New Brunswick, New Jersey

Position Summary: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Business Specialist for the Division of Life Sciences. Reports to the Business Manager Supervisor, the position is responsible for managing and maintaining the administration of the Division of Life Science ( DLS ) Designated, Endowed, Restricted, and Grant accounts.   Among the key duties of this position are the following: Monitors, verifies, and reconciles expenditures of budgeted funds, prepares financial statements reflecting status of programs and activities. Analyzes financial data and prepares financial documents and reports for internal and external purposes.  Ensures compliance with University and sponsoring agency policies and procedures.   Creates and maintains database to capture employee and historical data.  Provides assistants in the day-to-day operations and development of DLS policies and procedures. Performs special projects for management as assigned.  Acts as a liaison to ensure the integration of DLS business activities across departments and within University structure. Works under general supervision, within established parameters, with few direct instructions. Carries out routine and non-routine tasks with occasional review of work outputs by supervisor.  Performs professional work requiring knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting principles and practices ( GAAP ), and a good understanding and application of concepts, theories, principles, practices, terminology, and applied bases of accounting.   Provides assistants in the day-to-day operations and development of DLS policies and procedures.   Performs special projects for management as assigned. 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 years relevant experience in a financial/accounting function.  Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of Federal and State grant regulations.  Good communication skills and computer literacy, specifically with the use of the Microsoft Office Suite.  Preferred Qualifications: Three plus years of relevant experience in a financial/accounting function. Equipment Utilized: Excellent computer skills including but not limited to Excel, Word, Access, and in-depth understanding of Oracle University Systems (Cornerstone/Marketplace/Expense Management), PeopleSoft, Tableau, departmental Shadow System Grant Manager 13.0, and RFS online systems such as RAPPS , Researcher's Dashboard, and ECCRT . This position will work with the system consultant and internal IT in implementing changes to the department's shadow system. Salary: $57,431 - $85,589 Posting Number: 21ST3024 Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)

New Brunswick, New Jersey

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