifecycle of projects, capital assets, and related costs.  Includes reviewing project scopes; determining what assets are being constructed and who owns them; reconciling G/L activity with subsidiary systems; coordinating with a variety of internal and external customers, including project managers, grant managers, the Department of Finance, and auditors; determining which costs should be expensed or capitalized; placing assets in service in the correct period for the correct amount; analyzing & correcting expense, capital asset, work-in-progress, and depreciation G/L accounts; ensuring footnote disclosures are timely and accurate.
  • Monitor and train asset custodians, who are responsible for registering, transferring, disposing, and inventorying certain capital and controlled assets. 
  • Foster positive relationships with internal and external customers while serving as acting as a subject matter expert for capital asset and project questions.
  • Participate in annual financial audit and related year-end tasks.
  • Develop, monitor, and strengthen controls to ensure compliance with applicable accounting standards and policies.
  • Create and maintain workpapers, schedules, and reports to provide documentation to support decisions and conclusions.
  • Work with a variety of systems and reports and use tools like Excel and PowerBI to analyze and research large data sets
  • Develop and monitor performance metrics.
  • Other duties as assigned.

About You

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting
  • Government accounting experience
  • Workday Financials experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and/or PowerBI skills.  Experience working with and analyzing large data sets. 

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.
  • Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of professional level accounting experience reconciling accounting discrepancies, analyzing expenditures, and preparing financial reports.
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted.
  • Additional appropriate education may be substituted for experience requirements.
  • License/Certifications: None

*To be considered for this position please attach a resume and cover letter*

About Everything Else

Job Profile

CV2021 Accountant Senior

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Position Type


Position Salary Range

$61,263.00 – $101,084.00

Starting Pay

Based on education and experience


Dept of Transportation & Infrastructure

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