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. The position requires prior payroll/benefits and accounting experience.

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 www.healthdistrict.org/jobs.

Education and Experience

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

Key Responsibility

The 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.

How to Apply

Provide a cover letter that details your professional experiences and how your qualifications align with this position.  Applicants who do not provide a cover letter will not be considered.
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 searchcoordinator@healthdistrict.org.
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!

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.

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About Health District of Northern Larimer County


The Health District is a public health agency that provides residents of northern Larimer County with dental, mental health and preventive health services, in addition to connecting people to more affordable prescription and health insurance options.

Products and services:

·         Sliding-fee and Medicaid dental services

·         Prescription Assistance

·         Sliding-fee mental health counseling and mental health referrals

·         Low-cholesterol screening

·         Quit tobacco counseling

·         Assistance with low-cost health insurance options

·         Online health information resource

Divisions and departments:

·         Advanced Care Planning Team

·         Family Dental Clinic

·         Health Promotion

·         Integrated Primary Care/Mental Health Program

·         Larimer Health Connect

·         Mental Health Connections


The Health District is viewed as a cutting-edge, model public health agency in many areas, from its collection and use of local health statistics to its commitment to collaborative community problem solving around mental health and dental care.


In 2014, the Health District was designated a silver-level Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists.  The League of American Bicyclists today (6.8.21) recognized the Health District of Northern Larimer County with a Gold Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) award, earning it a place alongside over 1,400 businesses across the country contributing to the movement to build a more Bicycle Friendly America.

Future of company:

Health District strategic priorities are determined by a publicly elected board of directors based on a variety of information, including data from a triennial community health survey.


The Health District is a gap-filling agency that is not in competition with other organizations. However, it does partner with many other local entities, including the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment, Poudre Valley Hospital/University of Colorado Health, SummitStone Health Partners and others.

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