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7 Jun 2022

Full-Time Accountant, Payroll and Benefits – Posted by Health District of Northern Larimer County Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

Job Description

We are looking for a talented accountant to join our dynamic team!  Do you enjoy working with employees?  Do you like to problem solve and take initiative?  We need a detailed-oriented, customer service individual who can help meet the needs of employees and managers.  This position requires payroll and benefit preparation, processing and reporting duties with adherence to state and federal regulations. Prior payroll/benefits and accounting experience desired.

Pay Range and Status

  • $61,200 to $62,352 per year DOQ
  • 40 hrs/wk

For full qualifications and responsibilities, please review the job description at

Education and Experience

  • Required:  BS in Accounting.
  • Required:  Strong communication, customer service, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Required:  Proficient skills using Excel.
  • Desired:  Three years progressively responsible experience in payroll and benefits administration and processing.
  • Desired: Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP and Greenshades timekeeping software.

Key Responsibility

Accountant – Payroll and Benefits:

Under the direction of the Finance Director, the Payroll and Benefits Accountant is responsible for implementing and maintaining payroll and benefits accounting policies and procedures that ensure the highest level of efficiency while maintaining appropriate internal controls and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and government regulations.

Why work for us

  • Our mission is to enhance the health of our community and to achieve this we provide health services that address unmet needs and opportunities in our community.
  • We demonstrate dignity and respect for all people and focus on our employees, clients and community.
  • Employees are encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge that result in successful performance in their roles/positions.
  • We are committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The Health District does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. Employment decisions at the Health District will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.
  • The Health District provides comprehensive benefits, including (100% or prorated portion) of the cost of medical, dental, low cost vision, 401(a) and optional 457(b) retirement plans, 11 holiday, generous flexible paid time off, and employee wellness and recognition activities.

How to Apply

Provide a cover letter that details your professional experiences and how your qualifications align with this position.
  • Submit your cover letter and resume to Search Coordinator,
    • Mail: Health District of Northern Larimer County, 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80524 (Attn: Search Coordinator)
    • Fax: 970-221-7165 (Attn: Search Coordinator)
    • Email to
  • Position will remain open and applications accepted until filled.
COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all covered employees. A new hire must be vaccinated, or at least have obtained the first dose prior to the start date. Join our organization and help us accomplish our goals and make a meaningful impact in our community!

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

Job expires in 81 days.

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