Columbia University Financial Analyst in New York, New York

Job TitleFinancial Analyst

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 095918

Department 7902- CDM Dean's Office

Location Medical Center

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

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Hours Per Week 35

Job Family Grants Management

Salary Grade Officer 105

Salary Range

Advertised Summary Job Description The Financial Analyst (FA) reports to the Grants Manager CDM, and works closely with other staff members. The FA is assigned a full caseload of departments and will assume primary responsibilities for the portfolio of accounts under these departments.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Proficiency with Excel required;

Experience using other Microsoft applications and accounting software required.

Strong oral and written communication skills

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications Ability to communicate positively and effectively with sponsoring and regulatory agencies, as well as faculty, administrators and other members of the University is important;

Knowledge of grants as well as OMB, Federal and State laws and regulations

Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities, organizational, time management, and proactive problem solving skills;

Proven ability to operate independently in a fast paced and high volume environment with frequently changing priorities;

Experience with financial reporting of sponsored projects.

Essential Functions Review and analyze grants, contracts and cooperative agreements in order to prepare, process and approve all sponsored projects accounts and budget authorizations, which include new awards, continuations, transfer-funds, supplements, modifications, no cost extensions, re-budgeting and carryovers.

Facilitate the submissions of progress reports, prior approval requests, and other official actions.

Review award documents for accuracy and consistency with proposal applications and with sponsor and institutional policies and regulations

Ensure compliance with award regulatory terms and University policies, such as Conflicts of Interest, Human Subjects & IACUC approvals, etc.;

Process awarded information into SPA's grants management system for project creation and/or modifications;

Review and reconcile the data fed from the grants management system to the University's financial system (ARC), to ensure accuracy.

Undertake other special projects as assigned.

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Special Indications

This position works with: There are no special indications for this position

HIPAA Compliance training required Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required No

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 12-05-2018

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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