Financial Analyst Accounts Rep V - Band E (non-exempt) Office of the Vice Provost for Research - Finance
The Financial Analyst will assist with day-to-day support for the sponsored pre & post-award financial activities for research centers, whose proposals are administered through the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. This will involve communicating with the PI, proposal budget preparation, sub award coordination, sponsor website input, funding transfers, etc. Coordinate with the Research Development team when needed. Provide back-up for sponsored financial responsibilities as required. Generate regular F&A reporting for the Research Division, with the ability to answer complex questions as to how the F&A is applied. Knowledge of all facets of F&A, and detailed analysis, will be required on a continual basis.
Support the Research Division Business Service Center related activities such as key metric development and regular analysis for workload balancing and quality/quantity oversight. In addition, help administer financial resource tools such as Data Visualization, Spend Viz, and related dashboards. Provide support regarding the evaluation, planning, implementation, and monitoring of DFA initiatives such as Concur, Internal Controls, and Revenue Recognition, etc.
Assist with implementing and administering special projects and process improvements as they arise, including those that would leverage benefits for multiple services that OVPR Finance provides.
Associates Degree with 4 - 6 years' experience in a financial setting or equivalent combination of education and experience.Must have sponsored financial pre-award experience, with a minimum of 2 years' university office experience.Strong customer service and communication skills are essential.Accuracy, attention to detail, analytical, time management, problem-solving, and organizational skills are necessary.Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively in a fast-paced, customer-oriented, team environment.Must be able to effectively organize, plan and prioritize multiple competing work activities under pressure.Exercise sound judgment and decision-making to process high volume transactions, and sometimes communicate information that is urgent or of a sensitive nature.Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.An overall positive attitude and demonstrated professionalism at all times is required.Must be comfortable working in an environment where change in processes/procedures occurs.Familiarity with standard office productivity tools (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.) is required, as well as familiarity working with government sponsor website interfaces.
Functionality of Cornell's on-line systems KFS, Dashboards, Travel System, Outlook for e-mail/calendaring). Also knowledge of Cornell's financial policies and procedures.
When applying, please attach both a cover letter and a resume. Some candidates find it easiest to combine both documents into one file.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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