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of the State Treasurer exists
to provide and ensure effective financial management of public resources, high
standards of professionalism and integrity, and expanding opportunity
of Connecticut residents and businesses.
We are recruiting for two Accountants to support the Debt
Management Division. These are a full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday -
Friday positions centrally located in Hartford, CT.
OTT offers an
excellent salary and offers a competitive
benefits plan that
includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan, as well as, paid time
In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the
State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial
application process. Please ensure that your
application is complete prior to submitting. NOTE: At any point during
the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional
documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These
documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, supervisory
references, attendance records, etc., at the discretion of the hiring
agency. Should you have questions
pertaining to any phase of this recruitment, please contact Johnette
Tolliver, email@example.com, 860-702-3144.
This posting may require completion of
additional referral questions (RQ’s) which will be sent to you via email after
the closing date. Please regularly check your email for notifications,
including your SPAM/JUNK folders. You must reply by the deadline indicated on
the notification or you will be automatically disqualified from consideration.
Interviews will be limited to candidates whose
experience and training most closely meet the requirements and preferred
qualifications of the position.
All application materials must be received by
the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position
for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not
be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that
incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time
period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an
exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such
exception. Requests should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org.
OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency this class is accountable
for independently performing a full range of tasks in professional accounting.
Records complex and compound journal entries;
prepares balance sheets and financial statements involving multiple accounts;
analyzes and interprets accounting records and reports; assists higher level
staff in planning, design and implementation of accounting procedures or
systems; reviews expenditures and prepares or reviews financial statements;
assists in budget management by compiling and reviewing agency manager program
budget proposals, preparing estimates and calculations of projected
expenditures and quarterly allotments, and preparing monthly reports; monitors
fiscal aspects of grant programs by preparing or reviewing financial reports,
reviewing expenditures for compliance with grant contracts, providing technical
assistance to grantees in maintaining accounting records; recommends accounting
related improvements to business practices such as accounting controls and
financial reviews; utilizes EDP systems for financial records, reports and
analysis; assists in EDP experts in planning and implementation of financial
aspects of EDP systems; in addition to professional accounting tasks, may
supervise bookkeeping (e.g. maintenance, balancing and reconciling of
accounts), accounts payable and/or receivable functions or other accounting
related paraprofessional or clerical functions; performs related duties as
SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of professional accounting
principles and practices including knowledge of governmental accounting and
budgeting; knowledge of basic auditing principles and practices; interpersonal
skills; oral communication skills; ability to prepare, analyze and evaluate
financial statements and other accounting records and reports; ability to
analyze and evaluate accounting methods and procedures; ability to utilize EDP
systems for financial management; ability to read and interpret written
QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of
experience in accounting or auditing.
QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must
have been at the paraprofessional level. Work at the paraprofessional level
requires exercise of some independent judgment in applying basic accounting
principles and may be compared to the level of a full charge bookkeeper.
For state employees this is the level of Assistant Accountant.
QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
training in accounting or a closely related field may be substituted for
the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours
equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years
for a Bachelor's degree.
Master's degree in accounting may be substituted for one (1) additional
year of the General Experience.
in any of the following may be substituted for one (1) year of the General
and Special Experience: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal
(2) years of experience as an Assistant Accountant may be substituted for
the General and Special Experience.
- Experience with governmental
accounting, budgeting and auditing principles and practices
- Experience processing loan
closings and other legal documents related to loans
- Experience implementing new
- Experience gathering
information from three or more sources, and summarize through written
- Experience with cash management
practices for drawdown and receipt of funds
- Experience with Fiscal business
office functions - such as purchasing, accounts receivable and accounts
- Experience using software such
as Word Processing, MS Excel, Access and other spreadsheet applications
- Experience using PeopleSoft
Core-CT or similar financial system
- Experience working
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities,
and persons with disabilities.
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