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We have an outstanding career opportunity for a Finance Manager at eCornell! If you are highly motivated and driven to succeed, we want to hear from you!
Reporting to the Sr. Director of Finance & Administration, the Finance Manager will organize, lead and direct the eCornell Finance team by establishing a service-oriented team, providing exceptional support in financial management, reporting, and policy interpretations.
What you will do:
Oversee and manage the daily finance and accounting operations of eCornell including general accounting, financial planning, internal controls, management reporting, risk and cash management.
Partner with Sr. Director of Finance & Administration and Business Analyst on the development of key metrics, trend analyses, and financial projections in support of decisionmaking.
Provide effective leadership, supervision, and positive support for transaction accuracy, compliance, timeliness, and exceptional customer service.
Work toward continually optimizing the department's efficiencies and effectiveness.
Optimize the utilization of University financial systems and apply expertise in interpreting and applying University financial policies, best practices, and standard operating procedures.
Maintain an effective working relationship while partnering with various university central offices including DFA and the University Budget Office on financial and administrative matters to ensure compliance and adhere to current policy and procedures.
What we need:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required, with 3 - 5 years of experience in financial operations and management, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
1-2 years of experience supervising staff support positions with demonstrated effective leadership and supervisor yskills.
Must possess a strong teamwork philosophy and ability to motivate staff in a fast-paced work environment, with a commitment to fostering a culture of inclusion.
Must be highly organized with an impeccable attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and delegate to team members.
Demonstrated expertise in budgeting and financial analysis and reporting.
Strong analytical and sophisticated reasoning skills are essential. Ability to analyze large amounts of data, deliver succinct reports, and consult with executives to guide decision making and lead executive support.
Excellent customer service skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals.
Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills.
Ability to handle confidential issues with tact and discretion, and to sustain ethical workplace practices.
Proven ability to interpret and apply policy and procedures to daily tasks in a consistent and thoughtful manner, with a commitment to kindly enforcing university policies and procedures.
Demonstrated comfort with working in an ever-changing environment; willingness to adapt in the midst of ambiguity.
Additionally, we would prefer:
Experience with Cornell's systems (including KFS, Longview, OBIEE Dashboards), as well aspolicies, procedures, and the University budgetmodel.
2+ years strong supervisory and leadershipexperience.
What we offer YOU:
The opportunity to work with a dynamic group of people in a high-growth organization where employee development is promoted.
A broad set of competitive benefits under the Endowed program, including educational opportunities, access to virtual wellness programs, health care options, 3 weeks of paid vacation, 13 paid holidays, and superior retirement contributions. https://hr.cornell.edu/benefits-pay
**No VISA sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position.**
This position is located in Ithaca, New York. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the University's need to limit the number of on-campus employees, the successful applicant will be asked to perform this role remotely at a location of their choice in the United States for a limited period of time until the University can permit more employees to work on campus.
The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholdings for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside New York State.
University Job Title:
Mgr Finance I
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