Middlesex County

Account Assistant

Job Locations US-NJ-New Brunswick
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/23/2021 12:00 AM)
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Title:  Account Assistant (Civil Service Title:  Account Clerk)


Reports To:  Division Manager, Fiscal Management



Supports fiscal grant functions as assigned and supports working in cooperation with Office staff, other county staff and grantees. Additionally, will act as a back-up to Division Manager. 


  • Establish and amend County budgets for all Office grants.
  • Establish and amend all State Office grants (Area Plan Contract, Respite, PASP and SHIP).
  • Create and revise budgets as needed for approximately 65 programs.
  • Responsible for quarterly State reports for 4 grants.
  • Work with auditors on a bi-annual basis.
  • Cross trained in different responsibilities with the Fiscal Division
  • Required to learn to utilize various computer programs: SAMS, SAGE, One Solution, Word, and Excel for example.
  • Ability to provide advice and technical assistance
  • Maintains the essential records and files
  • Ability to write descriptive reports using proper style and format.
  • Ability to orally express oneself clearly and concisely, imparting information, answering questions, and explaining activities and/or directions in a manner appropriate for listeners.
  • Ability to develop written communication material to convey information concerning a range of subject related to the agency’s progress.
  • Ability to carry out recurring assignments independently and in accord with established procedures, policies, and previous experience.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relations with supervisors, coworkers, and grantees.
  • Clerical Responsibilities, as needed
  • Works to promote a healthy work environment.


Bachelor’s degree with 15 accounting credits at a minimum. Accounting degree a plus.


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