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Temporary Employee Services (TES)- Auditor/Accountant

By September 13, 2022


POSTING #: 22-00228
TITLE: Temporary Employee Services (TES)- Auditor/Accountant

ISSUE DATE: 9/9/2022

CLOSING DATE: 10/7/2022
DIVISION: Accounting and External Audit

UNIT: Agreement Accounting
SALARY: $22 per hour

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is seeking currently enrolled college students who are interested in hourly employment opportunities this fall through summer.

As the State’s Department of Transportation, the NJDOT plans, designs, builds, and maintains New Jersey’s transportation network. The Department is now offering hourly positions that will allow students to work on an hourly basis in the fall of 2022 through the summer of 2023. Hours of work will be determined by the hiring unit, but will not exceed 40 hours per week. It should be noted that the position does not offer a benefits package or telework.

The Division of Accounting and External Audit within the Assistant Commissioner of Finance and Administration
is responsible for Financial Reporting to the NJ Department of Treasury, accounting, and auditing functions for the
NJDOT, OPRA requests, revenue collection related to Federal Highway Administration, Federal grants and non – state funded agreements and auditing of professional service contracts.

Bureau of Agreement Accounting:

The primary responsibilities of the unit involve the revenue functions of the Department and it is broken out by two units:

Revenue and Capital Accounting. This position would be performing accounting functions within both units.
Revenue Accounting is responsible for Federal Highway mandated financial management activities including billings,
Federal Grant administration, financial administration of cost sharing agreements, recording of cash receipts, and
accounts receivable management including delinquent debt.

Capital Accounting is responsible for certification of funds related to the Capital Construction program, appropriation
accounting including transfers and encumbrances, tracking of multiyear funded projects, intergovernmental payments between the Department and other State Agencies, and Federal agreement closings and suspense analysis.

Preferred Qualities/Experience:
• A third or fourth – year student pursing a degree in Accounting
• Strong analytical skills and technical skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office specifically Microsoft Excel
• Finance experience a plus

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.


You must apply through the NJDOT website at:


Submit a complete packet by the closing date that includes the following documents:
• NJ State Application for Employment (Application instructions can be found at link above)
• Letter of interest
• Current resume
• Copy of unofficial transcript OR foreign degree evaluation
• Letter of recommendation from a previous employer or college professor


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 NJDOT employees are not eligible for this opportunity.

NJDOT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please email dot – hr.ada@dot.nj.gov.
Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case – by – case basis.

New Jersey Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply for this job email your details to dot.recruitment@dot.nj.gov

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