Professional Services Specialist 4 (PSS4) – Staff Accountant (AFT)

Galloway, New Jersey
Salary commensurate with experience
Aug 10, 2017
Job ID:#1363 / #001060
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Founded in 1969, Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, is also one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions and among the top ten public Master’s institutions in the Northeast. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological, and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. Stockton is noted for combining an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education with all the qualities of an outstanding employer. We offer a unique vibrant working environment, a wealth of work related opportunities and outstanding employee benefits.  Stockton is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a qualified workforce to support the mission of the University.    The University is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and 20 minutes from Atlantic City.  The University’s location, active, stimulating campus life and diverse community make Stockton University a great place to work!

Professional Services Specialist 4  (PSS4) – Staff Accountant  (AFT)

This position performs professional accounting activities to ensure that the University and entities meet their legal reporting requirements with respect to Federal, State and Local laws and GAAP standards.  This full time position reports to the Assistant Controller in the Division of Administration and Finance.


  • Prepares financial reports and account reconciliations on both monthly and daily basis for SARTP, including but not limited to bank, loan and quarterly overhead reconciliations.
  • Preparation of Annual SARTP financial statements and footnotes.
  • Assist Tax Manager in preparation of SARTP Federal Form 990.
  • University Journal entry transfers
  • University chargeback accounts and reconciliations (Ebsco, Chronicle, Print shop, Ricoh)
  • Assist tax manager with reconciling revenue for off sites (Carnegie Center, Kramer Hall, Noyes, etc.)
  • Due to/Due From for all charts
  • Azeez Museum financials – quarterly
  • Daily monitoring of control reports (FGRCTRL, FGRCSH1, FGRCSH)
  • Prepare monthly University reconciliations for
  • University receivables
  • University Prepaid accounts
  • University Accruals
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, organization and interpersonal skills are necessary
  • Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word and experience with general ledger accounting software
  • Assist in Foundation & College annual audit.
  • Audit confirmations for banking, legal, debt, trustee, investment, etc.
  • Appendix A- Disclosures & EMMA
  • Foundation back-up
  • Payroll back-up
  • Monthly calculation of compensated absences, ABP report for reimbursement from the State, and analysis of central appropriations.
  • Prepares audit schedules and assist in auditor inquiries.
  • Attends and participates in meeting and events related to assigned responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Controller

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor in Accounting or other finance related major from an accredited college

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.comOnly electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using; Word, PDF or Videos either as one single file or as individual attachments.

  1. A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences
  2. A current resume
  3. A list of 3 references (included in the application): Name, Company, Email address and Phone
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Prospective employees may access the Annual Security Report for the University at or contact the Campus Police department at 609-652-4378 to request a hard copy of the report.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit;  Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.