Windsor Locks, CT
|Date Opened||1/20/2023 2:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$85,957* - $110,549/year (*Employees new to state service start at beginning of the pay plan)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||2/14/2023 11:59:00 PM|
Are you a dedicated accounting professional looking to grow and build upon your current skills? If so, we invite you to read below and learn more about this fantastic opportunity to join our team!
The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Associate Accountant. This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position, located in the Finance Office at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT.
The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA), is a State of Connecticut quasi-public agency that was established to develop, improve and operate Bradley International Airport, as well as five General Aviation Airports throughout the state (Danielson, Groton-New London, Hartford-Brainard, Waterbury-Oxford and Windham airports). It is the CAA’s mission to provide excellent customer service and top-quality facilities for its passengers while making Connecticut’s airports more attractive to new airlines, establishing new routes, and supporting Connecticut’s overall economic development and growth strategy.
This position is responsible for facilitating the capital budget process for Bradley International Airport and the general aviation airports. This includes maintaining projects in the JD Edwards financial system, reviewing and approving budget adjustments for projects by funding source in accordance with Board approval, and reviewing expenditures monthly to determine if they should be capitalized or expensed. This position will collaborate with the Engineering Unit to ensure alignment of budgets and expenses as well as facilitate timely closeouts of completed projects, which entails compiling all applicable data points for a project and performing an overall evaluation of retainage payable, open purchase orders, modifications to funding sources, among others. Duties also include the federal billing process for Bradley International Airport and the general aviation airports. This includes establishing Federal receivables and entering budget adjustments, monitoring expenses by funding source, preparing grant reimbursement packages for submission to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and monitoring payments as they are received from the FAA. In addition, this position:
In a state agency this class is accountable for performing the most complex accounting tasks within a variety of accounting programs and systems. This class may also be accountable for lead or consultative responsibility.
Establishes and implements accounting sub-systems such as procedures for paying and collecting activities, procedures for issuance of grants, loans or subsidies, establishment of rates or schedules of fees, establishment of account charts for classification of transactions; maintains fiscal controls by authorizing non-routine expenditures based on management priorities and policies, examining data and making recommendations regarding timing and amounts of expenditures; manages various phases of budget preparation and control such as preparing estimates of costs of existing or new programs, offices or divisions, preparing budget requests, appropriation schedules, monthly budget reports and year end budget reports; administers fiscal aspects of grant programs by reviewing funding applications for approval, researching and preparing estimates of costs of proposed grant programs, interpreting grant contracts for approval of grant expenditures, analyzing grantees financial records and reports for compliance with grant expenditure requirements; monitors fiscal aspects of contract administration by reviewing and interpreting contracts for approval on non-routine expenditures, preparing or approving schedules of fees in regard to specific contracts; determines priorities; provides staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; may coordinate unit workflow; may assign and review work; may establish and maintain unit procedures; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of professional accounting principles and practices including governmental accounting and budgeting; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to analyze and evaluate financial records, methods and procedures; ability to devise and install accounting procedures and systems; some supervisory ability.
Seven (7) years of experience in accounting or auditing.
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the level of Accountant, Auditor or Accounts Examiner with responsibility for the exercise of independent analysis and judgement in the application of professional accounting principles and practices.
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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.