Business Manager III

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: New Brunswick, NEW JERSEY
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Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Business Manager III
Job Category Staff & Executive - Finance/Accounting/Purchasing
Department Division Diversity, Inclusion,Comm Eng
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrated a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 70,800 students and 27,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.
Rutgers University–New Brunswick took root over 250 years ago. We are the state’s most comprehensive intellectual resource—the flagship campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as designated by the Association of American Universities. We are the region’s most high-profile public research institution and a leading national research center with a global impact.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Business Manager III for the Division of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement. Reporting to the Director of Administration and Planning and the New Brunswick Chancellor’s Business Office, the position supports annual budget planning to achieve unit priorities and is responsible for day-to-day budget management of the Division of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement-NB and the University Equity and Inclusion (UEI) Office ensuring smooth internal operations and partnership with the NB-Chancellor’s Business Office and the Central Budget Office. 
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Ensures the effective business and administrative operations of the units and is responsible for the logistical efficacy of business processes in the division and UEI, supporting the achievement of unit objectives. 
  • Responsible for overall administrative management and coordination of purchasing, personnel, and policy interpretation within these complex units. 
  • Provides a variety of business services such as budget, accounting, grant administration, and finance. 
  • Analyzes and reviews financial data, prepares financial statements and reports for both internal and external purposes. 
  •  Resolves a diverse range of problems consistent with an understanding of mission, vision, role, and goals of the units and consistent with a comprehensive understanding of accounting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), applicable regulations, and university policies and procedures.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 06
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 65854.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 82047.000
Annual Maximum Salary 98238.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description URA-AFT Administrative
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 related field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and understanding of general accounting principles and practices.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in a financial/accounting function. 
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent communication skills, and computer literacy (fluent in Excel advanced functions).
  • Expertise in grant management, including development of grant proposals, planning documents, accountability, or other complex reports.
  • Excellent data analysis, organizational, interpersonal, communication, and diplomatic skills; and computer literacy to include advanced word processing and spreadsheet development.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Sufficient knowledge of university operations to establish and maintain appropriate priorities.
  • Ability to multi-task, and manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment and demonstrated success in overseeing complex projects in an institutional setting, ensuring timely communication to relevant parties (e.g. funders, superiors, stakeholders, etc.), managing conflicts and challenges that arise, resulting in successful implementation. 
  • Highly collaborative style with the energy, maturity and leadership to work alongside a range of leaders effectively.
Preferred Qualifications
  • A minimum of two years of experiences in higher education and knowledge of university accounting systems, i.e., Marketplace, Cornerstone, HCM, RAPSS as well as knowledge and experience using Access and/or SQL, Tableau, OTBI customization. 
  • Management experience with federal grants, including submission and closeout.  
Equipment Utilized
  • Microsoft Office Suite; Adobe Acrobat Suite
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST2507
Posting Open Date 08/30/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Location Details
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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