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Position: Senior Financial Accountant
Municipality:Town of Ridgefield
Close Date:11/13/2019
Description:

TITLE:                       Senior Financial Accountant

 

DESCRIPTION:        Responsible for a variety of administrative and accounting functions to record and maintain the Town’s Municipal Financial Statements.

 

¨     Maintains ledger accuracy through timely and accurate information flow, confirmation of results and tests for reasonableness

¨     Supports Finance Director, First Selectman and others through timely response to inquiries and special projects 

¨     Performs numerous monthly bank and account reconciliations and analysis

¨     Responsible for managing tenant leases, billings and accounting. 

¨     Works closely with Collector of Revenue’s Office regarding proper application of cash receipts 

¨     Responsible for state agency filing and reimbursements (LOCIP, STEAP and Other Grants)

¨     Primary contact with external auditors as it relates to the State and Federal Single Audits

¨     Responsible for interaction with ambulance services collection firm

¨     Assists with the preparation of the Town’s Annual Audited Financial Statements

¨     Creates and distributes monthly reports to each department displaying information (both in summary and in detail) on actual expenses with comparison to budget.  Similar information is distributed to the Selectmen and Finance board members, key Town officials, and interested members of the community

¨     Manages the Monthly and Year End accounting close.  Prepares and records entries, investigates unusual revenue and expense items; issues reports

¨     Maintains integrity of MUNIS Accounting System.

¨     Account for Costs/Reimbursements for FEMA events and Emergency Management functions

¨     Other assignments as directed by Finance Director

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Normal office environment with typical business equipment; ability to operate a computer; ability to interface and problem-solve with the public.

 

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

¨     B.S. degree in Accounting.  Prefer at least three years’ experience in Fund Accounting

¨     Broad accounting experience with demonstrated use of accounting systems.  Experience with MUNIS accounting software is preferable

¨     Experience with Grant Accounting and Audits, Bank Reconciliations and Account Analysis

¨     Excellent communication skills

¨     Proficient in Excel

 

SALARY RANGE:    $58,000 - $87,000 - Depending on Experience

 

JOB POSTING DATES:      Until Filled, Applications must include a resume and salary requirement

 

INTERESTED APPLICANTS PLEASE INQUIRE AT:

Town of Ridgefield, Human Resources

400 MAIN STREET

RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877

personnel@ridgefieldct.org 



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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