Reporting to the Divisional Administrator, the Finance Manager will be responsible for all payable, procurement and sponsored project post-award activities of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine.
Responsible for Post-award administration of sponsored research including effort reporting; preparation, monitoring, and reconciliation of budgets with ARC, COB and other general ledger based accounting systems; and salary distributions.
Monitor divisional Program and Center expenses to ensure budgetary compliance
Proactively ensure high levels of faculty satisfaction by developing and maintaining positive relationships with all members of the Division
Oversee reporting of financial status per lab and overall, prospective financial program evaluation and data collection and analysis
Process travel and business expense reports, reimbursements, check requests, and maintain and reconcile purchases made via P-card
Process invoices and maintain service contracts for the Division
Process purchase and change order requests
Serve as a liaison between the Division and the University's purchasing office to resolve issues
Generate invoices for MSAs, maintain detailed records and reconcile AR
Maintain an accurate filing system of financial activity related to the projects
Initiate transactions through University financial systems for final review and approval
Assist with annual budget preparation and monthly budget monitoring, as well as month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closings
Maintain and adjust budget estimates as needed
Process journal entries as required to ensure accurate accounting
Serve as liaison between the division and other offices
Support the day-to-day activities related to management of divisional space
Assist in the tracking of IT inventory and telecommunication requests
Review phone bills on a monthly basis and identify discrepancies
Perform additional special projects and duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience
Experience in accounting and/or finance
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Strong Excel and reporting skills
Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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