Colorado Springs Utilities is seeking a Senior Fixed Asset Accountant to join the Accounting Section of our Planning and Finance Division. As a Senior Fixed Asset Accountant, you will gain a strong understanding of Colorado Springs Utilities’ operations, processes, and business objectives. With that, you will put your expert accounting knowledge and skills to good use as you perform professional senior level fixed asset accounting and reporting and a variety of complex analytical and research functions relating to the operations of Colorado Springs Utilities, certain joint ventures and authorities. Additionally, you will ensure accounting transactions, financial statements, processes, and controls are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and applicable policies and regulations.
How you’ll make an impact:
Preparing journal entries, analyzing and adjusting ledger balances; preparing accounting and financial statements and reports
Analyzing financial and accounting information; recording and reconciling significant financial transactions to include capitalizations and retirements of fixed assets
Ensuring compliance and consistent application of the capital policy; applying appropriate principles, policies and practices; developing, preparing and documenting accounting policies and procedures
Leading the research and implementation of regulatory required accounting principle pronouncements for the organization with minimal management oversight
Assisting in monthly accounting close and annual external audits including preparing the published financial statements and accompanying notes
Data gathering and interpretation, research, summarization of findings and tracking records/results
Recommending changes/improvements based upon analysis and developing processes to increase efficiency or reduce cost
Answering complex inquiries from other staff members, employees, the public, departmental personnel and various groups and organizations
Leading projects and promoting teamwork
Anticipating customer needs and producing quality, accurate, prompt and reliable results reported in a clear and concise manner verbally and in writing
Why should you apply? As a Senior Fixed Asset Accountant your extensive skills and knowledge will be valued by your colleagues and customers as you perform complex accounting tasks that make a difference to Colorado Springs Utilities and our community. You will be part of a team that is forward thinking, customer focused, strives for the highest standards, fosters professional growth and thrives on challenges in an ever-changing environment.
What will it take to be successful? The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a closely related field, five or more years of experience in a relevant accounting, auditing or finance field. Candidate should have exemplary computer skills and experience with related software. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license and fixed assets accounting experience in the utilities or energy industry is preferred.
What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…
As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community.
We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.
We understand employees have competing priorities. That is why we have created an environment which embraces teamwork and flexibility.
Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community and tap into the power of your potential!
Colorado Springs Utilities is a four service community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community. We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies, while cultivating a work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy. Our employees know they make a difference every day by providing critical services to the public while living and working in a city consistently rated as one of the best in the United States. We utilize today’s talent to build a better tomorrow. Be part of history by creating energy solutions for a cleaner, greener tomorrow.