Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Financial Clerk

Recruitment #221110-3847CL-001

Introduction

The State of Connecticut Military Department (CTMD) is accepting applications for a Financial Clerk position at the Governor William A. O'Neill Armory, located in Hartford, CT.  

The CTMD is a unique dual-status agency, having both federal and state missions.  The CTMD’S primary public responsibilities are (1) to train, resource and coordinate state emergency response assets and (2) to plan for and protect citizens and their property in times of war, terrorism, invasion, rebellion, riot or disaster.  The CTMD is committed to conducting military operations in an environmentally friendly manner.
 
Hours: This current position is first shift, Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. (40 hours). 

The State of CT offers an excellent salary and a competitive state benefits package that includes healthcare and dental coverage, SERS Tier IV pension plan effective 7.1.17, and other supplemental benefits, as well as paid time off, dedicated parking and more!  

Selection Plan

Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application into the State JobAps system. Applicants who submit an untimely, incomplete or inaccurate application will not be considered for this employment opportunity. 

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. 

During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualifications. These documents may include resume, college or trade school transcripts and performance evaluations. Interviews will be limited to applicants whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.  The recruitment process may require more than one interview.                                                                                                                                                

Due to the anticipated volume of applications for this opportunity, CTMD will not provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process.  Your application may be used for future CTMD opportunities for this job classification. Questions pertaining to this recruitment should be made to MIL.HR@ct.gov, (860) 548-3248.

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 DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.    

NOTE:  In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a background investigation of each candidate may be made before individuals are certified for permanent appointment to the position.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for the preparation and/or maintenance of payroll, agency accounts, financial statements, cash accounting or other bookkeeping and record keeping functions in an agency.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Assists in preparation of payroll or independently prepares components of a payroll such as shift differential, holidays and overtime; maintains agency bookkeeping and other financial records; maintains cash journals and ledgers; process payments; assists in preparing financial statements and budgets; balances and reconciles accounts; reviews incoming bids for compliance with purchase orders; may prepare reports; may handle money or checks; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of basic bookkeeping, accounting, and financial record keeping procedures; some knowledge of payroll procedures, financial terminology and coding, statements and budget preparations; skill in performing arithmetical computations; interpersonal skills; ability to perform general clerical tasks; ability to handle large amounts of money; ability to operate a variety of office equipment which includes personal computers, computer terminals, typewriters, calculating machines, cash registers, check writing machines and other electronic equipment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with PeopleSoft, asset management and purchasing.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Suite; Outlook, Excel, Word and Teams.
  • Experience performing office functions using computer software, scanners, and phone in a fast-paced, paperless environment.
  • Experience managing multiple (more than 2) priorities with competing deadlines.
  • Experience providing customer service in a fast-paced environment to internal and external customers.
  • Valid driver's license.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Persons having responsibility for supervising or observing the behavior of inmates or custodial clients will be required to possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certification by the time of permanent appointment.

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.



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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.