7581- TBI Taub Institute
Officer Full-Time Regular
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Hours Per Week
Finance / Accounting
Commensurate with Experience
Advertised Summary Job Description
Reporting to the Departmental Administrator the incumbent will provide support relative to the Institute's financial activities. Responsible for the preparation of budgets, grant applications, progress reports, FSR's and subcontracts. A central feature of this position is the reconciliation of accounts and preparation of monthly financial statements. Assist with annual budget preparation and quarterly budget monitoring. Acts as liaison between the funding agency, the Principal Investigators, Columbia's Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) and Sponsored Projects Finance (SPF) offices. Serve as contact between the office and outside departments, including departments in the Presbyterian Hospital and the Payroll office. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications for Grade Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant
Requires a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience preferably in Accounting or Finance.
Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant
This is a high pressure position as there are many grant deadlines. Requires a bright, competent and organized individual, that is self-motivated, reliable, conscientious, able to solve problems and plan independently. Must be able to work with all levels of staff. Position requires establishing and maintaining relationships within and across departments, as well as, servicing the grant and accounting needs of Principal Investigators. The ideal candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience creating and using MS Excel spreadsheets. Highly skilled in MS Word. Ability to meet deadlines and maintain confidentiality required.
Knowledge of ARC, and grants administration. Degree in Accounting highly desirable.
Special Indications This position works with:
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HIPAA Compliance training required
Participation in Medical Surveillance required
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