Regional Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Posting Number: 17ST1965
Job Type: Full Time
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Business Manager for the Rutgers Honors College. This position reports to the Academic and Administrative Deans for the Honors College, this position is responsible for budget management and the business operations of the Honors College and will serve as an advisor to the Honors College Academic and Administrative Deans, Associate Deans, and other staff in all matters relating to finance, budget, resource allocation, and policies and procedures pertaining to financial operations and administration. Among the key duties are the following:Responsible for the development, review, and presentation of all monthly, quarterly, annual, and adhoc financial reporting for the Honors College; Variances are analyzed and recommendations are expected.
Makes frequent decisions on budgetary actions and financial operations requirements and works closely with Honors College Deans and staff on reviewing staffing needs and purchases.
Works to ensure adherence to budget as developed by the Deans.
Acts as a resource and provides expertise for unit staff on matters relating to purchasing, human resources, payroll, accounts payable, RCM, and Hyperion.
Ensures that transactions are in compliance with University policy.
Provides support to the Deans in developing the overall budget and provides unit budget reports to the Deans on a regular basis. Supervises the Business Assistant in the Honors College business office.
Home Location Campus: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Preferred Qualifications:Masters degree in business, accounting, or related field preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Demonstrated analytical skills that allow for interpretation of budgetary, financial, and related management information.
Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy. Excellent computer skills and experience using spreadsheet, charting, and other software tools, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Must be expert in the use of pivot tables and other advanced spreadsheet tasks. Strong writing skills sufficient to draft professional reports and correspondence that is clear and concise.
The successful candidate will have the ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, especially with regards to sensitive or confidential financial or organizational matters and respond flexibly and positively in all circumstances, and to work calmly under pressure.
Must be able to work cooperatively with people from all levels in the University.
Requires strong understanding of business and accounting principles, strong communication skills, and ability to interpret complex policies and procedures.
Department: Honors College