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7/26/2012 - Accountant


Job Opportunity

County of Cumberland

790 E. Commerce St.  Bridgeton, N.J. 08302 

July 26, 2012


Office of the Treasurer

Accountant (Provisional Pending Civil Service Procedures)

Starting Salary: $34,320


 Duties: Reports to the County Treasurer/Acting Chief Financial Officer and/or the County Division Head for Finance; under direction, performs the routine accounting work involved in preparing financial statements and in maintaining an accounting system; does other related duties; performs the routine work involved in auditing and recording expense invoices and prepares, audits, and edits reports of costs and other financial summaries and statements; checks disbursements for adherence to contractual obligations; compiles financial data and prepares accounting and expense reports. 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.

Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree including or supplemented by twenty-one (21) semester hour credits in professional accounting subjects. Ability to follow precise directions. Good organizational and analytical skills. Possession of a valid NJ Driver’s License. Candidate must have working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and other Microsoft applications.

Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Work shifts include one-hour unpaid meal breaks.

Note: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness screening and criminal background checks.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to the Personnel Assistant at or fax to 856-453-0361. Deadline for submission is August 9, 2012.

The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer