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Position: Financial Asst. I, Purchasing & Accounting
Municipality:Town of Groton
Close Date:9/25/2020







POSITION:                                                                                           FINANCIAL ASSISTANT I – Finance Department,

                                                                                                                Shared Position between Purchasing & Accounting

                                                                                     Full-time, 35 hours per week                                    


STARTING HOURLY RATE:                                                             $24.97


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:                                                       The skills and knowledge required would generally be acquired with a high school education with course work in Commercial Arithmetic or Bookkeeping and 4 years of responsible clerical bookkeeping experience, or a Bachelor’s Degree in lieu of experience or an Associates Degree with 2 years experience, Ability to acquire skill to operate data processing equipment. Ability to type. Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and prioritize work is essential.


DUTIES OF THE POSITION:                                                             May include bank account reconciliations, preparation of weekly revenue deposits, review and processing of purchase order requisitions, research pricing for material and supplies, accounts payable backup, creating and/or updating Excel spreadsheets, bi-weekly payroll backup, data entry, mailroom processing, purchasing card assistance, accounts receivable and escheatment.       


Individuals with disabilities who will need reasonable accommodation to complete the selection process should inform the Human Resources Office on or before the application deadline. Documentation supporting the need for this accommodation may be required.


SELECTION PROCEDURE:                                                               Review of background and experience with best qualified

                                                                                    candidates eligible for written &/or oral examination.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:                                                          Applications are available in the Human Resources Office, Groton Town Hall, 45 Fort Hill Road, Groton, CT 06340 or www.groton-ct.gov . Applications must be returned on or before September 25, 2020.





                                                                                    Robert Zagami

                                                                                    Director of Human Resources/Risk Management


***  The Town of Groton is an Equal Opportunity Employer ***

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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