101 Midland Avenue, Basalt, 81621 | 09/10/2018 | Ad id: 8-0000305387


The Town of Basalt is looking for a Senior Accounting Tech to join our team!  This position requires 3+ years of bookkeeping experience and experience in MS Office.  Knowledge of Caselle accounting software and governmental accounting experience is a plus.  Additional skills and qualifications needed for this position include experience in payroll and human resources, employment law, financial reconciliations, financial reporting, compensation and wage structure, A/R, A/P, MS Office software, and governmental accounting.  The successful candidate can demonstrate skill in confidentiality, customer service, teamwork, effective verbal and written communication, and attention to detail.

Duties and responsibilities include:

Payroll Maintain all employee personnel files. Administer employee benefits, including pension plans, insurance plans, and deferred compensation plans. Initiate and process bi-weekly payroll. Implement benefit/deduction programs including health insurance, deferred compensation, Section 125 plans, FICA, Medicare, and retirement plans. Prepare and process vouchers for payroll deduction and benefits payable. Generate electronic transactions for direct deposit, federal and state deposits, and retirement contributions. Prepare and file W2’s and related reports Accounts Payable – Perform accounts payable work including billing and vendor research, verifying invoices, and check processing. Utility Billing Process utility billing for water service and water taps. Maintain all computer accounts, including master customer and meter files. Review and enter meter readings, post payments, update utility/general ledger files. Produce consumption data, generate reports, records, and quarterly utility bills. Generate delinquent notices, follow up on collections, and initiate proceedings for non-payment. Communicate with Finance Director regarding status of uncollectable accounts and policies and procedures involving the billing process. Work in conjunction with the public works department on meter maintenance, meter change outs, sale of meters and electronic meter readings. General Accounting Work up daily cash report, reconciling cash drawer with daily receipts. Prepare reconciliations of accounts and special projects as needed. Assist in preparing journal entries and assist in general maintenance of the chart of accounts and general ledger. Prepare and maintain development review accounts for the planning department Assist with recreation department registration and pool start-up. Maintain data processing and computer supplies including forms, paper and checks.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to

Town of Basalt Basalt area preferred. Christine Hamrick (970) 279-4396