Accounting Assistant (Temporary)

Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ (30+ days ago)4.3

Position Details
Position Information
Recruitment/Posting Title Accounting Assistant (Temporary)
Department SAS - Physics & Astronomy
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Accounting Assistant for the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Provides assistance to financial, data and department operations as well as auxiliary services to grant and project accounting in self-directing role.
  • Performs bookkeeping and clerical duties consisting of account reconciliations including grant accounts, vendor payment/invoice analysis, preparing purchase orders, journal entries, check requests, travel and business expense reimbursements (TABERS), establishing backup documentation, preparing spreadsheets, and organizing account files.
  • Coordinates grant post-award management, reconciliation and troubleshooting.
  • Serves as department resource for expense management.
  • Performs as a backup for others in the business office
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week 37.5
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Nonexempt
Position Salary $20.00-25.00/hr
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly
Minimum Education and Experience
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Requires up to two years relevant experience in an administrative function, good communication and interpersonal skills, and computer literacy.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior working experience in higher education environment preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions
Posting Details
Posting Number 18TM0466
Posting Open Date 06/08/2018
Posting Close Date 07/08/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus
Location Details
Pre-employment Screenings
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.