The Department of Anesthesiology is an academic department at Columbia University Medical Center focused on clinical, education and research priorities with over 100 full-time faculty members and 140 trainees. Reporting to the Vice Chair for Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the Department of Anesthesiology with accountability to the Departmental Administrator, the candidate will provide support for the Department's financial reporting and analysis. This position will provide the candidate with the opportunity to contribute to the Department's priorities and learn about academic medicine by working closely with the Department's finance and administration team.
Under the direction of the CFO, develop and prepare monthly reports on grant/contract revenue and expenses for Principal Investigators (PIs)
Reconcile monthly grant expenses, prepare salary allocations and review any necessary budget changes with the CFO and Department's grant managers
Prepare various monthly and quarterly financial reports for clinical initiatives that are presented to the Department Chair
Assist with the preparation of the annual Department budget
Support reconciliation of faculty practice revenue in accordance with University requirements
All other duties as assigned
Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance plus three years of related work experience
Strong Excel (formulas, pivot tables, lookups) and PowerPoint skills are required
Strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills a must
Must have the ability to use good judgment in handling confidential financial data
Must possess a strong work ethic with the ability to manage multiple priorities along with a strong desire to be an actively-engaged member
Willingness to continue to upgrade skills and assist other team members with varying Excel skill levels to further develop their knowledge
Knowledge of PeopleSoft financial system is a plus
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 505689
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