Senior Staff Accountant

Accounting Greenwood Village, Colorado


Position at Century Communities

Position Title: Senior Staff Accountant                                                           Department: Accounting

About Century Communities

As a top 10 U.S. homebuilder—and the fastest-growing public builder for three years in a row—we know what it takes to be a market gamechanger, and that includes providing you with all the resources, opportunities and benefits to build a thriving and rewarding career.

Benefits We Offer

Team members enjoy an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with employer match, paid time off and sick leave, plus home and mortgage discounts. We also offer competitive salaries with the potential for discretionary bonuses and/or commission structure (depending on the position).

We Hire The Best

Our mission of building, financing and insuring A Home For Every Dream™ is only possible with the best talent in the industry. If that’s you—if you’re a self-starter, changemaker and thoughtful collaborator ready to take their career to the next level—then apply today!

What You'll Do:

The Senior Staff Accountant coordinates accounting activities and assists the Assistant Controller in carrying out the responsibilities of the GL accounting department. Prepares, analyzes, and interprets accounting records and financial reports related to shared services accounting.

Your Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Support the assistant controller with a wide variety of functions, including transactional processing, analysis, cost allocation, audit support, and the implementation of financial and compliance controls
  • Maintain accounting policies, procedures, and controls according to sound accounting principles, policies, and best practices.
  • Actively participate in the monthly financial close process and ensure work is completed in accordance with the closing schedule.
  • Review and post journal entries from staff accountants and ensure accuracy of General Ledger.
  • Record customer deposits and refunds as necessary.
  • Prepare reconcilements, flux analysis, financial entries, and reports monthly and review those prepared by junior members to ensure all are within accounting standards of accuracy and completeness.
  • Effectively communicate with peers, customers, leadership, and division personnel to facilitate informed decision-making.
  • Demonstrate a senior accountant's leadership qualities (e.g., professional tone of communication and work ethic) to promote collaboration amongst colleagues and outside personnel and learning opportunities for junior staff members.
  • Train junior team members.
  • Plan, assign, and direct work of junior team members.
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.

What You Have:

  • Ability to think critically, manage and prioritize workload.
  • Capacity to meet deadlines with a sense of urgency and efficiency.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and accounting principles.
  • Strong Excel and accounting system experience.
  • Ability to analyze problems and recommend solutions.
  • Highly detailed and organized.
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees.
  • Train junior team members.
  • Plan, assign, and direct work of junior team members.

Your Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA is a plus.
  • 4+ years of corporate accounting experience.
  • Residential homebuilding/construction accounting experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with NewStar ERP is a plus


Century Communities (the “Company”) intends to offer the selected candidate an annual base salary or hourly pay rate in the range of $75,000 – $90,000 with the potential for an annual bonus. Actual offers will be based on a variety of factors including experience. Employees will have access to paid time off, medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance and the Company’s 401k plan.