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Finance Specialist (Accounts Payable/Purchasing) - Office of Financial Management, Hartford Pub[...]

Company: Government Finance Officers of Connecticut
Location: Hartford
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

Position: Finance Specialist (Accounts Payable/Purchasing) - Office of Financial Management, Hartford Public Schools Municipality: Hartford Close Date: 11/21/2016 Description:
Public Schools


POSTED: November 7, 2016

CLOSING DATE: November 21, 2016

POSITION: Finance Specialist (Accounts Payable / Purchasing) -
Office of Financial Management

REPORTS TO: Controller

SUMMARY: Assist in developing, calculating and maintaining financial records/statements with primary emphasis on expenditure of funds.


  • Perform pre-audit and post-audit functions for all purchase requisitions, payment vouchers, procurement card purchases, employee reimbursements and invoices for the Hartford Public School district.
  • Coordinate and process the liquidation of encumbrances for year-end as well as during the year working with school sites/cost center managers and financial management staff to ensure full utilization of resources within approved allocations.
  • Advise school sites/cost center managers of existing policies and guidelines regarding purchase requisitions, payment vouchers, procurement cards, travel advances, employee reimbursements and other financial instruments in use.
  • Complete the preparation of account reconciliations and verifications, and prepare and process journal voucher corrections as needed.
  • Assist in the preparation and processing of the total district budget for various expenditures.
  • Assist in the performance of accounting and analytical tasks and computations.
  • Provide advisory services, training, and assistance to school sites/cost center managers and/or school financial personnel regarding all financial matters, financial systems, and all finance documents/transactions.
  • Assist in the monthly and year-end closing and participate in all internal and external audit reviews as necessary.
  • Review and process billings and receivables; analyze and reconcile bank statements and other financial statements as directed.
  • May be required to perform additional related duties as assigned.
    *The above essential duties and responsibilities are not intended as a comprehensive list - they are intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this position.

    • Any combination of education, training and/or experience equivalent to high school diploma, supplemented by college level courses in accounting or related field, and three (3) years' experience in accounting, budget management or related field. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred.
    • Working knowledge of governmental accounting principles and practices.
    • Working knowledge of computer applications, i.e. Microsoft Word, Access, Excel and Windows. MUNIS knowledge preferred.
    • Knowledge of school finances a plus.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of administration.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

      SALARY AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 12 Month Work Year Hartford Educational Support Personnel (HESP) Grid-C500 $55,764-$67,186 (2016-2017)

      UNION AFFILIATION: Hartford Educational Support Personnel (HESP)

      APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All current internal and external applicants must submit an online application. To apply please visit http://hartfordschools.tedk12.com/hire and follow the appropriate link.

      An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/V/D

      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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