Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Cash Accounting Clerk

Recruitment #220502-1498CL-001


Located in Willimantic, CT, Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) is one of the State of Connecticut institutions of higher learning and the state’s designated public liberal arts university.  Our mission is to provide high quality undergraduate and select graduate programs to a diverse population of talented students. 

We are recruiting for one (1), first shift Cash Accounting Clerk vacancy to work Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm.  The individual in this role will be responsible for receiving funds, making electronic deposits and wire transfers, as well as posting data to accounts and balancing receipts and disbursements.

Eastern CT State University offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan, as well as, paid time off! 

Selection Plan

NOTE: In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. 

The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class. 

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error. 

All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period.  It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception.  Requests should be made to

Should you have questions pertaining to any phase of this recruitment, please contact the hiring agency's human resources office: LaShawn McBride,, (860) 465-5220.


This class is accountable for collecting large amounts of money and posting to proper accounts.


Performs the following duties to receive funds, to disburse funds, and to record monetary transactions: Receives cash or checks in person or by mail; counts money to verify amounts and issues receipts for funds received; issues change and cashes checks; compares totals on cash register with amount of currency in register to verify balances; endorses checks and totals cash and checks for bank deposit; prepares bank deposit slips; withdraws cash from bank accounts and keeps custody of cash fund; searches files (manually or using a computer) for proper account information; posts data to accounts and balances receipts and disbursements; answers questions in person or by phone regarding account status; compiles collection and disbursement reports; performs related general office work (typing, filing, etc.) as required.


Knowledge of accounting codes; knowledge of general office procedures; basic bookkeeping skills; interpersonal skills; ability to handle large amounts of money; ability to perform general clerical tasks; ability to operate a variety of office equipment which includes personal computers and electronic equipment, cash registers and check writing machines.


Two (2) years of clerical experience in accounting, financial record keeping or bookkeeping.


College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling six (6) months of experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who:
  • Is detail oriented.
  • Has experience with CORE-CT, Banner or TouchNet operating systems, or similar is preferred.  
  • Is a team player who enjoys working collaboratively with external and internal customers.



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

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