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CT-Accounts Examiner

  • 1.  CT-Accounts Examiner

    Posted 08-12-2021 01:23 PM
    Job Opening: Accounts Examiner - Department of Administrative Services (jobapscloud.com)

    Are you an experienced Accountant or Auditor, looking for a fulfilling opportunity with a great work life balance? Do you have experience auditing in a casino environment? If so we encourage you to apply today!

    The State of Connecticut, Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) is currently recruiting for multiple Accounts Examiner positions. These current openings will be based out of 450 Columbus Boulevard in Hartford, CT.

    Job Highlights

    • Full-time
    • 40 hours per week
    • Monday-Friday
    Who We Are:

    The mission of the DCP is to ensure a fair and equitable marketplace as well as safe products and services for consumers in the industries that it regulates.

    Anticipated duties of these Accounts Examiner positions within the Gaming Audit Division include, but are not limited to:

    • Assisting in the audits of the two Native American Casinos in the state.
    • Key duties include detailed audits of system-generated slot tickets, and promotions that use slot machines to award promotional credits (Free Slot Play, eBonus, etc.).
    • These positions are also responsible for performing additional duties which include periodic auditing of the support documentation regarding deductions from the gross slot machine win; reconciliation of primary and secondary jackpot deductions from the gross slot machine win, claimed as a Wide-Area Progressive Network (WAPN) participant, to jackpots reported by the third party WAPN operator; conducting initial reviews of applications for licensing and license renewal, with emphasis on the review of all financial information, including tax returns, submitted as part of the applications, to ascertain whether there are any inconsistencies or apparent omissions with the information provided;
    • Other related duties can be found here.
    As a state employee, you will be open to a terrific work life balance and competitive benefits package. This includes; excellent health care, generous leave policies, a retirement plan, a deferred compensation program, and more!


    Applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application.

    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, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.

    This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.

    The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

    Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Neumann at jennifer.neumann@ct.gov and reference the recruitment number.


    In a state agency this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the examination of financial records of state agencies, businesses, municipalities or other entities.


    Conducts or participates in examinations of financial records and documents of state agencies, businesses, municipalities or other organizations which are monitored by the state; prepares for examinations by reviewing prior audit reports, financial statements, budgets or other available data; for an on-site audit meets with officials of organization being examined to discuss audit procedures, answers questions and obtains necessary information and records; utilizes EDP systems for financial records, reports and analysis; examines various financial records including revenue, expenditure, payroll and grant accounting; examines and reconciles accounting records with supporting data, such as vouchers, invoices and cash receipts; determines compliance of various complex financial documents with applicable regulations; examines accounting methods and procedures to ensure compliance with accepted accounting principles, laws and regulations and state or federal requirements; for an on-site audit reviews and discusses audit findings with officials of organization audited; prepares unit reports explaining results and making recommendations; may participate in hearings or conferences; may prepare remittance schedules for collection or delinquent accounts and arrange for attachments as required; performs related duties as required.


    Knowledge of and ability to apply professional accounting and auditing principles and practices; knowledge of and ability to apply relevant statutes and regulations; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to analyze financial records, documents and reports; ability to prepare comprehensive reports including narrative and statistical sections; ability to utilize EDP systems for financial management.


    Six (6) years of experience in accounting or auditing.


    Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at the paraprofessional level. Work at the paraprofessional level requires the exercise of some independent judgment in applying basic accounting principles and may be compared to the level of a full charge bookkeeper. For state employees this is the level of Assistant Accountant.


    1. 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.
    2. A Master's degree in Accounting may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
    3. Certification in any of the following may be substituted for one (1) year of the General and Special Experience: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor.
    4. Two (2) years of experience as an Assistant Accountant may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.


    The preferred candidate will have:

    • Experience auditing in a casino environment.
    • Experience applying State and Federal tax laws, statutes, and regulations.
    • Experience using Excel and Word for auditing.
    • Experience expressing ideas in writing and in group situations.


    Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.



    The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

    Jennifer Neumann
    Human Resources Associate
    State of Connecticut
    Hartford CT