Accountant, Cash Management

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7110344 (Ref.No. 22S400037)
Posted: September 12, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

Rider University invites applications for an 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. 
Specifically, the individual will be responsible for:
  • Preparing reconciliations, journal entries, and reports related to its cash and investment activities;
  • Performing monthly bank reconciliations for several ZBA and depository accounts;
  • Verify the activity for various eCommerce platforms to bank accounts to ensure everything has posted accurately to the general ledger and the bank. 
  • Preparing daily cash reports.
  • Preparing, disbursing, and coordinating all of the daily cash transactions for entry into general ledger; 
  • Reviewing monthly petty cash reimbursements for proper accounting information and in accordance with University policy;
  • Preparing and reconciling supporting schedules and reports applicable to investments, including annuities and endowments; and
  • Other complex accounting duties as assigned by management based on Finance Division needs.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree is required with an emphasis in accounting or business is preferred.
  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated strong mathematical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills, with high attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively use a PC with Excel, Microsoft Word, accounting, and banking software. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to operate independently, prioritize and organize own work schedule, multi-task, and meet established deadlines.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Experience in budgeting and forecasting

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. 

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success. 

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 387 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.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.