$32.00 per hour, 24 hours per week
Until Position Filled
Accounting and Financial
Preparation of monthly bank and investment reconciliations. Assist in the
month end and year end closing processes. Assist in the reconciliation of
other accounts and records. Preparing
journal entries and tracking and analyzing financial data throughout the
year. Assists in the preparation of the annual and capital budgets. Assists
with the bidding and purchasing process. Assists with the billing functions
for the Town. Assists with grant applications and reporting.
Intra-Office Functions: Understand the payroll
function and serve as a back-up, when needed. Understand the payables
function and serve as a back-up, when needed. Understand the revenue function
and serve as a back-up, when needed.
Additional Duties and
Assists the Deputy Controller and Finance Director/Controller with projects,
as needed. Performs other related
duties, as required.
A full job description is available in the Human
Resources Department. Applications/Resumes
will be received until the position is filled. Submit resumes and/or complete the Town of
Brookfield’s online application: https://brookfieldct.seamlessdocs.com/f/empapp. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Experience and Training
High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or, 5 years
as a full-charge bookkeeper, required. Experience with payroll and payables
Experience in accounting in a municipal environment preferred.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Excellent organizational skills and attention to
detail. Demonstrated ability to prepare, organize and present financial data,
results and projections clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing,
with accuracy and in a timely manner. Proficiency with MS Office Suit, with
strong Excel skills. Possess significant expertise
in standard accounting practices, budgeting, payroll and payables. Ability to
interact professionally with
the general public, Town officials and Town employees. Munis Experience preferred.