TOWN OF PUTNAM
200 School Street
Putnam, Connecticut 06260
Telephone: (860) 963-6800
PART TIME POSITION
RECEIVABLE AND FINANCE ASSISTANT
Town of Putnam is seeking applicants for the intermediate-level position of
part time Accounts Receivable and Finance Assistant in the Finance Office.
The Town of Putnam is seeking an Accounts
Receivable and Finance Assistant. This position will report to the Finance
Office Department Head, and will coordinate with the Town Administrator, the
Revenue Office and other Town Departments. This position requires electronic
financial management and requires attention to detail and skilled ability to
work with financial management software programs. Duties of the position
management using the Town’s financial software, Infinite Visions.
Daily input and management of revenues
received, including paper and electronic filing of backup information, and
assignment to the appropriate Town fund number. Enter deposits into Infinite
Visions corresponding to dates, amounts and type as they are received at the bank.
Coordinates with the Revenue Collector
timely receipt and disbursement of revenues for the various tax districts.
with the Board of Education in the receipt of and disbursement of education funds.
of past accounts receivable to coordinate with current receipts and applicable funds.
Coordination and management of the town’s
bank accounts, including electronic check scanning, confirmation of deposits
and posting in Infinite Visions.
reconciliations of bank statements to the Town’s financial accounting systems,
including Infinite Visions. Research
outstanding checks that have not cleared.
transferring of monies between various bank
reports of revenues received by entity, date, and amount.
with other Town departments for budgeted and actual revenues.
and preparation for annual audit.
the investment programs of the town, and various scholarship funds.
from an accredited 2-year college or university with major course work in
accounting or related field: and 2 years' experience in public or private
finance and accounting responsibilities, or any equivalent combination of
training and experience which provides the following:
of the principles and practices of accounting and financial management
of applicable federal and state laws, statutes, and regulations, including
Connecticut General Statutes and accepted standard municipal accounting
with computer programs including financial processing systems, document
creation and management
to establish and maintain complex files and records systems
to compose clear and correct written correspondence and reports; ability to
effectively present information verbally and respond to questions from
government officials, community service providers, vendors, customers/residents,
and the general public
This part time position is a 16 hour per
week position. The expected hourly rate range is between $22 and $25 per hour,
with some room for negotiation depending on experience. There are no health,
dental or other benefits with this position. There is no vacation accrual,
however personal leave and sick leave accruals are applicable.
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
This job operates in a professional office
environment with occasional related field work. This role routinely uses
standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing
cabinets and fax machines.
The physical demands here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the essential functions
of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk; use hands and
fingers, handle or operate objects, controls, or standard office equipment,
reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl;
and taste or smell.
note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive
listing of functions, activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required
of the employee for this job. Functions, duties, responsibilities, and
activities may change at any time with or without notice.
is the policy of the Town of Putnam to provide equal employment opportunity to
all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status,
physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status,
status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the Town of Putnam will
provide reasonable accommodations, that do not present an undue hardship, for
qualified individuals with disabilities.
with cover letter and resume must be received in the Town Hall by July 1, 2022;
via email to firstname.lastname@example.org