The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University's second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.
The Accounts Representative will be primarily responsible for the budgetary and financial management aspects of the CALS budget group. Budgetary management responsibilities include auditing all commitment entries within the Commitment Tracking System (CTS), assisting in the annual reconciliation of CTS to the Longview Budgeting System, performing salary analysis and allocating funds appropriately, and tying the CTS database to the control totals weekly. Financial management responsibilities will include allocations to departments, account analysis, oversight of the Academic Equipment Replacement Fund, preparing various assessment billings to CALS departments, creating financial eDocs within the KFS system, processing all Geneva utility bills and recording these transactions within KFS. Additional financial analysis and reporting responsibilities will include assisting with the reconciliation of the CTS to KFS (Kuali Financial System) core funding accounts, completing the product testing annual billing, and compiling and reporting TA (Teaching Assistant) and GRA (Graduate Research Assistant) analysis to the Associate Dean and Director of Academic Programs. Additional analysis projects will be assigned as requests come into the department
This position will also assume the roles of Telecom Coordinator and back-up resource for the administrative support team for the Dean's Office. The Accounts Representative will perform administrative functions for the budget team, such as filing, providing meeting support, ordering supplies, and calendaring.
Formal training beyond a HS diploma with 1 to 2 years; 2 years college coursework, or Associates degree; more than 2 years of experience or equivalent.Experience in a business setting and strong knowledge of financial systems.Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, and have strong knowledge of database management and internet skills.Sound judgment, excellent reasoning and decision-making skills, meticulous record keeping and ability to work with diverse personalities.Must be able to work under pressure with a great deal of initiative.Proceed alone on regular tasks consulting with supervisor on questionable situations.Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple projects.Ability to work well with others is required while creating a high-quality and respectful work environment.Must be able to work independently while supporting the efforts of an overall team.Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy with a wide range of internal and external constituencies is a must.Must have demonstrated ability to handle sensitive/confidential material in a professional manner.Ability to efficiently perform administrative functions for Budget Team, such as filing, meeting support, ordering of supplies, calendaring, etc. Serve as back-up resource for Administrative Support team within Dean's Suite.
Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance with two+ years of experience in a financial setting.Knowledge of Cornell finance and accounting systems.
To be considered for this position, please submit application prior by October 2, 2017.
Visa sponsorship and relocation assistance unavailable for this position.
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