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Payroll/Accounting Technician 

About the Organization Established in 1965 Swanson Rink specializes in mechanical and electrical engineering for mission critical data centers, airports and corporate clients. Our staff includes specialists in airport systems engineering (baggage handling, passenger boarding bridges, fueling and deicing), as well as fire protection, telecommunications, security and project management.

Are you looking for a challenging opportunity with an industry leader? Swanson Rink is currently looking for a Payroll/Accounting Technician who is ready to be part of a dynamic company that engages in great projects. The Payroll/Accounting Technician will join a tight-knit Accounting team and will be responsible for processing payroll and accounts payable.

Just as we are an industry leader in solving complex problems for our clients, our Accounting staff also works to ensure critical processes are effectively, accurately and efficiently completed to support our business and our clients. Our Payroll/Accounting Technician will be a hand’s on contributor who will also take an enthusiastic role cross-training with and supporting other Accounting Technicians.


Makes routine choices within established procedures to compute, record and verify numerical data for use in maintaining accounting records and to process the organization’s payroll.

Essential Job Responsibilities

1. Processes company employee payroll twice-monthly.

2. Processes weekly accounts payable, including the scanning of all backup.

3. Data entry in the project management/accounting software.

4. Data entry in the expense reporting software.

5. Front Desk coverage including answering phones, greeting visitors, receiving packages (approximately 20% of time). Regular accounting duties are performed from the front desk.

6. Performs office organization including scanning and filing of client documents and maintaining records based on retention policies.

7. Provides assistance and back-up to other Accounting staff as needed. Payroll/Accounting Technician will be cross trained with another Accounting Technician. The primary cross training function will include, but is not limited to, processing accounts receivable invoices.

8. Ability to work overtime as required, including occasional evenings and/or weekends.

Position Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Basic Qualifications

Associates Degree in Accounting or related area plus two years of processing payroll and basic accounting experience, or 4 years or more of processing payroll and general accounting experience.

Knowledge, Skill, Ability

• Excellent time management skills

• Highly proficient in use of word processing software and various accounting software

• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively; to express ideas; to share information verbally; and to prepare clear, well-organized correspondence, reports and similar documents

• Knowledge of fundamental business principles and practices

• Must have a “can-do” attitude toward taking on new challenges

• Must be authorized to work in the United States

Location Denver  
Travel Requirements  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

We offer a competitive salary, exceptional work environment, and great benefits including health insurance, 401(k), and generous PTO (paid time off).  

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