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  • 1.  CT-Accountant

    Posted 08-24-2021 10:29 AM
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 08-24-2021 10:29 AM
    The State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (DAS) houses a number of distinct programs that comprise the business functions of state government, including information technology, human resources, procurement, facilities and real estate, construction services, fleet, workers compensation and more united in a common mission to:
    • Support Connecticut's Growth - To serve our citizens, businesses, state agencies and other branches of government by providing the highest quality services at the lowest possible cost.
    • Drive Continuous Innovation - To increase the efficiency and effectiveness of state government using best practices from the public and private sectors.
    • Provide Rewarding Careers - To attract and retain a workforce of talented, dedicated public servants committed to leading our great state forward.
    The DAS Business Office Budget Unit, which supports multiple agencies in a range of financial and fiscal services, is currently recruiting for two (2) Accountant positions.  
    What's in It for You - Comprehensive Benefits: 
    • Industry leading health benefits, including medical and dental coverage; 
    • Comprehensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings; 
    • Retirement healthcare offerings; 
    • Professional growth and development opportunities;  
    This are full time, 40 hours per week, positions located in Hartford, CT.


    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 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.


    • Experience with governmental accounting and budgeting;
    • Experience preparing, analyzing and reconciling accounting and budget records and reports; 
    • Experience prioritizing work assignments;
    • Experience using Microsoft Excel creating Pivot tables using functions, VLookup, and assembling two or more formulas into one;
    • Experience in creating PowerPoint presentations;
    • Experience with PeopleSoft Financial systems.  


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

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    Raisa Capellan
    Human Resources Specialist
    Connecticut Office of Policy & Management
    Hartford CT