Accounts Payable Analyst

Accounts Payable Analyst

Job Type: Unlimited Regular
Department: Finance (DoF)
Job Number: 51654
8/14/2017 11:59 PM Mountain
About Us

The Department of Finance is seeking an Accounts Payable Analyst to join the Office of the Controller.
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The Office of the Controller keeps the City's ledgers and books, manages payroll and accounts payable; establishes and enforces Citywide financial policies, procedures and internal controls; produces the financial reports including the annually audited financial statements of the City; and works with agencies to improve financial skills. The Controller's Office is a dynamic environment that seeks innovative ideas that promote effective, efficient, and accountable government while maintaining the highest level of integrity.

About Our Job

As the Accounts Payable Analyst, you will be responsible for the analysis and reporting of City-wide accounts payable data.  The AP Analyst is also the internal technical expert on AP processes in the financial system and processes 1099s.    

In this position, you will also:

  • Develop, track, and report on accounts payable performance metrics for internal and external stakeholders
  • Advising management on specific operational and/or administrative issues
  • Prepare recommendations to implement new policies, procedures, and/or process changes/improvements.
  • Monitor and analyze accounts payable processes and make recommendations for improvements and innovations
  • Analyze collected data and existing policies, procedures, methods, practices, and/or whatever elements are causing problems/issues and explores possible alternatives/solutions and the feasibility of recommended changes. 
  • Cultivate, foster, and maintain positive working relationships with managers, supervisors, employees, and other stakeholders to gain their cooperation and support in assigned projects/studies
  • Process 1099s including maintaining the vendor file, printing and mailing 1099 forms, issuing B notices, and submitting the 1099 file to IRS
  • Monitor all AP match exceptions & budget errors daily and ensure AP is meeting service level agreement requirements
  • Develop and provide training to internal and external staff on receipt entry, match exceptions, and other AP processes
  • Work collaboratively and support efforts of team members; building solid and productive relationships with all City Agencies
  • Support others during high volume periods
  • Analyze processes looking for opportunities to streamline and/or for process improvements
  • Perform as the subject matter expert for AP processes in the financial system (Workday)
  • Resolve technical issues for AP processes in the financial system 

About You

Our Ideal Candidate has:

  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable processes
  • Customer service experience
  • Experience with continuous process improvements
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills 
  • Data analytics experience
We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you meet the following minimum qualifications:
  • Education Requirement: Baccalaureate Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Management, or a related field.
  • Experience Requirement: Three years of progressively responsible professional experience in administrative, management, and operational analysis work which must have included analyzing management problems and recommending solutions and implementation strategies. 
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements.


About Everything Else

Classification Title: We call this job an Accounts Payable Analyst. The official job classification title is Management Analyst III [CA2253].
Hiring Range: $57,182 - $65,000
Assessments/Testing: This position does not require an assessment.

Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions. For more information about the selection and employment screening process, click here.

Probationary Period: This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a six month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver. For more information about the probationary period, click here.

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. 


Application Deadline Date: 
August 14, 2017

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