SENIOR AUDIT ACCOUNT CLERK
Under the direction of a Principal Audit Account Clerk or
supervisory officer in a State department, institution, or
agency, examines and checks calculations for completeness and
accuracy, makes determinations and computations requiring a
working knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, and
policies, prepares and verifies payrolls, and/or may take the
lead in a group of Audit-Account Clerks or other clerical
employees; does other related work.
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:
May take the lead in the clerical phase of the auditing and
accounting work of the unit, assists in developing effective work
May instruct individuals and groups engaged in the work of the
Examines audits and varied reports to determine whether charges
assessed and arithmetic calculations are correct.
Takes the lead in the computation and preparation of payrolls,
and the checking of invoices, vouchers, requisitions, benefits
claims, and miscellaneous statements and certificates.
Maintains cash records and prepares journal entries.
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.
Prepares and assists in preparing summaries and reports from
Maintains records and files.
May 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.
One (1) year of experience in the preparation,
review and verification of financial records for correctness,
completeness, and legality.
Appointee will be required to possess a driver's
license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle,
rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the
essential duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of payroll and related methods, procedures, and
routines and their application to clerical accounting and
Knowledge of office procedures, equipment and machines.
Knowledge of the procedures used to maintain and check financial
records and documents.
Ability to examine and check financial statements, reports, and
other documents for accuracy, completeness, and conformance
Ability to check arithmetic calculations for correctness.
Ability to record varied types of financial entries and to
balance books and accounts.
Ability to calculate deductions and prepare and verify payrolls.
Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written
Ability to provide suitable assignments and instructions to the
Audit-Account Clerks and other clerical employees.
Ability to prepare replies to routine correspondence.
Ability to use varied common office machines in temporary
assignments where skill and speed are not a primary requirement
and special training is not necessary.
Ability to assist with the preparation of reports and summaries
based on source information.
Ability to maintain records and files.
Ability to learn 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, or communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the 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 the 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.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.