Financial Coordinator- Temporary
Columbia University 301 reviews - New York, NY
Full-time, Temporary

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4563- CCO Office of Global Programs



Job Type

Officer Full-Time Temporary

Bargaining Unit

If temporary, indicate duration

12 months

Job Family

Finance / Accounting

Salary Grade


Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Advertised Summary Job Description

THIS IS A ONE YEAR TEMPORARY POSITION. BASIC FUNCTION: Reporting to the Associate Director of Budget Operation for the Office of Global Programs the incumbent provides financial and operational support for the Office of Global Programs. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: A. Assists the Associate Director with the international and local financial activities of the Office of Global Programs including the accurate and prompt processing, verification, and coding of expenses for all invoices, TBERs (travel and business expense reimbursements), check requests, travel advances, cash deposits and wire transfers, in the University Accounting System. Resolves inquiries on payment status for internal and external customers. B. Reconciles all departmental financial accounts against the University Accounting System for the purpose of budget analysis, forecasting and planning. Assists with the preparation of monthly, quarterly, as well as ad hoc reports, to track program expenditures. Supports the reconciliation of the program's bank account and posting of expenses. Assists in financial closeout of projects. Assists in maintaining accurate files. C. Participates in the development, analysis and monitoring of budgets at the direction of the Associate Director. Analyzes budget versus actual reports for assigned activity. Prepares journal entries and IDI transactions to properly record expenses. D. Supports the Associate Director in preparing the hiring and appointment paperwork necessary to hire administrative and academic appointments for the office and summer and consortium programs. Process bi-weekly payroll for office casual, temporary, and/or student workers. Maintain accurate appointment files according to University policies and help ensure compliance with hiring processes. E. Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required preferably in Accounting or Business Administration or a directly related field.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Must have proven experience in the daily processing of large batches of vouchers/invoices. Must have knowledge of generally accepted accounting and financial practices to manage and process accurate and timely payments to our customers both external and internal. Must be computer literate and able to communicate effectively both verbally and written. Must be able to work independently, maintain confidentiality, makes decisions under pressure and exercises tact and diplomacy at all times.

Preferred Qualifications

2 years experience in an accounting or Accounts Payable office preferred.

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