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CUNY Finance Manager in Queens, New York

Finance Manager

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Queens College

Full/Part Time





Reporting directly to the Director of Procurement, the Finance Manager will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • The preparation of Board Resolutions and Contract packages for tax levy, non-tax levy projects & RFP's.

  • Oversee the development and process of advertisement in City Record and NYS Contract Reporter for Tax levy and other contracts.

  • Work alongside CUNY Legal and City Council on the drafting and approval of boiler plate contracts

  • Serve as the primary liaison for the Office of Facility Planning, Construction and Management (OFPCM) to verify funds availability, codification, and payment vouchers on capital contracts.

  • • Responsible for the management of CUNYFirst procurement and other related modules

  • Responsible for the all external and internal vendor correspondence including but not limited to: release of Invitation for Bid (IFB), Request for Price (RFQ), and Request for Proposal (RFP), conduct-vendor site-visits, issue addendums, and publicly open bids

  • Negotiate contract details with vendors based on price and product specifications

  • Advise internal customers with regards to current technology equipment products available under Office of General Services (OGS) and CUNY contracts

  • Responsible for acting on behalf of director in the absence

  • Works with IT to ensure Procurement website is updated and functional


Bachelor's Degree and six years' related experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of state procurement system

  • Extensive knowledge of Oracle/PeopleSoft preferred

  • Higher Education procurement experience preferred

  • Proficient in MS Office- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, including Pivot tables and VLookup

  • Certified Public Procurement Officer /Certified Public Professional Buyer

  • Minimum of three years Supervisory and/or Managerial experience

  • Experience in delivering presentations and training sessions to the organization


Manages the financial activities of a College or major program.

  • Advises management regarding funding appropriateness and proposes fiscal solutions to resolve academic and/or administrative issues

  • Develops and recommends policies and controls to assure the responsible use of resources

  • Supports strategic planning processes; assesses outcomes and makes recommendations regarding resource allocations

  • Prepares and manages production of statistical/analytical reports pertinent to financial and operational activities

  • Assists in developing budgeting policies and procedures, and interprets University-wide policy

  • Liaisons with auditors and other internal and external agencies as necessary

  • May negotiate contracts

  • May hire, supervise and train finance and/or clerical staff and manage related administrative functions

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Finance Manager


Higher Education Associate




105,676- 107,789, 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.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website . To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job ID: 24884

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. The uploaded document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, 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.

Selected finalists may be asked to provide names and contact of references.

All candidate must include:

  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume


Open Until Filled With Review To Begin August 18, 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.