The Graduate Center, CUNY is the focal point for advanced teaching and research at The City University of New York (CUNY), the nation's largest urban public university. With over 35 doctoral and master???s programs of the highest caliber, the Graduate Center fosters pioneering research and scholarship in the arts and sciences and prepares students for careers in universities and the private, nonprofit, and government sectors. The Graduate Center???s commitment to research and scholarship for the public good is exemplified by its more than 30 centers, institutes, and initiatives, including its Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), a 200,000 square-foot facility in upper Manhattan, designed to promote collaboration among scientists in five areas of global research and innovation: nanoscience, photonics, structural biology, neuroscience, and environmental sciences.
The Graduate Center (GC) benefits from highly ambitious and diverse students and alumni???who in turn teach hundreds of thousands of undergraduates every year. Through its public programs, the Graduate Center enhances New York City???s intellectual and cultural life.
The Financial Reporting Manager reports directly to the Deputy to the Senior Vice President (SVP) for Finance and Administration and is primarily responsible for Adult Continuing Education Accounting (ACE) and developing and distribution analyses and reports to Senior staff (and Units) for both tax levy and non-tax levy activities at the GC.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Develops fund reports for non-tax levy/related entities.
Develops and distributes quarterly projections for related entities.
Performs forensic analyses of historical revenue and expenditures as needed.
Serves as a liaison with Provost staff to provide monthly and quarterly reports related to restricted fund balances held in the related entities.
Serves as system administrator and sets up and maintains users for funds held in the Graduate Center Foundation and ACE.
Serves as a liaison with Budget Directors to prepare and deliver ad hoc reports related to tax levy budgets and projections.
Develops reports and presentations as directed by either the SVP or Deputy to the SVP.
Serves as a liaison with staff in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to provide reports of funds held by the Research Foundation (RF) CUNY.
Leads ACE accounting, including journal entries, transfers of funds, bank reconciliations, analytics and other revenue accounting related to ACE.
Serves as a liaison with ACE program staff to ensure timely and accurate reporting of ACE revenue.
Assists with budgeting, year-end financial reporting and audits for all areas within the GC.
Develops and maintains consistency in financial reporting and financial statements.
Assists with system implementations within the Business Office.
Serves as back up for non tax-levy vendor additions as needed.
Supervises staff as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree and six years' related experience required.
A preferred candidate should have:
Bachelor???s degree in Accounting or a related field.
An advanced degree.
CPA certification can substitute for 1 year of experience
Advanced knowledge of MS Office and database applications.
Experience providing analyses and reports to senior leadership in an organization.
Experience with PeopleSoft 9.0.
Experience with financial reporting.
Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
Ability to work independently on complex assignments.
Experience with Financial Edge.
Experience in higher education and/or not-for-profit organizations.
Experience with forensic analyses
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Manages the financial activities of a College or major program.
Advises management regarding funding appropriateness and proposes fiscal solutions to resolve academic and/or administrative issues
Develops and recommends policies and controls to assure the responsible use of resources
Supports strategic planning processes; assesses outcomes and makes recommendations regarding resource allocations
Prepares and manages production of statistical/analytical reports pertinent to financial and operational activities
Assists in developing budgeting policies and procedures, and interprets University-wide policy
Liaisons with auditors and other internal and external agencies as necessary
May negotiate contracts
May hire, supervise and train finance and/or clerical staff and manage related administrative functions
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Finance Manager
Higher Education Associate
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
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.
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A graduate school of arts and sciences, a hub of some 30 centers of applied and theoretical research, and a platform for performance, discussion and debate, the Graduate Center is a community of students, scholars, and researchers dedicated to the idea that learning is a public good. The GC is home to a core faculty of approximately 140 teachers and mentors. The faculty is enhanced by more than 1,600 faculty from across the CUNY colleges, as well as from cultural, academic, and scientific institutions throughout New York City and beyond.