In the Division of Criminal Justice this class is accountable for the preparation and/or maintenance of payroll, agency accounts, financial statements or other bookkeeping and record keeping functions.
Works under the general supervision of the DCJ Director of Financial Services.
May lead clerical employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Assists in the preparation of payroll or independently prepares components of a payroll such as shift differential, holidays and overtime;
Maintains bookkeeping and other financial records for an agency;
Keeps 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, statements and budget preparations;
oral and written communication skills
in performing arithmetical computations;
perform general clerical tasks;
operate a variety of office equipment which may include 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.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(53)-DCJ NON-MANAGER EXMP
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 DCJ Financial Clerk in Salary Group CJ 12 approved effective March 18, 1999. (Revised to modify Substitutions Allowed, modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-146