applications for the position of:
SALARY: $58,814.08 - $75,618.14 Annually
OPENING DATE: 09/08/22
CLOSING DATE: 09/22/22
Vacancy is in the Department of Finance. Under general supervision,
plans, coordinates and supervises a major financial accounting function of a
department. Performs a variety of difficult professional accounting work and
maintains financial records of a highly technical and involved nature. Assigns
and evaluates work of subordinate professional and clerical accounting
employees, and provides training as needed. May assist in training employees of
other departments involved in specified accounting function. Prepares and
recommends procedures regarding problems of work or procedures in accounting.
Supervises the examination of a variety of accounting documents for conformance
with law and established procedures and regulations. Reviews and directs the
formulation and compilation of reports. Balances at designated intervals
accounts in assigned area to ensure validity of controls. Maintains the custody
of specific records, files and information. Reviews accounting practices and
procedures and makes recommendations for their improvement. The above essential
duties and responsibilities are not intended as a comprehensive list; they are
intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and
responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may perform additional related duties as
This is a HMEA Union
position. The hours of this position are 40 per week and the above salary
includes 5% in lieu of overtime.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS &
The examination will consist of rating your training and experience as
contained on your application and may also include a written test, an oral test
or both. All parts of the examination, including tests and ratings, will be
related to the requirements of the position. The examination is designed to
measure Knowledge of: accounting theories and practices governing City
financial matters, especially as they relate to municipal financial operation;
laws, ordinances and regulations governing City financial matters; data
processing applications to the accounting system; and the Ability to supervise,
train, coordinate and expedite the work of a moderate size staff; perform
detailed work using statistical and financial data; interpret complex
statistical and financial statements; devise and install account procedures and
systems; prepare comprehensive and concise oral and written reports; maintain
cooperative working relationships with City officials, employees and the
public; supervise the work of subordinate personnel.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Work is performed primarily in an office environment with some travel to
different sites. Incumbent may be required to work a flexible schedule
including evenings and weekends.
Open to all applicants who meet the following qualifications:
Graduation from a recognized college or university with major course work
in accounting AND Four (4)
years of increasingly responsible accounting or financial management
experience, including at least one year of lead or supervisory experience.
HARTFORD RESIDENCY 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.
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.
APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN
ITS ENTIRETY, INCLUDING ANY REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT PROPER
DOCUMENTATION SHALL RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION FOR THIS POSITION.
APPLICATIONS VIA FACSIMILE
OR EMAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
If selected, you will be required to pass a physical examination
administered by a City physician, a drug and alcohol screening, and a
background check. If appointed, you will serve 3- 12 months of probation. This
examination and employment process is subject to all federal, state, and
municipal laws, rules, and regulations.
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
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
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
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.
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. Do you have experience in
a lead or supervisory role? If yes, how many years? How many individuals did
* 3. Please describe your
experience analyzing and preparing budget documents and financial reports.
4. How do you keep track of what you've delegated
to your team?