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Supervising Accountant (Financial and Management Reporting)

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Supervising Accountant (Financial and Management Reporting)
Job Category Staff & Executive - Finance/Accounting/Purchasing
Department CINJ-Finance

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Vision,

Mission, and Core Values:
Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations. We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.

Core Values:
Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.

Posting Summary

The primary purpose of the Supervising Accountant position is to supervise the financial and management reporting, day-to-day accounting functions in assigned area of Finance, implement internal controls, ensure transactions are in accordance with GAAP and complies with regulatory requirements, supervises billing and receivables to unrestricted revenue sources and donations, partner affiliates, and performs fiscal control over certain expenses.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

• Creates effective work plans and works closely with staff by supervising and addressing their training needs in order to achieve competency of work performance and understanding of financial reporting functions.
• Supervises the development and submission of accurate and timely monthly consolidated financial statements package to RBHS, including reportable activity from the Cancer Institute of New Jersey operations (New Brunswick, Somerset, Hamilton, Newark, etc), Grants & Contracts, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group/RHG,
Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences Plant Fund and Rutgers University Foundation.
• Supports the Business Manager in the implementation of new general ledger and financial reporting systems as well as in the development of regular and ad hoc management reports making sure regulatory, generally accepted
accounting principles (GAAP), University and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey requirements are met.
• Apprises the Business Manager/Associate Director of items requiring leadership attention such as negative trends,financial/compliance issues, major budget variances and performance below metrics.
• Ensures expenses and revenues are properly accrued and they are fairly presented in the monthly P&L and
explanations for major budget variances are obtained.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 27S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 64349.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 78715.000
Annual Maximum Salary 93082.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description CWA, Local 1031
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

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

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field; plus four (4) years of related
experience in financial reporting and systems, preferably in a health care/academic environment.
• Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• The ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of financial database systems and reporting tools such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Knowledge of financial database systems and reporting tools such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications

• Prior supervision/lead experience preferred.
• Experience in a healthcare/academic environment.
• Outstanding human relations and leadership skills, the ability to function in a team environment and demonstrated knowledge of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST3240
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application