Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Accounting Specialist for the School of Engineering- Dean’s Office. This position will report to the School of Engineering Grants and Contracts Office – Post Award under the management of the Sr. Business Manager. The position ensures the accurate and timely processing of financial transactions and professional, prompt, and courteous service to faculty and staff clients.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Analyzes and reviews financial data.
Prepares financial statements and reports for both internal and external purposes.
Resolves a diverse range of problems consistent with an understanding of the mission, vision, role, and goals of the office and consistent with a comprehensive understanding of accounting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), applicable regulations, and university policies and procedures.
Interprets, communicates, and implements policies and practices to meet the needs of a diverse client population.
Works independently, with broadly defined work objectives.
Performs professional work requiring specialized knowledge in one or more fields of accounting/finance and a solid understanding and application of concepts, theories, principles, practices, regulations, and terminology, and applied bases in externally sponsored research and scholarship.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and understanding of general accounting principles and practices.
A minimum of two (2) years of relevant professional experience in a financial/accounting function.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent communication skills, and computer literacy.
Familiarity with sponsored project accounting and reporting.
Five (5) years of relevant professional experience in a financial/accounting function.
Posting Number: 21ST0909
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 130447
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.