Job ID: 2022-11100 Type: Office of the SVP Finance and Budget/Chief Financial Officer (WS2704) # of Openings: 1 Category: Finance/Real Estate/Procurement/Grant Management New York University
Oversee the University’s cash management functions for sponsored programs by providing technical expertise to complete drawdowns and related journal entries, prepare accounts receivable analyses, prepare financial schedules and reconciliations for month-end and fiscal year-end, complete cash management reports to sponsors, and provide internal support to SPA management and staff. As subject matter expert for grant accounting and post-award compliance, interpret and apply complex Federal, state, and other external sponsor financial compliance regulations and payment processes. Ensure compliance with revenue recognition provisions of ASU 2018-08. Serve as finance / post-award lead for all external and internal audits of sponsored programs ensuring delivery of all reports and supporting analyses / deliverables including the annual NYU Consolidated Uniform Guidance audit. Serve as primary liaison with all auditors for sponsored programs. Supervise the Post-Award Compliance Program to ensure University compliance with federal, state and city guidelines as well as grant/contract-specific requirements. Serve as primary liaison for third party auditors performing the Post-Award Compliance Program, continuously evaluate their performance and deliverables. Identify and lead continuous improvement initiatives. This role has a hybrid work schedule: Two days on-site and three days remote per week.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
Preferred Education: Master's Degree MBA or other advanced degree with a concentration in Accounting or Finance.
Required Experience: 5+ years relevant professional level experience or equivalent combination. Must include experience with financial analysis, financial reporting, training and audits.
Preferred Experience: Experience with accounting and/or research accounting within a higher education environment.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Ability to analyze, interpret, and communicate a variety of financial information to individuals at all levels. Excellent organizational and negotiation skills and ability to resolve complex problems. Strong financial management, accounting, auditing, analytical, interpersonal, communications, and writing skills. Expert knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Experience with PeopleSoft financial software for Education and Government and report writing software. CPA license.
In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $104,000 - $154,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.
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