WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
- Full-Time, 40 hours per week
- Monday through Friday
- Location: 165 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106
- Hybrid (office/telework) may be available
DISCOVER THE OPPORTUNITY TO
- Supervise the processing of statewide payroll, which includes the successful execution and balancing of the Actuals Distribution, Re-Distribution, GL outbound Interface and Tax Deduction Extracts, including the executing and balancing of AP and Projects interface;
- Make recommendations to upper management on guidelines and best practices for processing payroll in Core-CT;
- Document and improve business processes by implementing and validating system upgrades and bugs or fixes, developing technical documentation, and delivering documents, presentations, and training;
- Develop and troubleshoot reports, data, queries, spreadsheets and documents;
- Act as a liaison across HCM modules including payroll and integration with Benefits, HR and the Financials application;
- Resolve system problems in partnership with Central Payroll and agencies to ensure that payroll is processed accurately for all 70,000 personnel on a scheduled basis;
- Create communications and convey technical information, new processes, and updates to central and statewide users.
ABOUT THE OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER
The Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) is an agency whose mission is to provide accounting and financial services, administer employee and retiree benefits, develop accounting policy and exercise accounting oversight, and prepare financial reports for the state, federal and municipal governments, and the public.
We are located in the State Office Building at 165 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT. This state-of-the-art building offers free garage parking, an on-site cafeteria, and ergonomic workspaces.
The Information Technology division is an inter-agency team that maintains Core-CT, used by over 10,000 state employees for financial, human resources, and payroll functions. The division maintains and upgrades Core-CT, investigates issues, maintains the comptroller’s technical infrastructure, and performs web development for the comptroller’s communication sites.
- To be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the Office of the State Comptroller for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
- Please ensure that your application is complete before submitting it. To comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You cannot make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
- 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 period. It is the candidate’s obligation and accountability to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such an exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER YOU APPLY
- Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board daily to monitor their status, view all emailed notices, and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
- This posting may require the completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders daily in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
- At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation that supports their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, transcripts, diplomas, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
- The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
- Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
- Candidates who are offered and accept a position with the State of Connecticut are bound by the State Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees which is available at www.ct.gov/ethics.
CONNECT WITH US
- Due to the large volume of applications received, the State of Connecticut cannot confirm receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account.
- If you have any questions on this recruitment, please contact Sara Garrett at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-702-3572.
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PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Administrative Services or Office of the State Comptroller this class is accountable for supervising staff assigned to statewide Core-CT Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) fiscal functions including integrated financials, supply chain management or enterprise services automation modules.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Oversees assigned Core-CT ERP module; schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; plans workflow; establishes and maintains unit procedures; determines priorities and allocation of resources; establishes guidelines and best practices for assigned module areas; determines and understands business and project requirements; develops solutions for agency issues within parameters of systems; identifies gaps and risks within various project elements; develops contingency plans to address gaps and major risks; maps processes to meet business needs, evaluating and redefining processes; communicates requirements to information technology staff for design and implementation of business solutions; tests, performs troubleshooting analysis and resolves complex problems; communicates difficult or complex issues and resolutions clearly and effectively to staff and agency users; acts as liaison across modules, with operating units, information technology staff and agencies; oversees development of training programs that are applicable to assigned module; determines and addresses training gaps; develops communication strategy that educates, informs and keeps users up to date with best practices; maintains ongoing list of requests and modifications under consideration; develops comprehensive reports; participates in module and cross-module team meetings; develops procedures and documentation relating to assigned modules including creation and revisions to job aids; makes presentations; may participate in module project audit tasks; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of Peoplesoft or ERP (system) integrated module knowledge; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of public administration, governmental budget management and accounting including project costing; considerable knowledge of the integration of modules; considerable knowledge of grants and contract preparation and administration; considerable knowledge of purchasing principles and procedures; considerable knowledge of asset management; considerable knowledge of and ability to map business processes; considerable knowledge of and ability to utilize programming logic, validation testing, script writing, SQL and other troubleshooting software; knowledge of project management principles and techniques; knowledge of business re-engineering process; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to prepare and analyze financial documents and reports;; considerable ability to understand how the application does or does not support the State’s business process; considerable ability to identify, analyze and resolve highly complex business problems; considerable ability to utilize Enterprise Resource Planning systems for financial management; considerable ability to conduct task analysis; considerable ability to gather technical information and effectively communicate to the appropriate source; ability to train and make presentations; supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of professional experience as a business analyst operating within financial systems.
Business analyst is defined as serving as a liaison between business units, technology and support teams interpreting the business needs of an organization and translating into application and operational requirements.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a professional capacity independently performing a complex tasks in support of an integrated financials Enterprise Resource Planning system at the level of ERP Financials Business Specialist.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training in business administration, accounting, finance, public administration or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. Master's degree in public administration, business administration or accounting may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
3. For State Employees two (2) years of experience as an ERP Financials Business Specialist may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
- Experience processing and reviewing transactions in the PeopleSoft Payroll Module, including integration with other PeopleSoft HCM and Financial modules, and applying State of CT Payroll Principles and Policies.
- Experience managing and maintaining priorities and tasks on projects, providing necessary documentation of progress, and addressing project details.
- Experience interpreting, analyzing, and documenting business requirements.
- Experience communicating information to diverse populations, including verbal and written communication, presenting to large groups and senior management, and conducting training classes.
- Experience utilizing Microsoft Teams to communicate in a team atmosphere, Microsoft Office software to develop resources, and Visio.
Employees in this class may be required to travel.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGES AND THOSE RECEIVED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE INDICATED ABOVE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
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. If you require accommodations under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Sara Garrett at email@example.com