|Position:|| ||Treasurer / Senior Accountant|
|Municipality:||Town of Stratford|
The Town of
Stratford is accepting applications to fill the position of Senior Accountant/
This is a
very responsible professional accounting position involving the maintenance of
records for municipal banking and investment operations, municipal grant
expenditures and revenues, preparing trial balances, and financial reports.
involves responsibility for maintaining accounting records for the collection
of current and delinquent revenues and Town income from various sources.
Preparing and verifying daily bank deposits, transfers of cash between various
bank and investment accounts. Preparing journal entries and reports for the
documentation of banking activity. Preparing cash flow forecasts and work
papers for the Town's short-term investments.
for maintaining files and accounting records of all town grants, receiving,
drawing down and recording grant revenues, posting and reconciling revenues and
expenditures, preparing financial reports and other duties as required.
Duties include providing input into Town policy, departmental planning and
direction. Work requires that the employee have considerable knowledge, skill
and ability in every phase of accounting, grant administration, banking and
investments work. Work involves implementing departmental goals and objectives.
position works under the direction of the Assistant Director of Finance or
Director of Finance.
organizes and performs work maintaining or implementing Grant accounting
systems, procedures and controls.
reconciles general ledgers, trial balances and satisfactorily resolves
differences in a timely manner; research, review, analyze, verify and enter·
financial transactions into computerized accounting, budgeting, and receivables
systems and sub-systems.
performs work in the areas of investments, revenue collections, receivables,
and division payroll.
interprets and implements relevant laws, regulations and ordinances.
periodic grant reports; receives revenue and/or initiates electronic
transfer/draw-downs of grant funds; prepares journal entries and other
documentation to post revenue to general ledgers.
supervise the operations of the division as Acting Assistant Finance
Director and administers and
evaluates employees engaged in division activities.
statements, including supplementary and supporting schedules, and audit
work papers in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards.
special purpose financial reports and analyses for use by senior
management, grantors and other departments of the Town.
Communicates with banks, Town officials
and citizens when necessary to provide
information and assist with the resolution of problems and complaints.
Prepares statistical and narrative reports
for federal, state
and town agencies.
Includes other duties as may be assigned by the Assistant Director of Finance or Director of Finance.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
knowledge of banking and revenue collection procedures. Considerable knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Considerable knowledge of tax collection laws, regulations and ordinances.
Sound knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration.
Considerable skill in business mathematics. Considerable skill in oral
and written communications. Considerable ability to make decisions
ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with superiors, associates,
subordinates, banks, other agencies and the public.
Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university in Accounting,
Finance, Business or Public Administration or a closely related field and two
(2) years of increasingly responsible experience in governmental accounting,
tax or revenue collection; or an equivalent combination of education and
a valid vehicle driver's
license. May be required to
travel short distances on business. May sit at a desk and work continuously
for extended periods of time.
LISTS OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY AND ARE NOT
INTENDED TO BE ALL INCLUSIVE.
is $64,002 - $86,530.