Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ

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Reports to the Senior Accountant in the Office of Financial and Business Administration. Is responsible, under general supervision for monitoring the fiscal integrity of the New Jersey Agriculture Experiment Station Cooperative Research (AES) State and Federal Hatch Appropriations. Manages Instructional Departmental Research (IDR), Grants, Designated, Endowments, and Capital Funds accounts for assigned SEBS departments. Reviews departmental expenditures for both funding availability and compliance with both university and funding source regulations. Cash transmittals, Journal Entries, and Salary Reallocations are reviewed and approved if allowable. The timely review and maintenance of FACS (School of Environmental & Biological Sciences Financial Shadow System) in conjunction with account analysis is critically important to insure that FACS and the university general ledger are in agreement. Also assists in the training of departmental bookkeepers in regards to university and federal regulations and FACS and RIAS systems.

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Requires a 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. Also requires a minimum of two years relevant experience in a financial/accounting function; good communication skills, strong computer literacy, and a customer service mindset. Must be highly proficient in Microsoft EXCEL and Word applications. Must be able to work independently and professionally with limited supervision while exercising sound accounting judgment. The ability to work closely with a variety of personnel and assist them with their daily problems/questions is a critical component of this position.

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With major campuses in northern, central, and southern New Jersey and extension offices and activities in all twenty-one counties, Rutgers...