applications for the position of:
SALARY: $40,110.20 - $56,154.28 Annually
OPENING DATE: 09/08/22
CLOSING DATE: 09/22/22
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Human Resources Department
550 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Position #01056 JUNIOR
Accountant 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).
* 2. I have attached my Degree
and/or Transcript? I have minimally 4 years of directly relevant work experience?
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?