The Rockefeller University - New York, NY

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Job Title Accountant

Employment Status

Laboratory / Department Finance

Department Description

The Finance Department of the University encompasses the Controller's Office and the Office of Budget, Treasury and Research Administration. These offices are dedicated to ensuring the integrity of data submitted, recorded and reported and to providing the highest level of financial services in support of the University's mission in Biomedical Research.

Detailed Description

Will be responsible for supporting the Finance Office in a broad range of activities. Responsibilities include preparing monthly bank reconciliations for the Controlled Disbursement, Payroll and Payroll Tax accounts, bank deposits for the main operating account, preparing monthly analysis/report of Payroll Taxes and submitting to the Controller for review, reviewing all energy invoices and preparing all related general ledger entries for accrual purposes as well as preparing the year end analysis of the account, reviewing all water and sewer expenses and preparing related monthly reconciliations and annual year end analysis, assisting in monitoring and tagging all new equipment additions for the university on a quarterly basis, preparing the quarterly investment cost reconciliation between Private I and the general ledger, maintaining files on Investors and disbursing royalty payments when required, preparing annual analysis of the Royalty account for Controller showing royalty income received and disbursed for the reporting year, and working on special projects and analysis as deemed appropriate.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree required; educational emphasis in accounting preferred. Must have a minimum of three to four years of accounting experience relating to reconciliations, recording of entries in the general ledger system, and performing various analyses on financial accounts. Must have a substantial knowledge of Microsoft Excel and knowledge of the Oracle General Ledger system.

Additional Details

Currency USD

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The Rockefeller University is one of the world's leading biomedical research centers. For more than 110 years, our scientists have...