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CUNY Finance Coordinator-  Accounting in Queens, New York

Finance Coordinator- Accounting

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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:

  • Prepare and upload files into Financial Edge and CUNYfirst for various Non-Tax Levy Business Units

  • Process CUNYfirst Accounts Receivable billing

  • Maintain CUNYfirst Accounts receivable payments reconciliation against billings and maintain monthly schedules

  • Assist in Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) administration via CUNYfirst

  • Assist in CUNYfirst Asset Management reconciliation

  • Process journal entries as needed

  • Assist with the performing of month-end, quarterly, mid-year and year-end closings, and the preparation and issuing of financial statements and supporting schedules

  • Assist with annual audits by preparation of reconciliation schedules and other related documents to the auditors.

  • Assist in preparation of IRS 990 taxes, etc. for various non-tax levy accounts.

  • Prepare budget upload files for various entities and maintain budgets

  • Assist with the preparation of data needed for budget

  • Maintain and create spreadsheets pertaining to non-tax levy and tax levy accounts

  • Update and maintain the department’s SharePoint site

  • Act as a liaison between departments.


Bachelor's Degree required.


-Degree in Accounting

-CUNY or Higher Education experience

-Knowledge of PeopleSoft/Oracle.

-Knowledge of Blackbaud’s Financial Edge or other accounting software

-Experience utilizing Microsoft Excel (including pivot tables and VLOOKUP).

-Experience untilizing Word, Access, and SharePoint.

-Excellent oral, written communication and organizational skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.

-Ability to work directly with a team 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, 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.

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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Open until filled with review to begin in 21 days


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.