- Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year, accredited college or university, in accounting, finance, statistics, economics, business administration or another area in which analytic skills were developed. Equivalent experience may be substituted for educational requirement.
- At least 1 year of relevant experience with gathering and interpreting data, to utilize for management decisions. May include internship and/or work/study experience.
- Strong technical aptitude and analytical aptitude.
- Proficiency in Microsoft applications, including advanced Excel skills.
- A genuine interest in and curiosity about non-profit scholarly book publishing.
- Ability to learn and troubleshoot various desktop applications, growing their expertise.
- Demonstrated accuracy, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
- Demonstrated proficiency in Excel.
- Proficiency across various modes of communication.
- Capability to interact appropriately and respectfully with others.
- Ability to adapt to changes in workload and to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.
- Capacity to work independently for long periods of time.
- Willingness to travel to other locations as necessary.
- Enthusiasm for collaboration, and commitment to the Press’s professional codes of conduct which may be accessed at https://press.princeton.edu/about/mission-values.
- Experience or proficiency with Microsoft Accounting packages, Power BI, or Solver.
- Familiarity with G/l and accounting, financial statements, and budgeting
- Cost Accounting or Audit experience.
- Demonstrated analytical and financial modeling skills.
- Knowledge of ERP systems and related technologies.
PUP is a strong advocate for greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in the university press community. Individuals who are members of groups underrepresented in academic publishing (which is, according to research by Lee & Low, historically a majority white, straight, cisgender, and nondisabled industry) are encouraged to apply. The Press provides a comprehensive and affordable benefits package and is located in a historic building on Princeton University’s campus that is walking distance from downtown Princeton with easy car access to Route 1 and walking distance from the Princeton train station.
Base Salary: $55,000/year plus extensive benefits package. Starting salary may be negotiable based on relevant skills and prior experience.
Application Instructions: Interested candidates should send a cover letter* with salary requirements, and a résumé, to the direct apply URL listed below.
*Please include in your cover letter a description of what you are currently reading and what’s on your “to read” list. Note that the cover letter is valued and reviewed closely as a writing sample.
Due to application volume, only finalists will be contacted. For more information on Princeton University Press, visit http://press.princeton.edu/.
Princeton University Press is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.