Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Business Assistant for the Rutgers’ School of Social Work. This position reports to the Business Manager for Non-Sponsored Operations and performs a wide range of fiscal functions and operational support to the School of Social Work Faculty and Staff. The Business Assistant preforms other related duties as necessary and to support the overall goals and objectives of the School of Social Work.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Processes day to day purchasing transactions, payroll, and bill payment functions.
Maintains tracking sheets and coordinates all supply orders.
Works with program administrators to ensure operational support, and acts as a back-up to SSW's Administrative Coordinator.
Provides assistance on miscellaneous accounting and administrative matters as needed.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of general accounting principles and practices.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and in a professional/courteous manner when working with all constituents
Excellent computer skills and experience using software tools, such as Microsoft Word, Excel (pivot tables), Access, PowerPoint
Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy
Strong communication skills
Strong writing skills sufficient to draft correspondence that is clear and concise
Exercises good judgment and discretion
Ability to interact and work effectively with a broad range of people, including but not limited to, Faculty, Staff, Students, Administrators, and any additional key points of contact
Experience in Higher Education and/or knowledge of Rutgers University environment.
Knowledge of Rutgers University policies, guidelines and processes.
Experience with all Cornerstone applications and HCM/Payroll.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical demands are those typical of an office environment.
Posting Number: 19ST4280
Location: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 102381
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.