The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center is seeking a Finance Manager. In this role, the successful candidate will serve as an integral member of the departmental leadership team. She/He will assist in the management of all financial activities by providing a wide range of fiscal analysis and support. Working closely with the Assistant Director, the Manager of Finance will review financial activity, administration of budgets, and provide analytical reporting for HICCC/Irving Funds.
Design and implements financial controls to ensure the integrity of the financial data
Reconciles financial and other data with records from internal and external stakeholders, internal systems, and medical center systems
Analyzes financial data to show trends and identifies possible savings or other opportunities for efficiencies
Monitors budgets and collaborates with unit managers to design and create analytical tools for financial management, such as tracking expenses
Prepares, reviews, and submits budgets for review by senior management and program directors, in a timely manner
Partners with Executive Director and Assistant Director on strategic business planning to execute ad hoc information requests, analyses, and discuss exceptional inquiries & decisions that routinely arise (e.g. Quarterly reporting on Irving funds)
Assists the Assistant Director in managing the quarterly, and year-end close processes
Reconciles and allocates Irving funds and special revenue/funding to ensure compliance with expenditures
Serve as the departmental expert resource on financial transaction process as well as policy compliance and good accounting practices
Manages financial reporting deadlines, along with the composition and distribution of internal financial statements and reports
Collaborates with key stakeholders on various analytics, reporting, and other ad-hoc projects
Identify opportunities to improve efficiency of current processes and propose improvements
Take ownership of monthly reporting for Principal Investigators and Shared Resource Units portfolio
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience plus 4 years of related experience
You excel in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment and can wear multiple hats. You are a detail-oriented numbers person, as well as people person who is highly organized and always looking for more efficient ways of doing things. You bring energy and new ideas to your work and leverage them to build strong relationships with colleagues across different teams. You also have the following:
Experience in preparing financials for a large, complex organization.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance
Robust understanding of accounting best practices
A passion for and experience leveraging systems and driving process improvements
Data driven, analytical approach to problem solving, leaving to systemic improvements, and lasting results
ERP experience (SAP, PeopleSoft, etc)
Expert-level software skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, and MS data platforms)
*Self-starter and must have ability to work remotely
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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