Columbia University Financial Analyst in New York, New York

Job TitleFinancial Analyst

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 096258

Department 2205- LIB University Librarian

Location Morningside

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

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Hours Per Week 35

Job Family Finance / Accounting

Salary Grade 11

Salary Range Commensurate with experience

Advertised Summary Job Description The Financial Analyst performs a range of financial activities in support of the Libraries $27MM annual operating budget for Acquisitions (books, print serials, electronic resources,etc.).

Responsibilities include:

  1. Assist in the development and preparation of the Acquisitions annual operating budget.

  2. Develop and produce monthly and custom reports to support library collections purchasing decisions.

  3. Assist in monthly and year-end closing activities.

  4. Conduct monthly reviews and prepare quarterly Consolidated Operating Budget variance explanations for the University Controller and Budget Offices.

  5. Support library selectors and the collection development process by analyzing historical spending data for trends and patterns, participating in budget discussions, and preparing ad hoc reports as needed by the Collections Strategies Team.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Bachelor's degree and at least two years of related financial experience required.

(or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Superior Excel skills

Detail-oriented without losing sight of long-term objectives

Deadline driven with good time management skills

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to work with staff at all levels with diplomacy.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications Financial experience in a university environment

Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Experience working with PeopleSoft Financials

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Special Indications

This position works with:

HIPAA Compliance training required No Response

Participation in Medical Surveillance required No Response

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

Requisition Open Date 01-09-2019

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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