Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Financial Analyst for the Department of Medicine – Infectious Diseases at the New Jersey Medical School. The Financial Analyst is responsible for the accounting of investigator's projects, while assisting in the submissions of grant proposals and implements financial controls by utilizing accounting techniques.
Assists with grant program income revenue streams.
Conducts special projects to analyze complex financial actions and prepares recommendations for policy, procedure, control, or action.
Provides interpretation of financial policies, governmental legislation, accounting theory, or customer financial regulations.
Prepares account reconciliations and financial analyses for all accounts assigned including state accounts and sponsored and non-sponsored programs.
Reviews and submits expense requests processed through Cornerstone prior to approval of the Business Manager, which includes, but is not limited to, travel expense reports, check requests, and purchasing requisitions.
Reviews financial statements for salary or non-salary items charged to fully reconciled projects.
Maintains spreadsheets of new grant awards and grant proposals by individual investigator and consolidated departmental spreadsheet by fiscal year. Prepares reconciliation spreadsheets on existing grants.
Assists with typing abstracts, biographical sketches, and gathering materials from different entities to incorporate into grant proposals.
Analyzes financial information to determine present and future financial performance.
Identifies trends and recommends improvements as related to the Center's budget.
Ensures compliance with 340B program requirements of qualified patients, drugs, providers, vendors, payers, and locations.
Evaluates complex profit plans, operating records, and financial statements.
Directs preparation of studies, reports, and analyses in areas such as budgets, forecasts financial plans, governmental requirements, statistical reports, cash flow projections, and business forecasts.
Interprets and applies corporate financial policies, government legislation, and accounting theory.
Makes recommendations to management regarding cost savings or profit generating opportunities and profitability improvement strategies.
Coordinates with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, acquisition activity, new business planning, trended future requirements, government requirements and operating forecasts.
Researches and prepares economic reports on subjects such as rate of return, depreciation, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, investment performance, and impact of governmental requirements.
Assists organization’s controller in the development of the budget, planning, and other corporate financial requirements.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or Accounting plus two (2) years of related experience.
A combination of education and experience can be substituted for the degree on a year for year basis.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficient in Microsoft office.
Must have ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong organizational and financial skills required.
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are required.
Experience in grant administration support (pre-or post-award) in an academic or research environment preferred.
Expert knowledge in all aspects of research administration, submitting applications, and working in era Commons.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to lift or exert force up to ten (10) pounds.
Posting Number: 19ST1726
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 86464
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.