In a state agency this class is accountable for the preparation and/or maintenance of payroll, agency accounts, financial statements, cash accounting or other bookkeeping and record keeping functions in an agency.
Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.
May lead lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Assists in preparation of payroll or independently prepares components of a payroll such as shift differential, holidays and overtime;
Maintains agency bookkeeping and other financial records;
Maintains cash journals and ledgers;
Assists in preparing financial statements and budgets;
Balances and reconciles accounts;
Reviews incoming bids for compliance with purchase orders;
May prepare reports;
May handle money or checks;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
basic bookkeeping, accounting, and financial record keeping procedures;
payroll procedures, financial terminology and coding, statements and budget preparations;
oral and written communication skills;
performing arithmetical computations;
perform general clerical tasks;
handle large amounts of money;
operate a variety of office equipment which includes computers, tablets, and other electronic equipment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of clerical experience in accounting, financial record keeping or bookkeeping.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training 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 two (2) years.
Persons having responsibility for supervising or observing the behavior of inmates or custodial clients will be required to possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certification by the time of permanent appointment.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(07)-ADMN CLERICAL (NP-3)
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.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Financial Clerk in Salary Group CL 12 approved effective June 08, 2023. (Revised to modify Substitutions Allowed and content) Final No. 23-146