New job Staff Accountant in New Jersey

Staff Accountant

Company : New Jersey City University
Salary : Details not provided
Location : New Jersey

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SALARY RANGE: P16 $43,753.77 - $61,557.03


JOB SUMMARY: New Jersey City University is searching for a Staff Accountant. Reporting to the Associate Controller, the Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing analyses for management and requesters and providing accounting services as assigned. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


  • Prepare/Enter journal entries
  • Preparation of supporting schedules
  • Monthly Chargebacks
  • Monthly/Quarterly entry due to/from
  • WCH Monthly Trust Cash Reconciliation
  • Foundation bank reconciliations
  • Foundation Investment reconciliations
  • Daily Raiser’s Edge reconciliation
  • Document uploads
  • Monitor batch uploads and enter manually generate journals if necessary
  • AD Hoc reports as necessary
  • Reconcile quarterly and year end lead sheets
  • Meeting deliverable deadlines
  • Performing other duties as assigned

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent to the position.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited university or college

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 2 years of Accounting, and preferable experience with PeopleSoft General Ledger

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. A record of excellent communication and writing skills. Maintain a professional demeanor. Interpersonal and team building skills. Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

REQUIREMENTS: Submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

New Residency Law

“Effective September 1, 2011 all employees of State and Local Government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law. If you already work for State or local government as of September 1, 2011, and you do not live in New Jersey, you are not required to move to New Jersey. However, if you begin your office, position or employment on September 1, 2011 or later, you must reside in New Jersey. If you do not reside in New Jersey, you have one year after the date you take your office, position or employment to relocate your residence to New Jersey. If you do not do so, you are subject to removal from your office, position or employment."

We offer a competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

New Jersey City University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants.


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