NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
POSTING #: 21-00070
TITLE: Auditor Accountant Trainee
ISSUE DATE: 6/4/2021
TITLE CODE: 50961
CLOSING DATE: 6/21/2021
DIVISION: Inspector General
UNIT: Office of Internal Audit
WORK WEEK: 35 hours
The New Jersey Department of Transportation( NJDOT) is seeking candidates for the position of Auditor Accountant Trainee within the Office of Inspector General, Office of Internal Audit (OIA). Auditor Accountant Trainees are assigned a 35 – hour work week. Current starting salary is $43,753 and after six months is $45,731. As a NJ State Department, NJDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package including Health Care (medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision care), Pension, Deferred Compensation, 12 paid holidays, and Benefit Leave (12 vacation days, 15 sick days, and 3 administrative days). Standard workweek is Monday through Friday.
The Office of Inspector General contains four units: Office of Internal Audit, Internal Investigations Unit, Ethics and Special Projects Unit and the Open Public Records Act (OPRA)/Records Management/Tort Litigation Unit. OIA’s primary role is to conduct independent audits of Department activity. In the course of these audits, Department activity is intensively examined and evaluated for compliance with law, regulations, and Department policies.
OIA provides independent services to the Commissioner and senior management to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities relating to oversight activities and in establishing and maintaining a system of accountability and internal controls.
The primary responsibilities of the Office of Internal Audit involves external audits. The Auditor Accountant Trainee performs audits under the guidance and direction of a supervisor. This includes conducting field and office audits, performing financial and operational audits: auditing the effectiveness and efficiency of agency systems: identifying areas for further investigations:
making evaluations and recommendations: preparing draft audit reports: and performing other related duties as required.
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.
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.
For more information regarding this position, please refer to: http://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/50961.htm
Work Authorization: Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States according to the Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations. NJDOT does not provide sponsorship or accept student OPT/CPT program, F1 or H1B work authorization visas.
Residency: All persons newly hired on or after September 1, 2011 have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain principal residence in the State of New Jersey subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:14 – 7(L.2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act.”
You must apply through the NJDOT website at: https://www.state.nj.us/transportation/about/employ/openings.shtm
Submit a complete packet by the closing date that includes the following documents:
– Application of Employment (link can be found at page listed above)
– Letter of interest
– Current resume
– Copy of unofficial transcript OR foreign degree evaluation
Proof of Degree: You must provide transcript or evaluation of your UNDERGRADUATE degree. Foreign degree evaluation must be evaluated by a USA recognized evaluation service and include your course – by – course evaluation.
Incomplete Packets: Applicants MAY NOT be considered if they fail to provide all requested documents upon initial submittal or fail to follow instructions when submitting electronically. Applicants will be selected for an interview on the basis of their application/resume.
Current State employees: Any appointments made that involve movement may result in a forfeiture of rights to any promotional lists in their former unit.
New Jersey Is An Equal Opportunity Employer