Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Special Funds Administrator (Unclassified)

Recruitment #220905-0313MP-001

Introduction

The Office of the State Treasurer exists to provide and ensure effective financial management of public resources, high standards of professionalism and integrity, and expanding opportunity for State of Connecticut residents and businesses.

We are recruiting for a Special Funds Administrator (Unclassified) that reports directly to the Assistant Treasurer.  This position is located within the Unclaimed Property and Second Injury Fund Division of the Office of the Treasurer in Hartford, CT, and is 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 

OTT offers an excellent salary and offers a competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan, as well as, paid time off! 

Selection Plan

In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.  Please ensure that your application is complete prior to submitting.  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, resume, performance reviews, supervisory references, attendance records, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Should you have questions pertaining to any phase of this recruitment, please contact Johnette Tolliver, johnette.tolliver@ct.gov.

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, including your SPAM/JUNK folders. You must reply by the deadline indicated on the notification or you will be automatically disqualified from consideration.

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements and preferred qualifications of the position.

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 johnette.tolliver@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Office of the State Treasurer, this class is accountable for the administration of the state's second injury or other related special fund and/or program.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Administers program and/or fiscal activities in accordance with statutory mandate; formulates goals and objectives; coordinates, plans and manages program activities; develops or assists in development of related policy; evaluates and trains staff; prepares or assists in preparation of program budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of program who might impact on program activities; directs or assists in directing financial matters related to management of Second Injury bonding program(s) including but not limited to monitoring cash and bond accounts and development of accounting and internal controls of bond and investment revenues; designs and implements internal control and financial reporting structures and systems for assigned funds and/or programs; determines and analyzes trends; assists in the management and administration of a variety of activities and functions including records retention, claims unit supervision, legal liaison function and/or fiscal and/or administrative duties; reviews pending and proposed legislation and advises Assistant Treasurer accordingly; interprets and administers pertinent legislation; recommends and drafts proposed legislation; performs related duties as required.

In addition, for both the Second Injury Fund and Unclaimed Property Divisions, prepares monthly and annual financial statements and recommends rates.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of professional accounting and auditing principles and practices; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to devise, implement, evaluate and analyze accounting and internal control systems, forms, methods and procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Ten (10) years of professional experience in accounting or auditing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity over professional staff.

Note: For state employees, supervisory capacity is interpreted at the level of Supervising Accountant or Supervising Accounts Examiner.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training in accounting or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (l5) semester hours equalling one-half (l/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in accounting or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with the following is preferred:
  • The possession of, and the ability to retain the designation of Certified Public Accountant (CPA);  
  • Experience in GAAP and GASB Accounting;
  • Experience in directing and coordinating multiple tasks;
  • Experience supervising and training staff;
  • Experience communicating clearly;
  • Experience producing reports;
  • Experience developing, monitoring and evaluating field and desk audit programs;
  • Substantial experience in developing, implementing and analyzing internal control systems, forms, methods and procedures.

Conclusion

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.