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CUNY Finance Coordinator -Accounts Payable in Bronx, New York

Finance Coordinator -Accounts Payable

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Lehman College

Full/Part Time




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Under the supervision of the Accounts Payable Manager, performs professional administrative financial and analytic responsibilities in maintaining the fiscal records of the college. Conducts analysis, interprets statements of financial obligations and prepares appropriate reports.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor and coordinate the day-to-day accounts payable activities and staff

  • Audit financial transactions to ensure adherence to CUNY & State guidelines

  • Processes, tracks and maintains financial data in CUNYfirst using the appropriate chartfields

  • Coordinates with budget, purchasing and department users to establish directives to support financial activities

  • Administrative support in order to ensure effective and efficient office operations

  • Review Data entry activities, identify and resolve data quality issues

  • Investigates and reports on payment histories and other information for management

Lehman College, of The City University of New York, ranks among the top five institutions in the nation for fostering social mobility. A four-year Hispanic-Serving Institution in the Bronx, Lehman offers bachelor’s, master’s, and advanced degrees and certificate programs in the Liberal Arts, sciences, and professions. The College’s community-driven mission and notable academic programs attract a diverse, international enrollment of over 15,000 students who take courses on its 37-acre, tree-lined campus and online degree programs. Many thousands more community members benefit yearly from its active cultural, educational, health, and economic outreach programs and services.


Bachelor's Degree required.

  • Must be proficient with Excel, Word, and Access

  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers, vendors and co-workers verbally, in writing and through email

  • Ability to work directly with accounting team or as an individual

  • Knowledge of CUNY and State of New York Financial and auditing principles

  • Must possess a quality and customer service orientation with excellent organizational skills and a high attention to accuracy and detail

  • Experience with PeopleSoft or equivalent financial software

  • Prior experience working in fast paced accounts payable environment

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


Performs financial analysis and administrative work related to College or unit accounting.

  • Prepares, reconciles and distributes expenditure and related accounting reports

  • Creates and maintains various spreadsheets related to financial analysis

  • Processes and tracks transactional entries

  • Provides support in the administration of various business operations

  • Coordinates with various departments on accounting matters

  • Monitors systems and operations to assure a smooth workflow

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Finance Coordinator


Assistant to HEO




$60,394 - $65,946 salary commensurate with education and experience. Revised

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.