Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Business Manager I for the Center for Tobacco Studies. With the Senior Administrative Leadership of the Center, the Business Manager will be responsible for managing all financial aspects of the Center for Tobacco Studies (CTS). The Business Manager will provide financial support for the CTS grants and contracts as well as support the achievement of financial performance goals for CTS. This individual will be responsible for providing in-depth analyses for the financial data in several systems to support the streamlining processes involving management of CTS's Grants and Contracts performance management. The Business Manager I will work closely with other related financial functions within RBHS and Rutgers Central Administration (e.g., Office for Research (OFR/ORSP/OCC); Research Financial Services (RFS) to ensure compliance with policies and regulations, streamline workflows, and support organizational initiatives and improve efficiencies while maintaining collaborative atmosphere that fosters the Center's mission.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Provides financial oversight, development, implementation and management of operational budgets, endowments, gifts, program income, and discretionary accounts across the Center.
Responsible for post-award financial implementation and management for sponsored and non-sponsored projects to support Principal Investigators.
Participates in pre-award activities to facilitate the Center's research goals.
Serves as the primary finance point person for CTS with Rutgers Central Administration Units (e.g., Research Financial Services (RFS), Payroll Services, Controller's Office, etc..) and RBHS Chancellor's Office Financial Staff.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in a Finance, Accounting, Business or related field required.
Five (5) years of related financial management experience working in university finance required. Two (2) years of experience at the supervisory/managerial level required.
Equivalent education and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirement.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The ideal candidate will have excellent business acumen, accounting skills, detail oriented, excellent organizational skills.
Proficient in computer applications at an advanced level (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be able to resourceful by maximizing the utilization of the Rutgers resources.
Experience with Oracle Cloud Financials.
Strong experience managing a large portfolio of sponsored Grants and Contracts from various types of Sponsoring Agencies.
Strong knowledge of Research grants and contracts budgeting and federal guidelines/regulations pertaining to Research and Development.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to lift up to 25lbs.
Posting Number: 21ST1427
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 133616
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