Are you an accounting professional at the Department of Transportation looking to learn from specialists in your field?
Do you want to make an impaCT every day?
If so, read below and apply today!
CONTINUE TO ENJOY
- Industry leading health benefits, including medical and dental coverage.
- Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings.
- Paid time off including 13 paid holidays per calendar year.
- Learn more about what sets us apart as an employer with our Employer Value Proposition.
- Professional growth and development opportunities.
- On-site low-cost fitness center, on-site cafeteria and Electric Vehicle (EV) charging.
- Alternate work schedule opportunities.
- Ample free parking with easy access from major highways or by public transportation.
- Tuition reimbursement.
- The State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer. You may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service. Click here for more information.
- Work for a Forbes top company: State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedules
- Join an award winning agency! CTDOT was recently awarded the Employer of the Year award by the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers (CSCE)!
- Full time, 40 hours per week
- Monday through Friday
- First Shift
- Location: Newington
- This position is eligible to apply for telework after successful completion of the working test period, and thereafter, in accordance with the Telework Policy. The Policy can be found here.
The Associate Accounts Examiner will work with a team of other Associate Accounts Examiners, Accounts Examiners and Accounting Career Trainees. Responsibilities include performance of audits, reviewing, training and special assignments as needed. This position may function as lead auditor for Accounts Examiners/Accounting Career Trainees, in performance of audits and assist in staff training.
WHO WE ARE
The mission of the Connecticut Department of Transportation is to provide a safe and efficient intermodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region. We are looking for energetic and driven team players who are passionate about serving the public and about the work we do to deliver the DOT's mission. To learn more about our mission, vision and values, please click here.
- In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above 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.
- The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
- In order to receive educational credits toward qualification for this job posting, the institution must be accredited. If the institution of higher learning is located outside of the U.S., you are responsible for providing documentation from a recognized USA accrediting service which specializes in determining foreign education equivalencies to the recruiter listed on this job posting.
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- Please select all location(s) and shift(s) you are willing to work on your application. Failure to do so may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific location or shift.
- For current state employees, salary calculations are not necessarily comparable from one of the three branches of state government (i.e., Executive, Legislative, Judicial) to the other.
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- This posting may require 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 (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the questionnaire's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
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- 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, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
- Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
- The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
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PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency this class is accountable for performing highly complex and difficult examination work involving the financial records of state agencies, businesses, municipalities, or other entities. This class may also be accountable for working lead or consultative responsibility.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
- Performs highly complex and difficult examination work involving the financial records of State agencies, businesses, municipalities, or other entities receiving money distributed and monitored by the State;
- Determines priorities;
- Assigns and reviews work;
- Establishes and maintains unit procedures;
- 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;
- Examines complex and varied financial documents and data submitted;
- Researches historical and/or other related data as needed;
- Analyzes and compares data to determine appropriate status or action;
- Determines compliance of documents or procedures with laws, regulations and any state or federal requirements;
- Holds meetings with audit subjects;
- May participate in conferences and hearings;
- May coordinate unit workflow;
- Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
- Considerable knowledge of
- professional accounting and auditing principles and practices;
- governmental and commercial accounting;
- interpersonal skills;
- oral and written communication skills;
- Considerable ability to
- analyze financial records, documents, and reports;
- prepare reports including narrative and statistical sections;
- Supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of experience in accounting or auditing.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the professional level.
NOTE: Professional level accounting or auditing is interpreted as work performed as a professional Accountant, Auditor, or Accounts Examiner with responsibility for the exercise of independent analysis and judgement in the application of professional accounting principles and practices.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
- College training in accounting or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
- A Master's degree in accounting may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
- Certification as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor may be substituted for one (1) year of the General and Special Experience.
- Experience with auditing and auditing principals.
- Experience Auditing State and Federally funded projects.
- Experience analyzing State of CT Agreements and Extra Work letters.
- Knowledge and Experience in applying Federal Acquisition Regulations to audit work.
- Experience with accounting practices and procedures as prescribed by Government Auditing Standards.
- Experience using CORE-CT, EPM and DOT Viewport.
- Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Teams used in remote work.
- Developed analytical, writing, communication, and other skills.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
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.
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.