Columbia University Financial Analyst in New York, New York
Job TitleFinancial Analyst
Job Code Title
Job Requisition Number 096258
Department 2205- LIB University Librarian
Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular
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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.).
Assist in the development and preparation of the Acquisitions annual operating budget.
Develop and produce monthly and custom reports to support library collections purchasing decisions.
Assist in monthly and year-end closing activities.
Conduct monthly reviews and prepare quarterly Consolidated Operating Budget variance explanations for the University Controller and Budget Offices.
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.
Preferred Qualifications Financial experience in a university environment
Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Experience working with PeopleSoft Financials
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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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