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CUNY Finance Coordinator -General Accounting in Bronx, New York

Finance Coordinator -General Accounting

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Lehman College

Full/Part Time




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Under direct supervision of the Controller, the Finance Coordinator (aHEO) will be responsible for assisting with the daily analytical functions of the Office of General Accounting. Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:

• Coordinates financial matters for a program, department, or related entity under management direction.

• Develops and implements new reporting procedures to facilitate financial reporting, revenue analysis, and internal control; assists with strategic planning.

• Play key roles in reviewing the Non-Tax Levy bank reconciliations and financial schedules in preparation for the mid-year, year-end audits.

• Prepare monthly commission and budget reports in coordination with Campus Activities Office.

• Analyzes the Non-Tax Levy trial balance accounts and assesses the accuracy and completeness of each balance.

• Tracks and maintains financial data to provide financial reports and forecasting revenue in preparation for NTL variance analysis.

• Provide guidance in accounting and financial policy issues following current GAAP and GASB rules and managing revenue and accounts receivable collection.

• Serves as a resource reference to interpret and comply with University Bank Account Policy, Cash Accountability Policy, and other related college policies pertaining to the NTL accounts.

• Performed ad-hoc reporting, special projects, and analysis reports.

• May supervise subordinate staff.

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 bachelors, masters, 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 in Accounting, Finance, or similar is required.and two years of related experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Two years of related experience preferred.

• Proficiency in using computers, financial systems, and databases, preferably with Oracle People Soft or CUNYfirst and QuickBooks.

• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and ability to perform high-level data analysis.

• Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make well-thought-out decisions.

• Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) & GASB rules.

• Knowledge of state finance laws.

• Strong writing and verbal communication skills.

• Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines in time-sensitive projects.

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

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.

Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.

After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.

If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.

Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.


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