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Business Specialist

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Posted: 21-May-23

Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey

Salary: Open


Other Staff/Administrative

Internal Number: 201475

Position Summary:

This position reports to the Business Manager of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University–Camden. Responsible for a broad range of business and administrative activities including fiscal management, budget, accounting, financial reporting, and analyses. Supports financial planning and administration for multiple departments, programs, and initiatives. Responsible for developing financial models, preparing analyses and annual budgets, and monitoring operating funds to support financial operations and strategic planning efforts. Assists Business Manager in achieving financial objectives and reporting goals. Manages and analyzes data and prepares monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports for internal and external purposes for key units within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, including, but not limited to departments, programs, centers, grant accounts, and offices.
Prepares and/or approves journal entries, reconciliations, requisitions, purchase orders, expense reports, payroll and cash transmittals as assigned by Business Manager. Works with Business Manager to accomplish year-end plans and executes transactions to maximize available resources. Provides guidance on improvement of internal processes.
Ensures consistent reporting and adherence to federal and state financial reporting regulations and guidelines in conformity with University's policies and procedures. Must be able to work as a team player with colleagues within the Business Office to ensure uniformity as it relates to reconciliations, processes, and procedures.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Requires a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and practices (GAAP). A minimum of two years of relevant professional experience in a financial/accounting function required. 

City: Camden

State: NJ

Equipment Utilized:

Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access; Cornerstone financial system; Cornerstone PeopleSoft Payroll System; Financial Aid Management Systems; Tableau.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Position is largely sedentary and requires long periods of time utilizing computers.

Salary: Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, within university policy and salary schedules, as well as departmental budgets.

Posting Number: 23ST1350

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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.
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