The Office of Finance & Treasury actively searches for staff members of exceptional ability and promise who share in Princeton University's commitment to excellence, and who present a diversity of viewpoints and cultures.
We currently seek an assistant manager who will work as part of a team of four shared financial services managers that provide proactive, responsive, and effective service for approximately 24 departments, programs, and centers with budgets exceeding $80M. Reporting to the Shared Services Manager, Financial Services in the Office of Finance and Treasury, the assistant manager collaborates with the managers of the academic units to ensure the effective management of financial processes and serves as a liaison between academic units and the Office of Finance and Treasury.
The assistant manager performs a variety of financial functions such as preparing and approving electronic expense reports, payment requests, journal entries, and requisitions; entering and maintaining salaries and other data in the Labor Accounting system; onboarding suppliers; preparing financial reports; and coordinating the university credit card processes. This individual will support other financial activities such as working and communicating with faculty and other academic departmental staff and students to ensure purchases are allowable and within budget and funds are disbursed appropriately. This person also ensures that internal controls are in place to achieve compliance with university policy and procedures.
Additionally, the assistant manager serves as an internal consultant and helps develop and improve processes and procedures and create mechanisms for timely and efficient workflow with the academic departments. The assistant manager proactively communicates university policies, procedures, and regulations, ensuring departmental compliance. Additionally, this individual attends all relevant training classes and stays current with changes in policies, procedures, and processes pertaining to financial management.
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