Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Accounting Careers Trainee

Target Class: Insurance Examiner (Examination & Market Conduct)

Recruitment #190926-0034AR-001


The State of Connecticut, Insurance Department is currently recruiting for an Accounting Careers Trainee (ACT) position for the Financial Analysis and Compliance Unit.  The selected candidate will receive on-the-job training and introduction to statutory accounting for advancement into a professional level position of Insurance Examiner (Examination & Market Conduct).

This is a full-time, 1st shift- Monday-Friday, 40 hour/week position.  This position requires a Bachelor or Master Degree in Accounting or closely related business field with a least 15 semester hours in accounting.

*Starting salary with BA degree with 15 semester hours in accounting $51,038 annually
Starting salary with BA degree with 30 semester hours in accounting $54,472 annually
Starting salary with Master's degree in a related field and 15 semester hours in accounting $54,472 annually
Starting salary with Master's degree in a related field and 30 semester hours in accounting $56,200 annually

We are easily accessible for all commuters.  We are conveniently located in the Downtown area in Hartford at 153 Market Street Hartford, CT.

Please ensure your application is complete and you have included your Resume in the 'Resume Tab' of your application. 

This posting MAY require completion of additional referral questions (RQ’s) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date.  Please regularly check your email for notifications. You must reply by the deadline indicated on the notification or you will be automatically disqualified from consideration.

NOTE:  At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include a cover letter, **college transcript, references, etc.,   at the discretion of the agency.  Applicants must meet the  minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.

**In addition to submitting your application in JobAPS - we request at this time that you also submit copy of your college transcript to either fax to 860-297-3836 or email to

Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process.  Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact CID's Human Resources Department at, (860) 297-3936.


In a state agency this class is accountable for mastering the skills necessary to satisfactorily complete the training program for a professional accounting or auditing position.


Receives training in introductory accounting or auditing work for development of skills and knowledge in order to qualify for advancement into a professional agency accounting or auditing position; performs a variety of increasingly difficult duties as skills are acquired during the course of the training period; examines financial records of governmental or private businesses and accounting methods and procedures to ensure compliance with statutes, regulations, guidelines or accepted accounting principles; may receive training in such areas as maintaining financial records and accounts, establishing financial statements and schedules, and preparing budget estimates; performs related duties as required.


Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and practices; knowledge of business mathematics and statistics; some knowledge of business uses of information technology; some knowledge of effective report writing; ability to read and understand written materials; ability to utilize computer software.


Possession of a Bachelor's or Master's degree in accounting or in a closely related business field with at least 15 semester hours in accounting.


Preference will be given to candidates who possess:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and Word;
  • Proficient in detail work;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Strong oral and written communications skills;
  • Strong organizational skills.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.