Accounts Payable Technician at Town of Vail in VAIL

Vail, 81658 | 02/17/2020 | Ad id: 8-0000552787-01

  • Accounts Payable Technician


    $21.64 - $25.75 per hour DOE

Position Overview



TOV seeks a dynamic and detail oriented Accounting Technician to carry out the town’s Accounts Payable operation.  Under direct supervision of the Accounting Manager, the Accounting Technician will interact with internal customers and external vendors, recording and monitoring accounts payable transactions, and ensuring that proper and established accounting policies and practices are followed.  This position is also responsible for administering the town’s purchasing card system for over 140 cardholders.  Reconciles accounts payable ledger accounts and retention accounts monthly.  Please see job description for more details.

Skills / Requirements

Vail is a guest service oriented and resort destination community. We realize that to set the standard for world-class alpine resorts, our employees make all the difference!  That is why we are looking for passionate individuals who strive for excellence in all that they do.  Qualified applicants must demonstrate excellent work history and meet the following requirements:


  • Two years heavy volume computer experience required
  • Detail oriented, follow-through with tasks
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Professional communication skills
  • Enjoys working in a team environment

Applicants must have a minimum of two years of responsible professional accounts payable experience, supplemented by a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration or a related field or equivalent experience.



Culture / Lifestyle / Benefits

Are you interested in living and working in Vail, CO?  Vail, which is centrally located in the Rocky Mountains, offers easy access to Denver (100 miles to the east) and is surrounded by the White River National Forest, offering world class outdoor activities in summer and winter (skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, white water).


When asked, most of our employees say that working for the Town of Vail feels like family.  Our values-based culture is nurtured by the employees’ strong desire to foster teamwork, take ownership in Vail’s future and an overall pride for serving their community.  Let’s not forget that our efforts not only benefit the community but also allow us to enjoy the spectacular amenities and culture in the Vail Valley which we call home! To find out more about our community, please visit our website and click on Vail Information.


Year-Round Benefits (2020 Benefits Outline)


The Town of Vail offers an excellent benefits and compensation package to our Full-time employees. This includes health and dental coverage, town-funded retirement, 457 pre-tax savings plan, life/survivor insurance, tennis pass, golf pass and other ski pass/wellness benefits. 


What’s more, the town offers many other benefits to help employees make Vail their “home” including employee housing options, home buyer/renter assistance programs, day care assistance, education reimbursements, professional development opportunities and much, much more. 


The Town of Vail is an Equal Oportunity Employer

Company Profile
Town of Vail
Town of Vail
75 S Frontage Rd
Vail, CO 81657
Phone: (970) 477-3572
The TOV has a year-round workforce of more than 200 with many career opportunities ranging from police officers and fire fighters, to emergency communication dispatchers, planners, finance professionals, information system specialists, heavy equipment operators, maintenance workers, librarians and more.

Additionally, 100 winter and 60 summer seasonal employees are needed to supplement operations during the busier months. These opportunities include bus drivers, parking attendants, snow shovelers, snowplow drivers and landscapers.

Each of these jobs are an essential part of Vail’s continuing success.

Full-time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, while seasonal employees are provided with recreational opportunities and benefits that vary with the seasons. Check the individual job listings for details.

Welcome to Vail!

Whether you’re planning a vacation, here for a season, or relocating to the area, find out what others have come to realize. Year-round, Vail is a special place.

Vail is home to 4,500 permanent residents, plus another 5,000 part-time residents of vacation properties. Together, we share and value a lifestyle that combines one of the best alpine resorts in the world with a friendly, small-town feel. Not only do we enjoy our bountiful recreational and cultural opportunities that are available, we also take pride in a quality of life that provides alpine living at its best. Visitors and residents alike enjoy the 1,100 acres of open space accounting for 30 percent of Vail’s town-owned land; 350,000 surrounding acres of national forest, crowned by 5,289 skiable acres on the of the largest and best mountains in the world and 15 miles of recreation paths.