Rider University invites applications for a Sr. Accountant who is a vital member of the Accounting Office, working collaboratively with members within the Finance Division, as well as other members of the University to perform day-to-day functions and achieve the strategic goals of the division and University.
Individual will perform accounting functions, including, but not limited to, management and reporting of the Fixed Assets and project funds of the University, the preparation of journal entries, assisting with the annual financial statement audit, performing fund/account analysis, reconciliations of various general ledger accounts and period end closing procedures in accordance with both University policies and procedures, and generally accepted accounting principles.
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has once again been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report 2018and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category at number 34. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 382 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.
The successful individual must possess a Bachelor degree with an emphasis on accounting and a minimum of 5 years relevant experience. Additional required skills include: proficiency in Excel and Word; good organizational, communication and writing skills; ability to work well independently; ability to multitask; dedicated to meeting deadlines; committed to team efforts and coalition building; and the ability to be analytical and inquisitive.
Preferred qualifications include: auditing as additional coursework; Certified Public Accountant designation; experience in non-profit fund accounting; and knowledge of Banner and Cognos.
Rider University (“Rider” or the “University”) is a student-centered community of learners regionally recognized as an academically enriching institution, with campuses located in Lawrenceville and Princeton, New Jersey. With roots dating back to 1865, Rider is a private, coeducational university serving approximately 3,900 full-time and 700 part-time undergraduates and approximately 1,000 graduat...e students in more than 69 undergraduate and 25 graduate programs. The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of culturally diverse backgrounds. The University has a strong sense of community and a commitment to collaborative leadership.