CUNY Finance Accountant Assistant 1 - Accounting/Business Office in New York, New York
Finance Accountant Assistant 1 - Accounting/Business Office
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Under direct supervision, performs bookkeeping, clerical, and sub professional work of ordinary difficulty and responsibility related to college accounting. Such work may be performed utilizing computers and related technology.
There are two Assignment Levels for this position. All personnel perform related work. This specification describes typical assignments for this position; related duties may be assigned as needed.
ASSIGNMENT LEVEL 1:
As instructed, maintains financial records of contracts, appropriations, allocations, authorizations, and payments and assists in maintaining ledgers of accounts and in performing reconciliations.
As instructed, examines invoices, claims, vouchers, etc.; verifies documents for accuracy by
reviewing supporting data and records and assists in audit functions.
As authorized, receives remittances and payments; makes appropriate disbursements or refunds; keep logs and issues pertinent receipts.
Assists in processing invoices, vouchers, claims, statements, bills, etc.
Perform various calculations and computations, as directed.
Perform other related duties, such as generating reports and producing checks and other financial documents, as required.
ASSIGNMENT LEVEL 1A:
- This assignment level is only for College Accounting Assistants who have achieved the minimum qualification requirements for the title College Accountant, Level 1, but have not been reassigned to duties in that title.
Finance Accountant Assistant
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
This position reports to the Finance and Business Affairs Director (Accounting), Business Office/Fin Operations.
ASSIGNMENT LEVEL 1:
A high school diploma or its equivalent, plus
An associate degree from an accredited institution of higher education, AND One (1)year of full-time bookkeeping, figure clerk, account clerk, or similar experience, OR
A comparable combination of experience and education.
Demonstrated English language proficiency (ability to speak, read, write and understand English well enough to meet job requirements).
ASSIGNMENT LEVEL 1A:
- A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education, including or supplemented by at least eighteen (18) credits in accounting and at least six (6) credits in data processing, computer science, finance, banking, economics, taxation, statistics, or similar courses.
Two years of experience in an administrative setting is preferred. Candidates must have expertise in higher education administration or at a similar venue. Applicants experienced with the use of Blackbaud/Financial Edge and CUNYfirst will be given priority in consideration. Must have experience with Excel spreadsheets; querying and scheduling.
New Hire: $39,469 *
New Hire: $44,485 *
*This amount reflects a 13% salary suppression in effect for the first 24 months of employment only.
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website www.cuny.edu/employment. To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 26389
Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.
Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests
Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
Names and contact information of 3 references
Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.
The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on February 27, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
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.