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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Finance Specialist.
This position will be responsible for budgetary and financial oversight of all departmental grant, institutional, and discretionary funds including reconciliation, compliance with applicable policies and regulations, dissemination of financial reporting to departmental stakeholders, and funds management in alliance with departmental goals. The Finance Specialist is expected to add value by creating dashboards & metrics, identifying and driving business analysis, providing decision support analysis to be used by leadership to facilitate informed decisions, and to generate valuable insights and transparency around all areas of the business Reporting to and working in conjunction with the Associate Director of Finance, the Finance Specialist will provide high level financial analysis and strategic guidance to department leadership.
Serves as main point of contact for PIs and staff
Manage and process all interface files from payroll for all Medical Center employees.
Research payroll discrepancies and prepare payroll suspense reports.
Preparation of Salary and Wages analysis.
Reviews and approves requisitions, pcard and other expense transactions for certain Divisions
Researches and reports variances to grant budget
Prepares projections and rolling forecasts over multiple fiscal years
Meet with Division administrator, grant manager and PIs on quarterly basis to go over financials.
Process transactions such as effort distribution changes, cost transfers and Journal entries
Responsible for understanding all financial and operational issues and potential impacts.
Supports the preparation of monthly and year-end financial statements.
Reconciles grant, operating, discretionary, and program accounts, and provides ongoing grant support essential to effective department operations.
Updates and reconciles and reviews accounts on a monthly basis.
Performs on-going reporting and analytical projects on an ad-hoc basis supporting the department.
Ensures accuracy of general ledger, financial statements and ancillary reports.
Oversees reporting on financial operations to faculty, principal investigators, lab managers and department leadership.
To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and a minimum of three to five (4-5) years of accounting experience.
Must have a sound understanding of accounting and/or finance and a general understanding of grants policies and regulations.
Strong work ethic, with ability to work extended hours as required.
Have a good understanding of excel.
Working knowledge of general ledger, journal entries, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and month end, preferred. Not-for-profit, healthcare or public accounting background preferred.
Excellent analytical skills combined with a strong attention to detail and the ability to present complex information in a usable format to a diverse audience. Ability to interpret and apply finance and accounting policies, practices, and systems.
Ability to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Strong planning, organization, customer service, and written/verbal communication skills.
Proficiency in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams.
Computer and Software Skills:
Must become and remain proficient in all programs necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities for this role.
Knowledge of PeopleSoft is preferred.
Strong proficiency with advanced Excel including pivot tables and v look up. Microsoft Word.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
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About NYU Langone Medical Center
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.