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Position: Senior Accountant
Municipality:City of Hartford
Close Date:9/22/2022
Description:

CITY OF 

HARTFORD - 

HUMAN 

RESOURCES 

DEPARTMENT

invites applications for the position of:

 

Senior Accountant

 


SALARY:                            $58,814.08 - $75,618.14 Annually

DEPARTMENT:                   Finance

OPENING DATE:                09/08/22

CLOSING DATE:                 09/22/22 05:00 PM

DESCRIPTION:

 

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 required.

 

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 & ABILITIES:

 

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.


 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

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.

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

 

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 FOLDERS.

 

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 Affairs.

 

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 Department.

 

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 ONLINE AT:

http://www.hartford.gov

 

Human Resources Department 550 Main Street

Hartford, CT 06103

860-757-9800

 

humanresources@hartford.gov


Position #01057 SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

AP


 

 

Senior 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).

 Yes    No

 

*  2. Do you have experience in a lead or supervisory role? If yes, how many years? How many individuals did you supervisor?

 

 

*  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?

 

 

*  Required Question



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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