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The Community College of Aurora serves our diverse community by providing high-quality instruction and support services to prepare students for transfer and employment. We are particularly interested in applicants that demonstrate a commitment to working with individuals and groups from diverse identities, including but not limited to: socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, disability, multilingual learners, veterans, non-traditional, race and ethnic backgrounds.

More than 20 different languages and 60 countries are represented at CCA. In addition to traditional degree and certificate programs, CCA offers non-credit professional development courses, customized training, and economic and workforce development resources to employer partners and individual professionals seeking to enhance the capacity and productivity of their workforce or individual knowledge and skills. The college centers diversity, equity, and inclusion and we actively seek to employee partners who want to join us in working to reducing outcome gaps among our diverse student population.


The Accountant will perform accounting, research, analysis and other fiscal services in support of the Assistant Controller, Bursar and Controller, including analyzing and interpreting accounting information, providing timely and accurate financial data and reporting, and recommending action to be taken regarding fiscal matters. This position serves as the primary accountant for the capital asset activities of the College. The accountant will oversee the capital activities from start to finish, working with facilities, procurement and program areas to record and track assets. The accountant will also provide general ledger accounting and invoicing/accounts receivable support for the auxiliary funds and other college receivables.


Accounting Functions, Financial Statements, and Monthly and Year End Close:

  • Review and interpret Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Fiscal Rules, System Policies, Federal Regulations, OMB Circulars, grant agreements, etc. in ensuring accounting transactions are compliant with applicable regulations and policies.
  • Audit accounts, transactions and documentation, troubleshoot and problem solve when abnormalities occur.
  • Prepare timely and accurate monthly reconciliations including detailed investigation and resolution of any differences and timely preparation of correcting journal entries.
  • Prepare and enter accounting entries and adjustments, including primary responsibility for IET entries from the system office.
  • Manage workflow to ensure all accounting transactions are processed timely for monthly closing, including journal vouchers and other general ledger transactions, monitoring and clearing diagnostic/exception reports, etc.
  • Monthly journal entries allocating expenses such as printing, postage, vehicle charges, internal services, overhead and fee for service to appropriate cost centers.
  • Prepare year-end analysis, schedules, footnotes, state exhibits, and compile documents as requested by auditors.
  • Serve as the primary accountant for the capitalized assets of the college. Ensure controls over fixed assets are operating effectively, including controls over inventory, coordination with and assistance to college departmental staff reviewing assigned capitalized and non-capitalized items, maintenance of inventory management system, posting depreciation, verifying completeness, accuracy, and reconciliation to the general ledger.

General Support and BDM

  • Provide backup support for Fiscal Affairs as needed during peak periods such as month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close.
  • Ensure integrity of the accounting system by verifying transactions are properly supported and all documents are maintained and archived consistent with document retention policies.
  • Complete special projects, ad hoc assignments, and other duties as assigned.

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Job Location
16000 East CentreTech Parkway, Aurora, CO, 80011
Job Type
Employment Type
$60,000.00-$65,000.00 Per year
Date posted
September 5, 2023
Valid through
November 3, 2023
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