Management & Training Corporation Accounting Supervisor in Edison, New Jersey

Accounting Supervisor

Education & Training

Edison, New JerseyReqID: 21776

At the Edison Job Corps Center, we teach eligible young people the skills they need to become employable and independent and place them in meaningful jobs or further education. The center is located in Edison, New Jersey, a 32-square-mile township of more than 100,000 residents and the home of Thomas Alva Edison’s famed Menlo Park laboratory. Boasting high achieving public schools, a convenient central location, a vibrant business environment and a diverse community, Edison a great place to live, work and raise a family.


Essential Functions:

  • Plan, coordinate and supervise the administrative and accounting activities of the department.

  • Provide staff training, evaluate staff performance, recommend and implement department and personnel changes as approved by the director, finance and administration and coordinated with the director, human resources prior to implementation.

  • Assist the director, finance and administration in the preparation of the departmental budget; monitor and control expenditures; coordinate with the finance and administrative director and appropriate management staff to develop departmental budgets and provide monthly budget statistics reports to departments.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of new and revised policies and procedures affecting accounting.

  • Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual compliance and effectiveness of delivery of services to students. Prepare related reports.

  • Supervise financial accounting systems and allocation of expenditure of contract funds; monitor center performance through interpretation of accounting data; develop management information reports.

  • Develop accounting and financial data for management decisions on operation cost trends, budgeting parameters, contract provisions, new program development, return on investment projections and cost proposal preparations and staff payroll.

  • Monitor contract compliance to ensure that program costs are allowable and are allocated properly; coordinate new requirements and program changes with management.

  • Supervise the preparation of month‑end closing of financial books and government, center and corporate financial reports; review reports for accuracy and resolve related problems.

  • Supervise student pay and perform periodic student benefit fund audits.

  • Assist as necessary with administration of subcontracts.

  • Coordinate with other center staff concerning accounting matters.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor's degree and two years related experience. Supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of automated financial systems and data base management, including spread sheets, is required. Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communications skills and computer proficiency required. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran