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ACCOUNTING CLERK in Colorado Springs, CO at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/21/2021

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Job Description

Facility: EL PASO (CAE)

Compensation Base: $21.26

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


Under close supervision, this position performs standard and routine accounting duties. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Code accounts payable invoices for proper account distribution for the utilizing facility. An invoice that is out of the ordinary or unusual requires management approval.
  • Communicate telephonically and in a professional manner with regionals, directors, other facility staff and vendors as necessary regarding the appropriateness of purchases and the proper allocation of expenses.
  • Audit resident assessment reports and resident savings fund to ensure posting accuracy. Prepare bank deposits for resident savings and assessment payments. Reconcile monthly the resident assessments and savings accounts.
  • Monitors office supplies so that adequate supply of office items are on hand when needed, and coordinate with management monthly to order necessary replacements.
  • Update and maintain current billing files so accurate records are maintained enabling processing of timely billing reports.
  • Prepare and submit daily activity reports/count sheets to contracting agencies ensuring accurate, timely submittal in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Prepare and submit midnight count sheets to the company administrative office each weekday for inclusion in company reports.
  • Prepare contractual monthly billing report ensuring accurate, timely submittal in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Provide copy of all monthly billings to company corporate office in a timely manner.
  • Prepare monthly mileage reimbursement reports of resident transportation for inclusion in billing.
  • Maintain resident database. Update resident roster on computer, documenting all resident movement, new arrivals placements, and departures so that an accurate accounting of residents is maintained and contract requirements are met.
  • Maintain and balance petty cash so that all funds are accounted for. Subject to periodic audit.  Ensure that copies of deposit slips with back-up are provided to the corporate office in a timely manner for posting.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of staff in a manner that promotes a team spirit and a sense of cooperation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Three (3) years bookkeeping or accounts payable experience.
  • Familiarization with general accounting principles, fiscal budget control procedures and computerized accounting.
  • Ability to review documents as they pertain to accounts payable; handle a variety of tasks as they relate to accounting;
  • Ability to keep the workflow on-going in an orderly manner
  • Ability to express thoughts logically, in both written and verbal form using correct grammar.
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility in order to perform a wide range of duties.
  • Ability to use computers and necessary software used by the facility.


  • Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Basic and Additional Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Spousal and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, and Voluntary Benefits such as Critical Illness, Whole Life Insurance, Accident Insurance and Legal/Identity Theft coverage
  • Other employee benefit programs including 50% company match of the first 5% an employee contributes their 401(k)
  • Paid time off, Sick time, Paid Holidays
  • Employee stock purchase plan providing a 5% discount
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health and Wellness programs
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Jury Duty Pay
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Partnerships with local colleges and professional educational leave


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