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Position: Senior Accountant -extended to 3/23/20
Municipality:City of Hartford
Close Date:3/23/2020
Description:

CITY OF HARTFORD - HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
invites applications for the position of:

Senior Accountant

 


SALARY:

$57,100.94 - $73,415.68 Annually

DEPARTMENT:

Office of Management, Budget, and Grants

OPENING DATE:

03/02/20

CLOSING DATE:

03/16/20 05:00 PM

DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, to plan coordinate and supervise a major financial accounting function of the Office of Management, Budget and Grants department in Revenue Management Collections division. Performs a variety of difficult professional accounting work and maintains financial records of a highly technical and involved nature.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Plans, coordinates, supervises and participates in the work of a major financial accounting function of a department. Assigns, trains and evaluates subordinate professional and clerical accounting employees. May assist in training employees of other departments involved in specified accounting function. Prepares and recommends procedures regarding problems of work or procedures in specific field of assignment. Supervises the examination of a variety of accounting documents for conformance with law and established procedures and regulations; Reviews and directs the formulation and compilation of reports. Balances at designated intervals accounts in assigned area to ensure validity of controls. Maintains the custody of specific records, files and information; reviews accounting practices and procedures and makes recommendation for their improvement.

The above essential duties and responsibilities are not intended as a comprehensive list; they are intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may be required to perform additional related duties.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

The examination will consist of a rating of your training and experience as contained on your application and may include a written test, an oral test, a performance test, or a combination thereof. All parts of the examination, including tests and ratings, will be related to the requirements of the position. The examination is designed to measure: 

Knowledge of:
Accounting theories and practices governing City financial matters, especially as they relate to municipal financial operation;
Laws, ordinances and regulations governing City financial matters;
Some knowledge of:
Data processing applications to the accounting system;

Ability to:
Supervise, train, coordinate and expedite the work of a moderate size staff;
Perform detailed work using statistical and financial data;
Interpret complex statistical and financial statements; a
Devise and install account procedures and systems;
Prepare comprehensive and concise oral and written reports;
Maintain cooperative working relationships with City officials, employees and the public;
Supervise the work of subordinate personnel.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Open to all applicants who meet the following qualifications:

Graduation from a recognized college or university with major course work in accounting and (4) four years of increasingly responsible accounting or financial management experience, including at least (1) one year of lead or supervisory experience.

 

A COPY OF YOUR DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION. A DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT SUBMITTED WILL BE VERIFIED BY THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.

HARTFORD RESIDENCY PREFERREDPreferably be a bona-fide resident of the City of Hartford at the time of application. A completed CITY OF HARTFORD RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT including proof of residency as indicated on the RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT may be submitted. 

APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN ITS ENTIRETY, INCLUDING REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT PROPER DOCUMENTATION SHALL RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION.

APPLICATIONS VIA FACSIMILE OR EMAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED

OTHER INFORMATION:

If selected, you will be required to pass a physical examination administered by a City physician, a drug and alcohol screening examination, and a background check. If appointed, you will serve 3 to 12 months of probation. This examination and employment process is subject to all federal, state, and municipal laws, rules and regulations.

NOTE: ALL CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION CONCERNING THE APPLICATION AND TESTING PROCESS WILL OCCUR VIA EMAIL, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUESTED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.

 

IN ADDITION TO CHECKING YOUR EMAIL INBOX FOR RECRUITMENT CORRESPONDENCE, PLEASE ALSO CHECK YOUR JUNK AND SPAM FOLDERS.


VETERAN'S PREFERENCE:
Preferential Points may be given to Eligible Veterans. Must submit a Veteran's Preference Form, located on the 
hartford.gov/human resources page along with a DD-214 and Disability letter (if applicable) from the Office of Veteran's Affairs.

The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The City of Hartford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.hartford.gov

Human Resources Department
550 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
860-757-9800

humanresources@hartford.gov

Position #00506
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
IA

 

Senior Accountant Supplemental Questionnaire

 

 

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1.

I have attached a copy of my degree/transcript. (I understand this is required to be considered for this position and not attaching my degree/transcript will deem me not qualified).

Yes Yes    No No

 

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2.

Please describe your experience preparing and managing budgets.

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3.

Please describe your experience related to account receivable/depositing receipts.

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4.

Describe your experience in a lead or supervisory role. What type of organization? How many years? How many staff members did you lead/supervise? What were the job titles of those you lead/supervised?

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5.

Explain in detail which functions you regularly use in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, graphing, etc).

* Required Question

 




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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