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Position: Administrative Analyst - Finance
Municipality:Town of Wethersfield
Close Date:8/15/2011
Description:

TOWN OF WETHERSFIELD

JOB DESCRIPTION

Administrative Analyst - Finance

Position Summary: Performs research and analysis under the direction of the Finance Director concerning the general

operation and special revenue finance activity, and provide assistance to other department for financial reporting.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Duties may include nor be limited to the following:

· Manages and maintains the Town Fixed Asset Inventory control and prepares related reports following

Governmental Accounting Standards.

· Prepares periodic financial statements including monthly/quarterly reports of budgetary status to all

departments and the Director of Finance. Assists in the preparation of various accounting analyses as

needed.

· Prepares statistical and narrative reports on state and federal grants for federal and state agencies, town

staff and officials. Maintains files for all grants issued to the Town and administers various grants as

directed for cash draw-downs and general ledger recording.

· Assists with administration of Health and Town Property / Liability insurance programs. Monitors

accounting records and funding requirements.

· Will serve as backup to the Payroll clerk when out due to illness, vacation or other paid time off.

· Monitors pension assets, reviews actuarial report, and advises the Insurance Committee and Pension

Committee as warranted. Assists in pension administration of the Town’s various pension plans,

including policy and procedure development.

· Assists in the accounting functions for all departments including Board of Education.

· Balances Tax Collections Reports

· Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Ability to acquire knowledge of municipal government operations.

· Knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles as they apply to municipal accounting practices.

· Ability to analyze and interpret financial information and statistics and make projections from same.

· Ability to meet deadlines.

· Ability to prepare financial reports.

· Ability to deal effectively with town staff, officials, outside auditors and state and federal officials.

· Ability to acquire a working knowledge of administrative laws, government regulations, and

governmental accounting standards.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School and seven to ten years experience or two years of College/Associate’s Degree and two to less than five Years

Experience or Bachelor’s and less than two Years Experience preferably in a municipal office. The position requires

advanced experience in Excel and other MS Office products. MUNIS experience preferred.

GRADE 41: $57,442 – 64,689

Applications must be in the Town Manager’s Office by 4:00 p.m. on August 15, 2011.

POSTED: July 29, 2011



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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