Job Specification 21532
Under supervision , of a supervisor in a state department,
institution, or agency, performs bookkeeping tasks and other
simple, routine, repetitive clerical work; does other related
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative
purposes only. A particular position using this title may not
perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely,
all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Maintains double entry bookkeeping records involving making
entries in journals and posting to ledgers and other records.
Maintains records of receipts and disbursements which include
Reconciles bank accounts.
Balances and adjusts accounts and prepares trial balances.
May collect and compile data for inclusion in budget requests,
financial statements, and other reports.
May maintain budgetary accounts.
May determine accounts to which orders and vouchers are charged
or to be charged.
May use varied types of common office machines in temporary
assignments where skill and speed are not primary requirements
and special training is not necessary.
Makes calculations and extensions.
Maintains records and files.
In the Department Human Services, may be required to undergo fire
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by the
agency, office, or related units.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license
valid in NJ only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than
employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Ability to organize assigned bookkeeping and other related work
and to develop effective work methods.
Ability to perform bookkeeping tasks, including the calculation
of percentages and discounts, the posting of entries in ledgers,
cash books, journals, and other records, the maintenance of a
double entry set of books, the preparation of trial balances, and
the reconciliation of bank accounts after a period of training.
Ability to compile data and the prepare financial and other
reports and statements.
Ability to maintain records and files.
Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in
English sufficiently to perform duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as
acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If
the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the
employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
CODES: 07/A06 - 2l532 MCK 4/12/99