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Job Title: Accounting Careers Trainee
Location: Newington, CT United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 04/08/2024
Expire Date: 06/08/2024
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing
Job Description
Accounting Careers Trainee
Are you a recent Accounting graduate looking to learn from specialists in your field? Does working with numbers while simultaneously helping the Department of Transportation accomplish its mission resonate with you? If so, come make an impact by serving your State! Read below & apply today!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT), is now accepting applications to fill one (1) Accounting Careers Trainee position with a target class of Accounts Examiner in the Office of External Audits which is part of the CTDOT Bureau of Finance and Administration.

What We Can Offer You:
NEW: A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nationís best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetownís Center on Health Insurance Reform an article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D., along with comprehensive benefit offerings
Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
Paid time off including 13 paid holidays per calendar year
A culture that encourages work/life balance
Professional growth and development opportunities
Ample free parking with easy access from major highways or by public transportation
The convenience of an on-site, low-cost fitness center, on-site cafeteria, and Electric Vehicle (EV) charging at our Newington, CT Headquarters facility.
Work for a Forbes top company: State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule
State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service. Click here for more information.

The Role: This position is primarily responsible for performing the oversight of agreed upon procedure reviews of DOT projects for consultants, municipalities, utilities, and railroads. You will learn how to apply the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARS) to project costs being audited. You will utilize DOT audit programs / workpapers and develop an understanding of DOT consultant agreements (contracts) including the various provisions that are subject to compliance testing in the audits. You will learn the external audit units review and quality assurance procedures and utilize the State and DOT systems (CORE-CT and Viewport) to capture project costs and project budget data. You will work with other units within the DOT that manage the project closeout process and learn about the variety of project types including any specific rules/associated regulations that effect the performance of the audits.

You will perform complex reviews of DOT projects using agreed upon procedures.
You will closeout projects/agreements with consulting engineering firms, municipalities, utilities, and railroads.
You will assist the Director of External Audits to develop unit performance metrics and other statistical data for DOT management.
You will review single audit reports for compliance with applicable regulations and perform other duties as assigned, etc.
Note: As an Accounting Careers Trainee you will be a part of a 1- or 2-year training program depending on your level of education.
The length of the training program is 2 years for individuals with a bachelorís degree in accounting or in a closely related business field with at least 15 semester hours in accounting.
The length of the training program is 1 year for individuals with a masterís degree in accounting or in a closely related business field with at least 15 semester hours in accounting.
The length of the training program for an individual who earns a masterís degree in accounting or in a closely related business field with at least 15 semester hours in accounting while assigned to this classification is 1 year from the date the masterís degree is conferred or the end of the original 2-year training period, whichever comes first.
Salary Note:

Minimum Requirements

Hiring Rate

Completion of 1 year of Training

Bachelor's degree with 15 semester hours in accounting

Step 3 $56,886.00

Step 5: $60,714.00

Bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours in accounting

Step 5: $60,714.00

Step 7: $64,554.00

Master's degree in a related field and 15 credits in accounting

Step 5: $60,714.00

Step 7: $64,554.00

Master's degree in a related field and 30 semester hours in accounting

Step 6: $62,639.00

Step 7: $64,554.00

Position Details:
Full-time, 40 hours/week
Monday - Friday
Located in Newington, CT
Telework Policy: This position is eligible to apply for telework after successful completion of the working test period, and thereafter, in accordance with the Telework Policy. The Policy can be found here: chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/OPM/OLR/Notices/2021-TW-final-agreement-with-arbitrated-issue-included.pdf. Employees in their initial working test period must work on site in the office

DOT Mission: It is the DOT's mission to provide a safe and efficient intermodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region.
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