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CUNY Finance Coordinator- Accounting and Accounts Payable in Queens, New York

Finance Coordinator- Accounting and Accounts Payable

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Queens College

Full/Part Time




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Reporting to the Queens College Finance and Business Affairs Director, the Finance Coordinator, will, in addition to the CUNY Title Overview, perform various tasks in the office of Accounting and Accounts Payable, including but not limited to the following:

  • Process accounts payable vouchers and travel and expense reimbursements for the college business units.

  • Audit transactions to ensure accuracy and proper documentation.

  • Perform semi-manual and monthly bank reconciliations for all Non-Tax Levy Bank accounts.

  • Perform pay cycle process.

  • Add Customers to CUNYfirst Accounts Receivable module.

  • Prepare accounting journal entries as needed.

  • Prepare monthly schedules pertaining to Accounts Payable and other liability General Ledger accounts.

  • Prepare analyses and reconciliations.

  • Maintain user profiles and approval hierarchy in CUNYfirst’ s Travel and Expense Module.

  • Maintain records/spreadsheets pertaining to Tax Levy and Non-Tax Levy accounts.

  • Reconciliation of college’s cardholders Travel, Net and P-card transactions.

  • Assist in training of college community in the use of CUNYfirst’ s Modules, such as Accounts Payable, Travel & Expense, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's Degree required.


  • Degree in Accounting.

  • CUNY or Higher Education Experience.

  • Working knowledge of CUNYfirst (PeopleSoft), Financial Edge or other accounting software.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel (including pivot tables and V-Lookups) and PowerPoint.

  • Previous knowledge in Accounts payable.

  • Knowledge of CUNY and/or State of New York financial system (SFS) procedures.

  • Excellent oral, written communication and organizational skills with high attention to detail and accurcy.

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, work collectively with others and independently


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 range $46,903 - $50,745

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.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: 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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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.


Open until filled with review to begin 12/05/2022


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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.