Job Location:
Downtown Denver

About Our Job

Employment Requirement: City employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment. Refer to the COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Mandate Candidate Q&A for additional information.

This posting will accept applications until October 24th. Please apply as soon as possible.

About the Department of Finance

The Department of Finance manages the city’s investing, fiscal analysis, budgeting, debt and asset management, tax assessment and collection, and accounting functions as well as establishing, maintaining and enforcing fiscal policies, practices and procedures for the entire City and County of Denver. The Department commits to Denver residents the delivery of these services through a financial structure that mirrors the best practices of both the public and private sectors. This commitment promotes better service, enhanced performance measures, maximum accountability and improved business processes.

About Risk Management and Workers’ Compensation

The Division of Risk Management and Workers’ Compensation within the Department of Finance oversees the identification, analysis and management of the City’s risk and exposure to loss related to the activities of the City and its departments, agencies and employees. This includes procurement of all property and liability insurance, workplace safety and emergency preparedness oversight for City employees, as well as management of the City’s Workers’ Compensation program for which we are self-insured and self-administered.

Diversity in the City

The City and County of Denver is committed to cultivating a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. This commitment is woven into our values and belief that we are strongest when we embrace and celebrate our differences. We aim to have employees who are as diverse as our residents, with different perspectives and unique ways of thinking. If you share these values and our enthusiasm for equity, we encourage you to apply to join our team.

The Department of Finance is currently seeking a highly-dedicated Accounting Associate to serve in our Division of Risk Management and Workers’ Compensation. In this role, you will provide lead operational and administrative work within the insurance and risk analysis team.

Specifically, the Accounting Associate is responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Processing all incoming invoices
  • Logging all incoming checks
  • Deposit report reconciliation
  • Reconciling discrepancies with regard to journal and financial transactions
  • Managing risk fund report of all subrogation recoveries received
  • Preparing and processing all subrogation recovery reclassifications
  • Preparing and processing all insurance claim/property damage claim reclassifications
  • Assisting the Accounting Technician, as needed (processing all medical/indemnity payments/EDI interface)

About You

We are looking for a collaborative, optimistic, and motivated team member who enjoys building relationships and working with all levels of an organization to join our team. The successful candidate will have excellent decision making, critical thinking, and the ability to communicate effectively with employees, peers and leadership. Customer service is crucial.  In addition, our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • 3 years administrative experience, ideally with a public entity
  • 3 years Financial or accounting experience
  • Experience working in Workday Financials
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and on a team

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: One (1) year 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.

About Everything Else

Job Profile

CV2461 Accountant Associate

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Position Type


Position Salary Range

$56,725.00 – $93,597.00

Starting Pay

Based on education and experience


Department of Finance

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. 

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