The Business Office provides support and assistance for Hostos Community College in the areas of accounting, accounts receivable, Perkins Loans, TAP certification, Research Foundation post-award accounting, and the college revenue budget. We seek to render timely, effective, efficient, and customer friendly service to all faculty members, staff, students, and administrators, as well as customers both within and outside the University community. We strive to maintain and enforce strong professional and ethical standards, while adhering to CUNY policies and procedures.
The Business Office is seeking applications for a Finance Coordinator, reporting to the Finance Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
Performs financial transactions for Non-Tax Levy entities including review of deposits and bank statements. Makes appropriate disbursements or refunds, salary advances, and travel and expenditure reimbursements.
Maintains financial records of contracts, authorizations, receipts and payments, and other activities (including College Administration, Scholarships, and Government Grants). Submits monthly, semi-annual, and annual financial data through CUNYfirst.
Completes financial analyses as well as prepares financial and management information reports.
Assists with mid-year and end-of-year procedures and with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures.
Assists with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures, and audits transactions for accuracy and compliance.
Examines invoices, claims, vouchers, statements, bills, etc. for accuracy by reviewing supporting data and records.
Prepares and submits the annual NYC Imprest Accountability Report.
Reviews submitted Non-Tax Levy Travel and Expense reimbursements for faculty/staff and confirms travel complies with NYS Travel Regulations.
Adheres to the CUNY Cash Accountability Policy.
Collaborates with Accounting, Accounts Payable, Budget, Payroll, and other offices on related projects and activities as assigned.
Responds to inquiries from faculty, staff, and students regarding financial policies and procedures.
Bachelor's Degree required.
The following qualifications are preferred:
At least 2 years experience in higher education
Experience with PeopleSoft (CUNYfirst)
Availability to work evening and weekend hours
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Performs financial analysis and administrative work related to College or unit accounting.
Prepares, reconciles and distributes expenditure and related accounting reports
Creates and maintains various spreadsheets related to financial analysis
Processes and tracks transactional entries
Provides support in the administration of various business operations
Coordinates with various departments on accounting matters
Monitors systems and operations to assure a smooth workflow
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Finance Coordinator
Assistant to HEO
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience up to a maximum of $61,162.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at www.cuny.edu and navigate the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings"
Please submit resume, cover letter and three professional references.
Open until filled with review of applications to begin January 20, 2021.
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Internal Number: 22184
About Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College, CUNY
Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change, transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities since 1968. Hostos serves as a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, and a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs. The College’s unique "student success coach" program, which partners students with individualized guidance, is emblematic of the premier emphasis on student support and services.