Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Work Assistant for the Child Health Institute of New Jersey within The Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science (RITMS). Under direction of the Program Director, the Work Assistant will be expected to assist in the submission process for grant proposals associated with Federal, State, Non-Profit agencies, and they will be trained to assist in reviewing all business aspects of a grant proposal and/or clinical trial contracts for completeness and accuracy, including budget development. Adhere to grant terms and/or contract conditions to ensure that they meet the guidelines.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Assists with the coordination and administration of Institute programs, and/or projects, such as grant/contract proposal preparation, tracking clinical trial amendments, pilot grants, or protocols associated with special projects.
Gain knowledge and assists in all aspects of the budgeting process for the departments, including forecasting/modeling, accounting, reporting and financial analysis.
Maintains records of expenditures, invoices, and payments, tracks actual vs budget variance, and assists in generating monthly financial reports.
Will be thoroughly engaged in the preparation of budgets for both academic and industry projects.
Maintains confidential correspondence and financial records.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Enrollment in an undergraduate program for one of the following fields is requirement for this position: Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance, General Business, Undeclared-Business, or other related field.
Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements .
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
Have some familiarity with the Oracle Financial System, and experience with financial statement preparation and general accounting concepts.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Access, and PowerPoint.
Advanced skill level in Excel.
Must be capable of independent decision-making, and multitasking.
Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to lift or exert force up to 30 pounds.
Posting Number: 21ST1772
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 136089
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.