Cornell Tech is a new graduate campus of Cornell University that brings together faculty, students, business leaders and tech entrepreneurs in a catalytic environment to reinvent the way we live in the digital age. The campus is led by the Dean and Vice Provost who works closely with a small team of academics and administrators.
A hallmark of Cornell Tech is a rapid pace of change and growth, which serve as opportunities to pursue excellence and improvement, not merely scale. We iterate to learn quickly from our activities and to improve our programs and ways of working. We further expect our organizational structure to continue to change, given the pace of our activities and programs and our iterative learning process. We see Cornell Tech serving as a model organization for our students, demonstrating the operations of a highly effective, dynamic, information-age organization.
As a member of the Cornell Tech finance team, the Business Accounts Coordinator provides financial services and support to the campus. This position helps manage and maintain all Cornell Tech operational accounts, and be responsible for processing financial transactions/ corrections, performing reconciliations, KFS chart management, and basic financial analysis and reporting. He/she processes monthly reconciliation of assigned accounts; investigates research and resolve discrepancies; assists with procurement process (RFPs, setting up POs and invoicing); and as needed, escalates to/ work with other members of the finance team. In addition, the Coordinator is primarily responsible for confirming the process of tuition and financial aid distributions to accurate accounts, working closely with the Student Services team and other applicable teams. He/she handles bursar billings; various transactions and credit card payment reconciliations; and ensures these processes are accurately reflected in the system. In addition, the Coordinator provides support for annual budget development, in-year re-forecast, and year-end close processes. He/she acts as backup to the Grants Coordinators; co-monitors the Finance Outlook mailbox; and provides backup and support to fellow team members as may be necessary to meet campus demands and deadlines.
Bachelor's degree or 1-2 years of formal training beyond a HS diploma with 2-4 years of relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Accounting experience and/or formal coursework in accounting applications is required.
Must be able to compile, analyze, and report on complex data.
Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential data with discretion.
Strong analytical, logic, organizational & interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
Must be able to prioritize & manage multiple projects of varying complexity & urgency.
Ability to independently plan and prioritize responsibilities to meet competing deadlines while working under pressure.
Excellent customer service and communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly, confidently and concisely in verbal and written formats to a wide variety of constituents.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Exceptional candidates with Associate's degree in another field and applicable professional work experience in accounting, finance, business, or research administration may be considered.
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