Reporting directly to the Sr. Finance Manager of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC), the Financial Analyst will provide accurate and data based information on profitability, stability and liquidity. The Financial Analyst will research and analyze financial information to help CUIMC make well informed decisions, write reports and monitor financial movements.
Management of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center's business operations including post award activities, conduct general transactional activities in support of the HICCC and financial transactions in support of HICCC service center licenses (Shared Resources).
For research projects funded through government, industry, or foundation awards - Collaborates with the HICCC Sr. Program Manager and Finance Team, Clinical Trials Office (CTO), Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA), Sponsored Projects Finance (SPF) and the Principal Investigators to manage post award process including oversight of invoicing and collections/expenditures, cost transfers & financial reporting.
Works with Principal Investigators (PI), faculty, and finance to ensure adherence to pertinent regulations, policies, and procedures that govern sponsored projects. Participates in regulatory/finance audits. Ensures compliance and regulatory requirements for grants are fulfilled and milestone deadlines met including conflict of interest and effort reporting.
Assists HICCC Sr. Finance Manager with maintaining systems to accurately monitor, assess and manage the revenues and expenses of the HICCC, including monitoring performance against budgets.
Ensures compliance with financial and data security regulatory requirements and with relevant policies and procedures of Columbia University, CUMC, and the HICCC.
Executes general transactional activities in support of the HICCC including timely and compliant initiation of procurement transactions such as invoice payments, check requests, credit card payments, travel and business expense claims, requisitions, and purchase orders.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience plus 3 years of related experience.
Experience in academic medical centers, hospitals or pharmaceutical companies.
Knowledgeable in grants and various awards.
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Finance
Expert knowledge of analysis of financial data and financial reports.
Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
Advanced skill level in Excel and PowerPoint
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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