Under the supervision of the Accounts Payable Manager, performs professional administrative financial and analytic responsibilities in maintaining the fiscal records of the college. Conducts analysis, interprets statements of financial obligations and prepares appropriate reports.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Monitor and coordinate the day-to-day accounts payable activities and staff
Audit financial transactions to ensure adherence to CUNY & State guidelines
Processes, tracks and maintains financial data in CUNYfirst using the appropriate chartfields
Coordinates with budget, purchasing and department users to establish directives to support financial activities
Administrative support in order to ensure effective and efficient office operations
Review Data entry activities, identify and resolve data quality issues
Investigates and reports on payment histories and other information for management
Lehman College, of The City University of New York, ranks among the top five institutions in the nation for fostering social mobility. A four-year Hispanic-Serving Institution in the Bronx, Lehman offers bachelor???s, master???s, and advanced degrees and certificate programs in the Liberal Arts, sciences, and professions. The College???s community-driven mission and notable academic programs attract a diverse, international enrollment of over 15,000 students who take courses on its 37-acre, tree-lined campus and online degree programs. Many thousands more community members benefit yearly from its active cultural, educational, health, and economic outreach programs and services.
Bachelor's Degree required.
Must be proficient with Excel, Word, and Access
Ability to effectively communicate with customers, vendors and co-workers verbally, in writing and through email
Ability to work directly with accounting team or as an individual
Knowledge of CUNY and State of New York Financial and auditing principles
Must possess a quality and customer service orientation with excellent organizational skills and a high attention to accuracy and detail
Experience with PeopleSoft or equivalent financial software
Prior experience working in fast paced accounts payable environment
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Performs financial analysis and administrative work related to College or unit accounting.
Prepares, reconciles and distributes expenditure and related accounting reports
Creates and maintains various spreadsheets related to financial analysis
Processes and tracks transactional entries
Provides support in the administration of various business operations
Coordinates with various departments on accounting matters
Monitors systems and operations to assure a smooth workflow
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Finance Coordinator
Assistant to HEO
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
$60,394 - $65,946 salary commensurate with education and experience. Revised
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.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.
Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).
Open until a candidate has been identified.
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
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 Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is the only senior college of The City University of New York (CUNY) located in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Lehman serves a diverse population of more than 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The College serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission as is a clear commitment to student engagement including advisement. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship and professional development support.