|Date Opened||9/4/2020 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$59,772* - $76,056/year (*New State Employees Start at Minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||9/18/2020 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Teachers Retirement Board (TRB) is responsible for administration of the Teachers Retirement System and provides retirement, disability, survivorship and health insurance benefits for Connecticut public school teachers and their beneficiaries. The TRB maintains over 55,000 active accounts and provides almost $2 billion in pension payments to 37,000 retirees annually.
We are recruiting for a full-time Assistant Accountant. This is a Monday through Friday, 40hr./week position. In this role, you will serve as a liaison between school district reporting entities and the agency as well as providing customer service to teachers around the state in providing support to the administration of the pension system. Additional duties may include Purchasing and Accounts Payable processing in the State of CT accounting system, receive and process payments, and 1099 reporting.
Requirements of the position:
The TRB is located at the newly renovated State Office Building, located at 165 Capitol Avenue in Hartford, CT. This state-of-the-art building offers an on-site cafeteria, free garage parking and ergonomic workspaces.
All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application.
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: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Heidi Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In a state agency this class is accountable for performing a combination of a full range of basic professional and highly complex clerical work in accounting or financial examination work.
Maintains an interrelated group of accounts including classifying and recording transactions, taking trial balances and reconciling accounts; prepares simple financial statements; assists in preparation of complex financial statements; examines financial documents to ensure accuracy and conformance with requirements by reviewing related records, provisions and/or regulations; maintains accounts receivable including preparing and processing billings, maintaining related accounts, managing accounts receivable, making and recording adjustments, cancellations or remissions and computing interest due and penalties; calculates rates involving complex arithmetical formulas; responsible for accounts payable including maintaining disbursement records, distributing charges to proper accounts, encumbering appropriation accounts for purchase orders, authorizing routine expenditures, auditing invoices or payments for accuracy and compliance with state regulations; gathers and consolidates payroll and expenditure data to facilitate budget preparation; ensures expenditures plus encumbrances are within appropriation limits; ensures routine payments are in compliance with contract provisions; performs related duties as required.
Knowledge of bookkeeping and financial record keeping principles and practices; knowledge of basic governmental accounting principles and practices including general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and budget control; oral communication skills; basic interpersonal skills; considerable arithmetical ability; auditing ability; ability to understand and apply statutes and regulations; ability to utilize EDP systems for financial information.
Four (4) years of experience in complex clerical accounting or financial examining work. Complex clerical accounting or examining work is interpreted as independent responsibility for generally routine bookkeeping, financial record keeping or financial record examining at the level of Financial Clerk.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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.