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Position: Accountant - Part Time
Municipality:Town of Brookfield, CT
Close Date:9/2/2022
Description:

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD
100 Pocono Road
 Brookfield, CT  06804


 

                          JOB OPPORTUNITY

 

Recruiter/Contact:

 

Fern Smenyak,  Director of Human Resources

 

email: fsmenyak@brookfieldct.gov         Fax:  203-775-4068

 

                     

Posting Date:

August 19, 2022

 

 

Job Title/Dept:

Accountant – Part Time, Non-Union       

 

Salary:

 

Closing Date:

 

$32.00 per hour, 24 hours per week

 

Until Position Filled

 

Responsibilities:

Accounting and Financial Reporting: 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 Projects: 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. 

 

Education, Experience and Training

High School diploma or equivalent required.  Bachelor’s degree in accounting or, 5 years of experience
as a full-charge bookkeeper, required. Experience with payroll and payables processing required. 
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.

 

 




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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