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Position: Accountant I-Payroll Clerk
Municipality:Town of Montville
Close Date:7/15/2020

Accountant I


     Finance Office – $26.21/hr (Step 1)– 40 hours Monday through Friday – 8:00AM-4:30PM with    ½ hour unpaid lunch.  Union position with Benefits.


Primary duty is payroll, including but not limited to recording employees hours, calculating weekly breakdown of payroll by department, coordinating payroll deductions, tracking overtime, FMLA, sick leave, etc.  Prepares monthly statement for Municipal Employees Retirement Fund and unemployment and quarterly wage reports for the Department of Labor.  Responsible for adding/deleting/updating employees on Town’s medical insurance.  Assistants Account Payable Accountant, Treasurer and Finance Director as needed.  Responsible for employment verification reports for banks & mortgage companies, and year end W2’s for employees and 1099 forms to individual vendors.  Serves as back up to related accountant positions.


Minimum Qualifications:


(A)  Associate’s Degree and one year progressively responsible municipal accounting or finance work, or

(B)    Graduation from high school or GED equivalent plus four (4) years of municipal accounting or finance work, or

(C)   An equivalent combination of experience and training


MUNIS experience a plus!  Must be able to operate personal computer (including word processing and spreadsheet software), calculator, phone, copier/scanner and fax machine



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – Must be bondable.


Must have valid State of CT driver’s license, or ability to obtain one.  Background check and successful completion of drug test are conditions of employment.


Full job description available in Mayor’s Office 310 Norwich-New London Tnpk.  Applications must be submitted to the Mayor’s Office.  Applications may be downloaded from TownofMontville.org website under “Employment Opportunities.”   EOE


CLOSING DATE:  Applications will be accepted until 4:30 PM on July 2, 2020.



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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