Accounting Intern (2 positions)

Department: Finance
Job ID: 2267

Accounting Intern – 2 positions

(Bus. Tech. Intern II)

Summer 2017


Denver Water’s Accounting Section is looking for two interns to assist with a variety of accounting activities.  This may include activities such as  performing physical inventory of fixed assets, adding physical asset tags to newly commissioned fixed assets, working to identify and cross reference the Accounting Section’s land records with that in Engineering’s Property Management’s records, and other accounting activities as identified. This position will allow you to develop your work experience in a public sector environment.


Skill set required to be considered for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to organize, analyze, and interpret qualitative and quantitative data

  • Proficiency in oral and written communications with ability to explain financial and other types of information to others

  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel

  • Ability and willingness to work independently

  • Must have a valid Colorado ‘R’ driver’s license and be willing to travel between Denver Water facilities


This position may be a paid position or for school credit, at the student’s choice.

Full Time, 40 hours per week


Opening date:             March 15, 2017

Closing date:               March 31, 2017   (Denver Water reserves the right to either close a job early or extend a job closing date until a sufficient number of applications have been received.)


Hiring Range:            Business Technical Intern II    $15.00 to $21.00/hour


Hiring Criteria:          Business/Technical Intern II – Junior or Senior level student in Business, Accounting, Public Administration, or other related fields.


Location of position:  Main Campus/Administration Building (although commuting to other Denver Water facilities may be necessary)


Denver Water proudly serves high-quality water and promotes its efficient use to 1.4 million people in the City of Denver and many surrounding suburbs.  The organization is a responsible steward of the resources, assets, and natural environment entrusted to us in order to provide a high-quality water supply, a resilient and reliable system, and excellent customer service.


Denver Water’s, Finance Division under the direction of the CEO/Manager, is responsible for the management of financial resources, acting as the disbursing authority for the CEO/Manager, as well as the custodian of all Denver Water records. The Accounting Section is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of financial records. This responsibility includes the control and disbursement of funds for approved payables and payroll, inventory of assets of utility plan and equipment, control and verification of receivables and contract control. This section prepares periodic financial statements, reports, and year-end financial statements subject to the audit and verification of an independent auditing firm.


Must complete the following if offered position:

All candidates must submit a completed Denver Water application in order to be considered.  Please attach a cover letter, resume all in one document.  


A background check will be conducted to verify information submitted on the application for all applicants.


An offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a post-offer drug test. For a position of this type. Denver Water tests for the following: amphetamines, cocaine, marijuana (THC), opiates, phencyclidine (PCP), and alcohol.


All positions require a Worker’s Compensation Background check.


Questions contact:      Alice Montez/Recruiter

                                    1600 W. 12th Avenue

                                    Denver, CO  80204-3412



  • Denver Water will not accept or consider applications that are mailed, emailed, faxed, or dropped off at our office.
  • No resumes will be accepted unless they are attached to an online application.
  • Employment applications are accepted for current openings only.

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