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Position: Accounting Generalist
Municipality:City of Norwich
Close Date:4/27/2021

The City of Norwich announces an open examination to fill a vacancy and establish an eligibility list for the following classification:


Finance Department
Open Until: April 27, 2021 at 04:30 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $51,906.68 - $59,620.30

General Description

This is responsible payroll, accounts payable, and purchasing work involving administration and support of the municipality’s financial processes. Prepares correspondence, information on forms, documents, and statistical reports from copy, rough draft, or own compiled information using word processing programs. Responds to telephone calls and visitors, directing these appropriately. Maintains documentation in easily accessible format of how all his/her job functions are performed.  Collaborates with coworkers in the preparation of the annual budget   document.

Work involves primary responsibility for one of the following three components and proficiency to provide coverage as needed for the other two:

• processing Payroll data submitted by City departments,

• performing Accounts Payable functions in accordance with prescribed procedures,

• assuring adherence to the requirements of the City’s Invitation to Bid and Request for Proposal processes.


A Bachelor’s of Science in a business-related field of study plus at least one year of recent experience in payroll, or any combination of training and experience which provides a demonstrated ability to perform the duties of the position. Recent is defined as being within the last three years.

Important Information

In order to be considered, applicants must demonstrate on their application they meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.

There is a City of Norwich residency requirement. You must reside within the State of Connecticut, 60 miles from Norwich within one year of appointment.

The complete job description is available online.

Examination will consist of 100% written.

To apply visit our website at www.norwichct.org/hr. 

For questions or additional information, call (860) 823-3836.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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