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CUNY Finance Coordinator - Business Office in Bronx, New York

Job Title: Finance Coordinator - Business Office

Job ID: 21935

Location: Lehman College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Under the supervision of the Director of Auxiliary Services, performs professional administrative financial and analytic responsibilities in maintaining the fiscal records and operations for the Lehman College Related Entities. The position will also be responsible for day-to-day administrative and front-desk activities of the Campus Activities Office.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor and coordinate the day-to-day payment activities of the office’s front desk including accounts payable, payroll and parking.

  • Provides general administrative support to assist with the effective and efficient operation of the office including answering student inquires, responding to requests for information and providing policy guidance on programs overseen by the related entities including parking, bookstore, dining, and vending.

  • Monitor the budgets and balances for the various related entities accounts and report variances to the department.

  • Prepares budget documents for distribution as part of the annual budget process.

  • Ensure that financial transactions are in adherence to the related entities bylaws and guidelines.

  • Processes, tracks and maintains financial data in EPS/Quickbooks/CUNYFirst Qgiv or any other software program used by the Office using the appropriate accounts, classifications and chartfields.

  • Assist in the development of the implementation of new programs and procedures as they relate to the fiscal management of the related entities.

  • Coordinates policy with the Budget, Purchasing, Bursar, General Accounting and the departments as


  • Review Data entry activities, identify and resolve discrepancies.

  • Researches and reports on payment histories and other information for management.

  • Assists in the administration of third party contracts.


Bachelor's Degree required.


  • Must be proficient with Excel, Word and Access.

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

  • Ability to work directly with the college community, vendors, private and public personnel.

  • Knowledge of Accounting, GASB, CUNY and State of New York Financial and auditing principles.

  • Must be customer service oriented with excellent organizational skills and a high attention to accuracy and detail

  • Experience with PeopleSoft or equivalent financial software

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

All candidates will draft a writing sample as part of the interview process to demonstrate their ability to write memos and letters that are grammatically correct and express information clearly.


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




Salary commensurate with education and experience.

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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April 8, 2020


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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