Rutgers University Accounting Specialist in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Position Information


Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) is the leading source of expertise on the world of work, building effective and sustainable organizations, and the changing employment relationship. The school is comprised of two departments—one focused on all aspects of strategic human resource management and the other dedicated to the social science specialties related to labor studies and employment relations—with faculty from a wide variety of disciplinary backgrounds.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Accounting Specialist for the School of Management and Labor Relations. Reporting to the associate dean for finance and administration, the incumbent in this position is responsible for financial reporting, financial reconciliations, and financial analysis for the Talent Development Center.

Among the key duties of the position are the following:

  • Supports the center in administration of approximately $3M in grants that include federal and state contracts as well as fee-for-service revenue generated from external clients.
  • Assists in budget development and management.
  • Serves as the main point of contact with the dean’s office business manager.
  • Carries out daily financial transactions such as purchase orders and contract administration.

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and practices
  • Two years of relevant experience in a financial/accounting function
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literacy

Recruitment/Posting Title: Accounting Specialist

Job Category: Staff & Executive - Finance/Accounting/Purchasing

Department: SMLR - Dean's Office

Position Status: Full Time

Daily Work Shift: Day

FLSA: Nonexempt

Grade: 05

Annual Minimum Salary: 52557.000

Annual Mid Range Salary: 65441.500

Annual Maximum Salary: 78326.000

Standard Hours: 37.50

Union Description: URA-AFT Administrative

Payroll Designation: PeopleSoft

Terms of Appointment: Staff - 12 month

Position Pension Eligibility: ABP

Posting Number: 18ST1121

Posting Open Date: 04/17/2018

Regional Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Home Location Campus: Livingston (RU-New Brunswick)