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Position: Junior Accountant
Municipality:City of Hartford
Close Date:6/30/2022
Description:

CITY OF HARTFORD - HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

invites applications for the position of:

 

Junior Accountant (Re-Issued

06/13/2022)





SALARY: $40,110.20 - $56,154.28 Annually 

DEPARTMENT: Finance

OPENING DATE: 06/02/2022

CLOSING DATE: 06/30/2022 5:00 PM

DESCRIPTION:


 

Vacancy is in the Accounting and Control Division of the Finance Department.  Under supervision, provides fiscal management assistance to city departments by performing beginning level professional accounting and auditing functions; supervises the detailed operation of an accounting procedure. Reviews accounting procedures and recommends  improvements. Performs pre-audit functions involving purchase orders, invoices, receiving reports, reports of receipts, payrolls, and related functions. Prepares general ledger and subsidiary ledger entries. Performs post-audit of department or agency accounting records. Prepares special financial reports and periodic financial statements. May supervise an account procedure by planning and directing the work of clerical personnel. Performs related work as required.

 

 

This is a CHPEA union position and the hours of work are 40 per week.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

The examination will consist of rating your training and experience as contained on your application. The examination may also include a written test, an oral test, or a combination thereof. All parts of the examination, including tests and ratings, will be related to the requirements of the position. The test is designed to measure: Knowledge of basic accounting theories, principles and practices, and of office methods and procedures; Ability to supervise the maintenance of accounting records; Ability to evaluate an accounting system and to develop improvements; Ability to assist in the preparation of accounting statements and reports, and to assist in the audit of the financial records of the City; Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with City officials, employees and the public.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Open to all applicants who meet the following qualifications:

 

Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting or graduation from a recognized school of accounting .

 

An equivalent combination of not less than seven full years of education and\or work experience may be substituted for education and experience. A substitutable year of education will normally be interpreted as the achievement of not less than 30 course credits in courses above the high


school level and related to the public administration curriculum or the special area of assignment. A substitutable year of work experience will normally be interpreted as full-time responsible administrative work assessed on the basis of 1,820 work hours annually

 

A COPY OF YOUR DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT MUST BE ATTACHED TO YOUR APPLICATION. A DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT SUBMITTED WILL BE VERIFIED BY THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.

 

HARTFORD RESIDENCY IS PREFERRED: Preferably be a bona-fide resident of the City of Hartford at the time of application. A completed CITY OF HARTFORD RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT including proof of residency as indicated on the RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT may be submitted.

 

APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN ITS ENTIRETY, INCLUDING REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT PROPER DOCUMENTATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION.

 

APPLICATIONS VIA FACSIMILE OR EMAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

 

If selected, you will be required to pass a physical examination administered by a City physician, a drug and alcohol screening examination, and a background check. If appointed, you will be required to serve three (3) to twelve (12) months of probation. This examination and employment process is subject to all federal, state and municipal laws, rules and regulations.

 

NOTE: ALL CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION CONCERNING THE APPLICATION AND TESTING PROCESS WILL OCCUR VIA EMAIL, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUESTED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.

 

IN ADDITION TO CHECKING YOUR EMAIL INBOX FOR RECRUITMENT CORRESPONDENCE, PLEASE ALSO CHECK YOUR JUNK AND SPAM FOLDERS.

 

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Preferential Points may be given to Eligible Veterans. Must submit a Veteran's Preference Form, located on the hartford.gov/humanresources page along with a DD-214 and Disability letter (if applicable) from the Office of Veteran's Affairs.

 

The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The City of Hartford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

 

 


 


APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

htt p :/ / www.hart ford.gov

 

Human Resources Department 550 Main Street

Hartford, CT 06103

860-757-9800


Position #00957 JUNIOR  ACCOUNTANT  (RE-ISSUED 06/13/2022)

VM



Junior Accountant (Re-Issued 06/13/2022) Supplemental Questionnaire

 

*  1. I have attached a copy of my degree/transcript. (I understand this is required to be considered for this position and not attaching my degree/transcript will deem me not qualified).

  Yes      No

 

*   2. I have attached my Degree and/or Transcript? I have minimally 4 years of directly relevant work experience?

  Yes      No

 

3.   What are the three most important skills that you think every accountant should have?

 

 

 

4.   What do you do to ensure accuracy in accounting?

 

 

*  Required Question




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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