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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.


 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
 petty cash.

 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
 training classes.

 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
 the position.


 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
 related units.

 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