Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Senior Director of Finance and the Senior Manager, Budgeting and Financial Analysis, the Analyst, Research Finance for the Department of Neurology, the Sergievsky Center and Taub Institute will support the research mission of the department through monitoring of research finances.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Supports annual budgeting process and quarterly reforecasts through data entry into budget tool for sponsored project and other restricted fund activity - Assists research administration team in development and maintenance of funding overviews/forecasts for research faculty and programs - Performs routine variance analysis for the department's research portfolio, including review of sponsored project revenue and sponsored project payroll allocations - Supports departmental allocation of funds flow activity related to research and maintains detailed schedules supporting journal entries - Performs analysis of financial performance of research faculty and programs through review of indirect cost revenue generation vs. overhead assessments - Oversees and stewards petty cash and pay card program used in the department to compensate research subjects - Serves as a backup for research administration team in assisting PIs in the development, review, submission and renewal of various types of sponsored project proposals from a variety of sponsors including NIH, private foundations and industry - Other project as assigned
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience. Plus three years of related experience related experience preferably in Accounting or Finance. Experience with PeopleSoft Financials desired.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bright, competent and organized individual that is self-motivated, reliable, conscientious, and able to solve analytical problems, as well as plan independently. Must be able to work with all levels of staff. Knowledge of clinical revenue cycle management and practice operations preferred.
Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficient or Advanced Proficiency in MS Excel. Highly skilled in MS Word. Ability to meet deadlines and maintain required confidentiality
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_166190
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