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CUNY Finance Budget Coordinator - Business Office in Queens, New York

Job Title: Finance Budget Coordinator - Business Office

Job ID: 20460

Location: LaGuardia Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit to learn more.

The primary objective of the Budget Office at LaGuardia Community College is to align planning and budgeting activities and processes to effectively and efficiently maintain and develop human, physical, and financial resources for the College. The Budget Office provides timely and accurate information so that senior leadership, business managers and University central administration can make information decisions.

Reporting to the Budget Director, the Finance Coordinator assists with the daily activities of the Budget Office, including:

  • Assist in the implementation of the college's annual Budget;

  • Process budget modifications in various financial information systems;

  • Monitor, analyze, and reconcile budgets and expenditures within various financial systems;

  • Prepare, reconcile, and distribute monthly and annual budget reports;

  • Coordinate with program managers, directors and liaisons to ensure restricted program budgets are aligned correctly according to the program proposal, and that expenses are reflected timely and accurately.

  • Assist Budget Director with performing various college-wide projections and analyses.

  • Assist with CUNYfirst payroll upload process. Run reports and make corrections as necessary.


Bachelor's Degree required.


  • Two (2) years of experience in budget finance, accounting, or related area preferred.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access) preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills preferred.


Administers program and unit budgets and related functions.

  • Processes and maintains data in budget systems

  • Prepares budgets, projections and financial reports

  • Collects and reports fiscal information as required, and assists in analyzing financial information

  • Coordinates with various departments on budget and accounting matters

  • Monitors systems and operational issues to improve overall workflows

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Finance Budget Coordinator


Assistant to HEO




Salary: $39,282 - $69,188

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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