Posting Number 2018-4100 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 2018-01-10 Union N/A School/Division Office of the VP Financial Operations & Treasurer (WS1220) Department Name : CDV-Sponsored Program Administration FT/PT Full-Time
The Senior Financial Analyst manages the team responsible for the post-award administration of the grant life-cycle, including project set up, billing, collection, reporting and close-out. Ensures University compliance with federal, state and city guidelines as well as grant-specific requirements. Collaborates with the Assistant Controller in the evaluation of current policies and procedures. Performs complex calculations and analysis. Serves as primary liaison with faculty, research staff and financial administrators. Participates in special projects as required by management.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
Preferred Education: MBA with a concentration in Accounting or Finance or Masters degree.
Required Experience: 5 years relevant professional level experience or equivalent combination. Must include experience with financial analysis, financial reporting, training and supervising staff.
Preferred Experience: Experience with accounting and/or research accounting within a higher education environment.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Ability to analyze, interpret, and communicate a variety of financial information to individuals at all levels. Excellent organizational and negotiation skills and ability to resolve complex problems. Strong financial management, analytical, interpersonal, communications, and writing skills. Expert knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Experience with PeopleSoft financial software for Education and Government. CPA license.
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