Risk Management Accounting Technician – Department of Finance

City and County of Denver
November 17, 2021
Denver, CO
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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 November 28th. 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 Technician to serve in our Division of Risk Management and Workers' Compensation.

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

  • Daily processing of payments to ensure payments timed with admissions per the Colorado Workers' Compensation Act deadlines
  • Document all payment information in the City's Risk Management Information System
  • Daily entry and verification of payment transactions in Workday
  • Code incoming payments and document deposit entries
  • Review and verification of select healthcare providers non-Workers' Compensation billing prior to receipt creation and payment
  • Process reconciliation reports
  • Contact service providers when injured workers incorrectly invoiced
  • Maintain tracking of all autopayments and works with claims adjusters to verify all such payments
  • Oversee W-9's for all division vendors
  • Respond to communication on status of payments

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

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: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate.
  • Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of experience performing financial recordkeeping, reconciliation of accounting discrepancies, and making journal and ledger entries.
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.

About Everything Else

Job Profile
CV2359 Accounting Technician II
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Position Type

Position Salary Range
$18.94 - $28.41

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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