Reporting to the Divisional Administrator and Grants Financial Manager, the Financial Analyst will help oversee the financial management of the Division. S/he will manage, monitor, and assist with divisional account finances utilizing ARC, PAC, FINSYS and other University financial systems.
Reconciles all financial transactions on a monthly basis and performs appropriate allocations.
Provides variance reports to Divisional Administrator and prepares long-range forecasts for all projects.
Initiates transactions through university financial data systems for final review and approval by Divisional Administrator.
Assists with budget development and entry into university systems.
Monitors and appropriately charges expenses to government and private grant accounts.
Coordinates salary distributions on unrestricted and restricted (grants etc.) projects.
Monitors and clears expense overruns on projects.
Monitors and immediately clears suspense accounts.
Generates monthly research profit and loss statements for distribution and review with principal investigators.
Assists Financial Grants Manager in the submissions of grants and aids in tracking key award trigger dates for successful financial management.
Assists Divisional Administrator with generation and analysis of clinical data and scorecards in support of the faculty practice.
Assists in the tracking of IT inventory, ordering, telecomm requests, and supporting day-to-day activities related to management of administrative space.
Performs additional special projects and duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills
Master's degree in related field would substitute for experience
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 500950
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