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The Office of Finance & Business Services provides timely and valuable financial information and services to students, faculty, staff and various external constituencies. The Office is organized along five major areas of responsibility and assistance:

Accounts Payable (“AP”) is the department responsible for disbursing non-payroll payments to students and employees. Non-payroll disbursements consist of student refunds, travel reimbursements, etc. Accounts Payable is also responsible for processing and paying vendor invoices in a timely and efficient manner. Since accurate and punctual payments are critical to maintaining excellent vendor relationships and protecting the College’s credit rating, it is imperative that invoices are thoroughly reviewed and approved by the department making the purchase, and submitted to AP for payment in a timely fashion.

For assistance, please contact Sharmaine Stevenson stevenss@tcnj.edu


Purchasing is the department responsible for facilitating the procurement of goods and services for the College community, ensuring that all purchases are in compliance with the College’s purchasing guidelines, as well as those set forth by the State of New Jersey. Additionally, the Purchasing Department creates official purchase orders, issues departmental purchasing cards (“P” cards), records all travel requests, issues Travel (“T”) numbers, and assists employees with travel reimbursements.

For assistance, please contact Anup Kapur kapura@tcnj.edu


Budgeting is responsible for entering and monitoring the College’s operating budget, and evaluating budgetary performance. Budgeting also offers campus-wide training in the College’s budgetary policies and procedures.

For assistance, please contact Jen LaMarsh lamarshj@tcnj.edu


General Accounting and Financial Reporting is the department responsible for financial compliance reporting to various governmental and regulatory agencies. General Accounting prepares the College’s annual financial statements, maintains the College’s financial accounting system (“PeopleSoft”) and coordinates the input of financial data from various sub-systems. This department also manages security for access to the financial accounting system, and to the system’s series of “web reports,” which provide the campus community with the ability to monitor and view actual departmental budget activity.

For assistance, please contact Karen Miller millerk@tcnj.edu

 

Our Team

Name Office Address Email Phone Responsibilities
Anup Kapur ASB 201 kapura@tcnj.edu 609-771-2859 •Oversee the Purchasing department including Accounts Payable
•Assist campus users with purchasing questions, the Procurement module and iContract
Carolyn Jutkiewicz ASB 201 jutkiewi@tcnj.edu 609-771-2577 •Intercompany billing SFB, TSCC & FNDN, NJOMB-FICA and Fringe reports
•Accruals and Journal Entries
•General Accounting
Dana Van Nostrand remote vannostd@tcnj.edu n/a •Grant and project budget errors
•Faculty Funds, Capital Projects, Assets (equipment purchases over $5,000 per unit)
•Grant and project (PPM) reports
Danielle Nicholson ASB 201 nicholsd@tcnj.edu 609-771-3367 •Supplier entries/updates
•General Accounting & internal charges, commissions, cashnet/transact receipts
•Front Desk/BudFin Backup
Debra Watson ASB 201 watsond@tcnj.edu 609-771-2526 •Oversee Finance & Business Services ERP (Cloud) system
•Trouble shoot system issues, update configuration and test quarterly updates
•Create and maintain financial reports in Cloud
•Assist campus users with Cloud security issues
Devon Manfredo ASB 201 dibella@tcnj.edu 609-771-3017 •Concur/Travel Administrator
•PCard Administrator
•Training/Communications Lead
•General Procurement
Jeanette Vega ASB 201 vegaj@tcnj.edu 609-771-2264 •Post-Award Grant Administrator
•PI/Grant training
Jennifer LaMarsh remote lamarshj@tcnj.edu 609-771-2714 •Budget development and training
•Budget error resolution, reallocations, supplemental budget requests
•Yearly budget carry forward requests
•Taleo approvals
•B&I Committee waivers, yearly continuing disclosure and grant compliance, bond issues
Justin Friedberg ASB 201 friedbej@tcnj.edu 609-771-2496 •Foundation: Investments, RE feeds, Foundation Transfers
•College: Investments, Bonds. General Foundation & college support
Karen Miller ASB 201 millerk@tcnj.edu 609-771-2203 •Support all accounting and treasury functions, financial reporting, and annual audits
Kiara Mayhand remote mayhank1@tcnj.edu n/a •PBCS access, Budget development, reporting
Kristine D'Apolito ASB 201 dapolito@tcnj.edu 609-771-2504 •Post bid award, review and approve requisitions
•General Procurement/requisition approval
Larissa Chomyts remote chomyts@tcnj.edu •System Analysis
Lauren Manning ASB 201 manningl@tcnj.edu 609-771-2894 •Review and prepare bids
•Manage Supplier Diversity
•General Procurement
Mariellen Gallagher ASB 201 mgallagh@tcnj.edu 609-771-3073 •BiWeekly/ Monthly Benefits Payments and reconciliations
•Bank reconciliations, Bank Transfers, Cash Management transactions
Monica Vaughn ASB 201 schwam12@tcnj.edu 609-771-3012 •Cash Reconciliations
•NJ payroll taxes
•Wire payments
Nicole Powell ASB 201 powelln@tcnj.edu 609-771-3253 •AP Invoice entry
•Payment V/Reissue, check distribution
•Payment inquiries - Vendors A - M
Peggy Abromaitis ASB 201 abromait@tcnj.edu 609-771-2847 •AP Invoice entry
•Payment V/Reissue, check distribution
•Payment inquiries -Vendors N - Z
Sharmaine Stevenson ASB 201 stevenss@tcnj.edu 609-771-2732 •Accounts Payable Payments, Voids
•Invoice inquiry/Entry
•COA changes
Sweata Chattopadhyay remote chattops@tcnj.edu •System Analysis
Tomas Hammar ASB 201 hammart1@tcnj.edu 609-771-2850 •Support Accounting, Budgeting and Treasury functions
•Financial Reporting
•Get-It Cards
Valarie McDuffie ASB 201 mcduffiv@tcnj.edu 609-771-3303 •Oversee Payroll, Finance & Business Services, Financial Systems and Budget
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