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CT - Associate Accounts Examiner

  • 1.  CT - Associate Accounts Examiner

    Posted 02-23-2023 11:56 AM
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 02-23-2023 11:56 AM

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    The State of Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) is currently accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Associate Accounts Examiner in the Investigations Division!


    The mission of the CT DCP is to ensure a fair and equitable marketplace, safe products and services for consumers in the industries that we license, regulate and enforce.
    DCP's Investigations Division is charged with ensuring the integrity of fundraising activities of public charities and compliance with statutes and regulations governing such activities and compliance.
    • Support the regulation of fundraising activities within the State of Connecticut
    • Respond to the public and partners regarding inquiries pertaining to the business practices of charities soliciting in the state
    • Investigate and bring into compliance non-credentialed charities
    • Handle complaints and conduct audits and inspections as assigned

    • Monday - Friday
    • Full-time
    • First shift
    • Location: Hartford, CT
    • Hybrid work environment (combination of on-site and remote work)
    Watch the video below to see what it's like to be a State of Connecticut employee!


    To Apply:

    • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this 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.
    • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
    • 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.
    • All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate's obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.

    Important Information After You Apply:

    • 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.
    • Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
    • 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.
    Connect With Us:

    Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account. Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Frank DeCusati at frank.decusati@ct.gov or 860-713-5176.


    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.


    • 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.


    • Considerable knowledge of 
      • professional accounting and auditing principles and practices; 
      • governmental and commercial accounting; 
    • Skills 
      • 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.


    Seven (7) years of experience in accounting or auditing.


    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.


    • 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 examining financial documents and data to determine submission errors
      • Experience interpreting financial reports for compliance with internal control procedures and Federal, State and Municipal laws, statutes, and regulations
      • Experience reviewing and testing modifications to computerized systems
      • Experience working with public charities or non-profits
      • Experience designing and implementing tests to ensure accuracy and compliance with State and Federal regulations and laws


      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.


      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.

      Frank DeCusati
      Leadership Associate
      State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services
      Hartford CT
      (860) 713-5176