Auditor Accountant Trainee (2023-020-P)
TITLE: Auditor Accountant Trainee OPEN TO: General Public
DIVISION: Department Wide TITLE CODE: 50961 RANGE: P95
UNIT: Various WORKWEEK: 35 Hours
LOCATION: Trenton, New Jersey & Lawrenceville, New Jersey
SALARY RANGE: $ 46,431.86 - $ 48,531.07
The State of New Jersey, Department of the Treasury is seeking Auditor Accountant Trainees within various units across the Department. As a trainee and productive worker, Auditor Accountant Trainees perform work involved in making field and office audits, evaluating program objectives and effectiveness, appraising the utilization of fiscal resources, and/or in keeping financial records and reports in a state department, institution, or agency. Appointees to a Trainee title will serve a four (4) month working test period and a one (1) year training period concurrently. Upon successful completion of one (1) year training period, the incumbent will be advanced to the journeyman title. A Civil Service examination is not required for this advancement.
The standard workweek is Monday through Friday. The position offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, prescription, and prescription drug coverage, benefit leave, Pension, supplemental pension plan, tax saving programs, and paid holidays. These positions may be eligible to participate in the Department's pilot telework program, which offers eligible employees the opportunity to work remotely for up to two (2) days per week, as approved by management. Details will be made available throughout the interview process.
Positions are available within the offices listed below. A preference form must be completed and included with your submission in order to be considered. Interviews will be granted based on the resume.
- Office of Administrative Law
- Office of Management & Budget
- Unclaimed Property Administration
- Division Pensions & Benefits
- Division of the State Lottery
POSITION REQUIREMENTS - TRACK 1 POSITIONS
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree, including or supplemented by twenty-one (21) semester hour credit in professional accounting courses which may include courses in municipal or government accounting. Proof of degree and 21-semester credits is required.
Note: Possession of a valid Certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or Registration as a Public Accountant issued by the New Jersey State Board of Accountancy may be substituted for the required degree in accounting.
Advancement: Positions assigned to career track 1 will advance to the corresponding journey level title upon the successful completion of the trainee period. Track 1 trainees advance to the Accountant 3, Auditor 1, Auditor 3 Taxation, Financial Examiner, or Municipal Finance Auditor 3 titles. For more information, please visit https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/50961.htm.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS - TRACK 2 POSITIONS
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree, including or supplemented by twenty-one (21) semester hour credit in any combination of Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, or Finance courses.
Advancement: Positions assigned to career track 2 will advance to the corresponding journey level title upon the successful completion of the trainee period. Track 2 trainees advance to the Administrative Analyst 1, Fiscal Management title. For more information, please visit https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/50961.htm.
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY
If you are qualified, please submit the documents listed below by 5:00 p.m. on April 28, 2023:
- Cover letter/Letter of interest
- Copy of transcript (unofficial copy reflecting credits in the required courses)
- Preference Form (must be completed in its entirety. Changes will not be accepted after submission)
Treasury Employment Recruiter
Email address: EmploymentRecruiter@treas.nj.gov
(Please list the “ 2023-020-P – Auditor Accountant Trainee” in the Subject Line)
Submissions must be received timely to the email address listed above in order to be considered. Failure to submit all required documents may result in an ineligibility determination. Interviews will be granted on the basis of the resume.