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Accountant, Senior in Longmont, CO at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/5/2022

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    Longmont, CO
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Job Description


Pay: $85,000-$95,000 annually

Bonus (if applicable):


Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

BI is one of the leading technology companies in Colorado and the largest provider of innovative electronic monitoring solutions in the United States. We excel at proving technological solutions to over 1,000 agencies nationwide and allowing those agencies to fulfill their missions without worrying about the technical complexities.


Responsible for general ledger accounting, including analysis of business transactions to prepare journal entries, the month-end close process, financial data preparation, and account analysis and reconciliation.  Takes a lead role in managing the internal Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance process.  Performs research; as needed, into  GAAP and SEC rules to ensure accurate and proper accounting for transactions.  Serves as a key point of contact between parent company financial reporting group and the BI accounting team.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviews balance sheet account reconciliations, identifies errors and provides feedback for corrections. Reviews balance sheet for accuracy and completeness as part of month end close.
  • Oversees ongoing general compliance effort with respect to SOX documents and maintenance of narratives, control matrices, etc.
  • Serves as a key participant in monthly and quarterly business financial reviews by reviewing monthly budget to actual performance and researching reasons for variances so that management can communicate to parent company.
  • Reviews documentation and underlying support in evaluation of capitalized software. Maintains frequent and productive communication with Development and Systems departments to ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Forecasts and posts monthly electronic monitoring revenue estimate using historical data and trends. Compares results to actual monthly billing and adjusts as necessary.
  • Prepares and generates ad hoc reports to support management analysis as needed.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare journal entries to general ledger accounts documenting business transactions.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial data to establish and document standard accruals and quarterly adjustments
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or closely related field required. CPA credential preferred.
  • At least five years general accounting experience.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles with the ability to apply to business transactions.
  • Analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of integrated accounting systems.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.



  • Three (3) weeks paid time off
  • Fifteen (15) paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Term life insurance (includes spouse and dependent)
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k) retirement program
  • Stock purchase program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Pet Insurance
  • Various discount programs