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Controller

Company: Government Finance Officers of Connecticut
Location: Hartford
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

-C invites applicationsfor the position of: Controller Salary : $78,650.26 - $101,121.80 Annually Department: Finance Opening Date : 03/02/22 Closing Date: 03/23/22 05:00 PM Description Vacancy is in the Accounting andControl Division of the Finance Department.Under supervision, assists in the administration and direction of allaccounting operations for the City of Hartford . Plansand administers central accounting for the City and oversees the preparation ofall financial reports . Manages and directs the operations of accounting,pre-audit and payroll. Plans and oversees the preparation of AnnualComprehensive Financial Report . Ensures adherence to Governmental Accounting, Auditingand Financial Reporting Standards . Maintains the centralized accounting and financialmanagement systems . Maintainsthe integrity of the financial system, security levels and controls . Participates inplanning the general policies and programs for the overall financial managementof the City . Supervisesactivities of pre-audit, payroll and accounting . Schedules,assigns and reviews the work of subordinate personnel. Performs related work as required . This is a HMEA unionposition. The hours of work for this position are 40 per week and the abovesalary includes 5% in lieu ofovertime. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS& ABILITIES: The examination may include a writtentest, a performance test, an oral test, a typing test, or a combination thereof . All parts of theexamination, includingtests andratings, will be related totherequirements of the position . Theexamination is designed to measure: Knowledge of Government Accounting,Auditing and Financial Reporting Standards; Knowledge and skills to oversee themanagement of an automated financial management system; Ability to organize andpresent clear and comprehensive oral and written reports; Ability to establishand maintain sound governmental financial practices; Ability to coordinate , supervise, train , andexpedite the work of a large professional staff in the performance of majoraccounting functions . Physical Demands and Working Conditions Work isperformed primarily in an office environment with some travel to differentsites . QUALIFICATIONS: Open to all applicants who meet thefollowing qualifications: Bachelor'sDegree with major course work in accounting, financeor businessadministration and Five (5) years of responsible professional accountingexperience including three (3) years in a supervisory capacity . Master's degree in businessadministration with a concentration in accounting or finance may be substitutedfor one (1) year of the experience requirement. Additional coursework or experience in computer-relatedsubjects is desirable . A COPY OF YOUR DIPLOMAOR TRANSCRIPT MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOURAPPLICATION. A DIPLOMA OR TRANSCRIPT SUBMITTED WILL BE VERIFIED BY THE HUMANRESOURCES DEPARTMENT. HARTFORD RESIDENCY PREFERRED. Preferably be a bona-fide resident of theCityof Hartford at the time of application. A completed CITY OF HARTFORDRESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT including proof of residency as indicated on the RESIDENCYAFFIDAVIT may besubmitted . APPLICATION MUST BECOMPLETED IN ITS ENTIRETY, INCLUDING REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. APPLICATIONSWITHOUT PROPER DOCUMENTATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION. APPLICATIONS VIA FACSIMILE OR EMAIL ARE NOTACCEPTED. OTHERINFORMATION: If selected, you will be required topass a physical examination administered by a City physician, a drug andalcohol screening, and a background check . If appointed, you will serve 3-12 months of probation . This examination andemployment process is subject to all federal, state, and municipal laws, rulesand regulations. ALL CORRESPONDENCE ANDINFORMATION CONCERNING THE APPLICATION AND TESTING PROCESS WILL OCCUR THROUGHEMAIL. VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: PreferentialPoints may be given to Eligible Veterans . Must submit a Veteran'sPreference Form, along with a DD-214 and Disability letter (if applicable)from the Office of Veteran's Affairs . The Human ResourcesDepartment provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities inaccordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need anaccommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the HumanResources Department. AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITYEMPLOYER The City of Hartford is an equalopportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages theapplications of women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities . HumanResources Department 550 Main Street * 1.Describeyourexperienceinaleadorsupervisoryrole.Whattypeoforganization? How many years? How manystaff members did you lead/supervise? What were the job titles of those youlead/supervised? * 2. You need to hirefinancial staff, How do you find the bestcandidates? 3. What strategies do you use to monitor and evaluate the performance ofyour team?

Keywords: Government Finance Officers of Connecticut, Hartford , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Hartford, Connecticut

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