The Graduate Center 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 global research and innovation. CUNY values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching, and service missions of the university.
The Graduate Center 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 Analyst reports to the Accounting and Reporting Manager and is primarily responsible for all financial reporting activities for the Office of Finance and Administration. This position requires the incumbent to work in the office 4 days a week and 1 day remote. This hybrid work schedule is subject to change.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Develops ???All Fund Reports??? for the President, Provost, Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration, and other constituents throughout the Graduate Center;
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 fund balances held in the CUNY Research Foundation, the Graduate Center and the non-tax levy activities including all related entities;
Serves as a liaison with Budget Directors to provide/prepare (pull/deliver) ad hoc reports related to tax levy budgets and projections;
Develops reports and presentations as directed by either the SVP for Finance and Administration or VP for Finance and Administration as needed;
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;
Develops budgets for non-tax levy activities;
Develops and maintains consistency in financial reporting and financial statements; Assists with system implementations within the Office of Finance and Administration;
Assists with yearend audit, including preparation of analyses, financial statements, notes to financial statements, and Management Discussion and Analysis (MDA);
Develops other ad hoc reports as requested;
Performs other duties as assigned which are reasonably within the scope of this job classification.
Bachelor's Degree and four years' related experience required. An advanced degree or CPA certification can substitute for 2 years of experience.
Advanced knowledge of MS Office and database applications.
Proficiency with College revenue accounting for Tuition and Fees and Adult Continuing Education. Experience with PeopleSoft 9.0.
Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
Ability to work independently on complex assignments. Availability to work occasional evenings or weekends.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Coordinates financial matters for a program or department under management direction.
Maintains financial accounts for income and spending; administers the allocation of funds
Analyzes spending, income trends and usage to recommend improvements
Manages the collection of revenue and accounts receivable
Tracks and maintains financial data to provide fiscal reports to management; produces forecasting projections
Monitors the financial condition of operating centers to ensure efficient use of resources
Performs ad hoc reporting and analysis as necessary
May supervise subordinate staff
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Finance Specialist
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
$52,267-$70,238/year. Salary commensurate with education andexperience.
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.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.
After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.
If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366thday.
Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.
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Open until filled with review of applications to begin on May 3, 2023 (previous applicants from Job ID 25659 need not reapply).
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
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.