Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Accounting Assistant I for the Division of Intitional Planning & Operations. This position provides executive-level financial support to the Division of Intitional Planning & Operations. The Accounting Assistant I position serves as a resource in the exchange of and providing information for all Divisions and the lead accounting for all lower level entry accounting level. This position preforms professional work requiring knowledge of general accounting principles and practices and the basic application and use of concepts, theories and terminology of accounting.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Processes various financial documents and data.
Analyzes data and prepares internal financial reports consistent with a basic understanding of the mission, vision, role and goals of the Business Unit and the tasks and responsibilities of the Accounting Assistant I with respect to achieving business unit goals.
Leads accounting assistant for all financial; account staff.
Processes all commitment accounting charging instructions for all Divisions.
Leads in preparing documenting processing memorandums for future reference.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a Bachelor's degree preferably in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and practices (GAAP).
Also requires a minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in a financial/accounting function.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have collaborative work style, excellent communication skills, and interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Also requires strong organizational skills, demonstrated ability to work with on a team, strong attention to detail, and a sense of urgency.
Good communication skills, computer literacy, and ability to manage multiple tasks in a professional manner.
Strong ability and desire to learn new information systems and help operations utilize them to improve efficiency.
Experience working in Higher Education
Experience working with Tabluea
Experience working with Orcacle ERP
Experienced working with RU MarketPlace
Experience working with AIM
Advance Excel skills
Posting Number: 19ST3466
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 96761
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.