Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Accounting Assistant for the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP). This position reports to the GSAPP Business Manager and provides support the budget office. The Accounting Assistant is responsible for day to day accounting, purchasing, payroll and bill payment functions, maintain financial records and accounts, monitoring reconciling payments and revenue.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Assists Business Manager with analyzing data and preparing financial documents and reports for internal and external purposes consistent with the goals of the various programs and departments.
Ensures that department accounts are sufficiently budgeted before completing payroll distribution paperwork.
Provides data regarding business functions that will be used to guide project planning and operations.
Assists the Business Manager with grant accounting, budgeting and effort certification (ECRT).
Makes appropriate adjustments, grant related agreements and financial reports and analysis.
Provides assistance on miscellaneous accounting and administrative matters as needed.
Performs other related duties as necessary.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree 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.
A minimum of two (2) years of related experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Good communication skills and computer literacy.
Ability to take initiative.
Ability to work independently under broad supervision and time management skills.
Proficient in Microsoft office 365, word, and excel.
Ability to work in fast paced environment with competing demands on time.
Preferred experience in Rutgers systems; Sciquest , HCM, Discoverer and ROCS. Fluent with Peoplesoft, Google Docs, and Adobe Professional
Microsoft office 365, word, and excel.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Fast paced environment with competing demands on time.
Posting Number: 20ST0663
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 112840
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.