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CUNY Finance Coordinator – Macaulay Honors College in New York, New York

Job Title: Finance Coordinator – Macaulay Honors College

Job ID: 20562

Location: Graduate Center

Regular/Temporary: Regular


In collaboration with eight of CUNY’s senior campuses, Macaulay Honors College (MHC) provides the most promising undergraduate students with an elite academic program of interdisciplinary seminars, personalized advisement, and experiential learning supported by dedicated funding for study abroad, internships, and research. With an entering class of approximately 2100 students distributed on campuses across the five boroughs of New York City, Macaulay’s student body embraces the diversity of New York and represents the best and brightest of our next generation of leaders.

The Finance Coordinator will report to the Director of Budget and Finance. This role will be a key player with assisting the Macaulay Honors College Finance Department.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Serves as a liaison with the Graduate Center Accounts Payable and Purchasing departments to coordinate all tax levy purchasing and payments;

  • Assists in preparing inter-campus budget transfers;

  • Processes all purchase requisitions and travel expense reimbursements through CUNYfirst, including expenses relating to courses, faculty, college events and activities;

  • Utilizes CUNYfirst to track payments and ensure they are processed; monitors open encumbrances;

  • Processes invoices and purchase card expenses for Macaulay Honors College Foundation activities and programs;

  • Prepares monthly bank and investment reconciliations, including posting of journal entries;

  • Assists with monitoring the foundation’s accounts receivable balances;

  • Assists with the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports; and

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's Degree required.

A preferred candidate should have:

  • Two (2) years’ experience in accounting and financial analysis and reporting.

  • Experience in higher education.

  • Computer systems and software application knowledge such as FundEZ, Excel, QuickBooks and Financial Edge.

  • Working knowledge of Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) such as PeopleSoft (CUNYfirst).

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently and carry out complex assignments as needed.


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




$48,210 - $55,837 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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June 9, 2019


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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