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Position: Accountant
Municipality:Town of Groton
Close Date:11/8/2019





POSITION:                                                        ACCOUNTANT

Finance Department / Accounting Division                         

Full-time position, 40 hrs/wk



SALARY  RANGE:                                                $67,333 – $77,344     


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:                             The skills and knowledge required would generally be acquired with a bachelors’ degree in Accounting, Business or Public Administration or its equivalent, and a minimum of 3 years of increasingly responsible experience in accounting.  An equivalent combination of education and experience, which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities, may be substituted.   A working knowledge of current accounting theory,  principles and practices is required with a municipal background preferred.  A strong knowledge of computer generated financial recording and reporting is desired.  Ability to prepare financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and accurately perform detailed work involving written or numerical data.  Must have good computer skills, and experience creating and working with Excel Spreadsheets. 


REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES:              Valid driver’s license


Individuals with disabilities who will need reasonable accommodation to complete the selection process should inform the Human Resources Office on or before the application deadline. Documentation supporting the need for this accommodation may be required.


SELECTION PROCEDURE:                                    Review of applications/resumes with best qualified candidates eligible for interview. 


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:                                Applications are available at the Human Resources Office, Groton Town Hall, 45 Fort Hill Road, Groton, CT  06340 or at www.groton-ct.gov . Applications must be returned to the Human Resources Office on or before November 8, 2019.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ____________________________________                                                                                                Robert Zagami                                                                                                                                                Asst. Town Manager/Director of Human Resources





***  The Town of Groton is an Equal Opportunity Employer ***


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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