The Department of Pediatrics is seeking Finance Coordinator to join our team in a full time position. Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. This position will support the department by providing administrative and financial support for the division of Molecular Genetics under the supervision of the Division Administrator.
The primary job responsibilities of the Finance Coordinator will be:
Providing financial administrative support for the Division of Molecular Genetics and the Naomi Berries Diabetes Research Center
Responsible for accounting and financial reporting
Assist lab personnel with purchasing, ordering supplies and equipment
Responsible for making payments and overseeing petty cash
Assist with budgeting, including preparation of grant and institutional budgets, attestations, and filing
Assist with grants and subcontract set up and post-award management.
Prepare information for labor distribution, and prepare reports for quarterly attestations.
Other related duties as assigned.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years of related experience
Should have 2 years of financial background.
Organizational skills and excellent communication skills are required.
Should be organized, thorough, maintain good records, and able to work independently.
Should have basic computer skills and be able to use Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 502044
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