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Position: Accountant/Purchasing Agent
Municipality:City of New London
Close Date:8/2/2013
Description:
 July 19, 2013                                                                                             External/Internal

 

 

CITY OF NEW LONDON

CONNECTICUT

 

RECRUITING ANNOUNCEMENT

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 

Position title:               Accountant/Purchasing Agent

 

Salary:                                    $67,833 - $78,637/annum

 

General Description of Job:  

Position performs professional accounting work in handling general and specialized accounting assignments; applies professional accounting, cost analysis and statistical analysis to fiscal management problems. Manages the de-centralized process of purchasing for all City and Board of Education departments; ensures use of the state bidding system, e-bidding and/or purchasing cooperatives where appropriate. Responsible for the establishment of long-term contracts developed in conjunction with outside agencies such as the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities. Works closely with IT Division to develop full potential of city’s current financial management system as it relates to purchasing.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or Accounting, or a related field and three (3) years of responsible accounts management and purchasing experience; or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must be capable of being, and remain able to be bonded.

 

Examination*:

Training and Experience

Evaluation

Technical/Oral

Examination**

Practical Examination (Computer)

Health Physical  and Background Investigation

 

(Pass/Fail)

 

 

 

(Weighted 70%)

(Weighted 30%)

(Pass/Fail)

 

 

 

 

* Each portion of the examination process must receive a passing score of 70% or more in order to proceed to the next phase of the examination process. **The City reserves the right to move only a select number of applicants forward to the Technical/Oral Examination.

Per Personnel Policies, veteran, incumbent or residency points may be awarded.

 

Employment Benefits:

Liberal fringe benefits – United Healthcare Oxford medical, United Healthcare Dental, CVS Caremark Prescription Drug, Major Medical, Life Insurance, Sick Leave, Vacation and Holidays, Worker’s Compensation and 401a Pension Plan.

 

How to Obtain Information:

For an application (required) and detailed job specifications, apply to the Personnel Office, 13 Masonic Street, New London, CT 06320 or visit the City of New London website at: www.ci.new-london.ct.us. Application may be dropped off, mailed or emailed to Jobs@ci.new-london.ct.us Closing date is August 2, 2013, 4:00 p.m., EOE MFH

 

 

            The application must be submitted before August 2, 2013 at 4:00 P.M.



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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