Capital Projects Finance Manager

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Under the direction of the Senior Director, the Capital Projects Finance Manager serves as a member of the Financial Services team within the Division of Operations. Duties include, but are not limited to, business and fiscal support of the Division in relation to the administrative management of capital projects, including the approval process of the projects, managing capital project budgets in the Financial ERP Cloud application,  as well as maintaining all financial aspects of the project including, monitoring of budget, entering requisitions and paying all invoices. Also execute approved budget recovery strategies and efficiently achieve financial closure following project completion and fiscal year end. In addition, this position will provide collaborative management of the MAP (Maintaining Assets Plan) and provide reports to appropriate staff.  

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance from an accredited college or university required.
  • Seven (7) years of capital financial management, administration, and professional experience, preferably at an institution of higher education.
  • Experience with core software systems such as Microsoft Office Suite (Primarily Excel), Google suite, project management application, ERP financial systems.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge of State of NJ and TCNJ procurement rules. Working knowledge of project bid document review process with the Office of State Comptroller (OSC)

  • Demonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Ability to build consensus across large, diverse stakeholder groups. Strong interpersonal and communication skills with public speaking and publication-ready writing skills required.

  • Ability to lead and develop teams.

  • Experience with software systems such as Project Management Application (TeamDynamix), Oracle Cloud ERP, Oracle PBCS.

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or related field preferred.

Employer Qualifications:

  • Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background check and reference checks
  • COVID-19 Testing and Compliance - The College has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement. To learn more, please read the policy here: COVID-19 Requirements and Protocols. You will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Human Resources office prior to your first day of employment.

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found.