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Senior Financial Analyst


Senior Financial Analyst

  • 529548
  • Medical Center
  • Anesthesiology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Sep 27 2022
  • Grade 105
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35

Position Summary

The Department of Anesthesiology is an academic department at Columbia University Medical Center focused on clinical, education, and research priorities with over 100 full-time faculty members and 140 trainees.   Reporting to the Vice Chair for Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the Department of Anesthesiology with accountability to the Department Administrator, the candidate will provide support for the Department’s financial reporting and analysis.  This position will provide the candidate with the opportunity to contribute to the department’s priorities and learn about academic medicine by working closely with the Department’s finance and administration team. 


Under the direction of the CFO, responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Developing and preparing monthly reports on grant /contract revenue and expenses for Principal Investigators (PIs)
  • Reconciling monthly grant expenses, preparing salary allocations, and reviewing any necessary budget changes with the CFO and Department’s grants managers
  • Supporting project closeouts including review of budgets and expenses and preparation of journal entry and journal voucher transactions
  • Preparation of various monthly and quarterly financial reports for clinical initiatives that are presented to Departmental leadership
  • Assisting with the preparation of the annual Department budget and quarterly forecasts and with fiscal year closing processes
  • Supporting reconciliation of faculty practice revenue in accordance with University requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance plus four years of related work experience. 
  • Strong Excel (formulas, pivot tables, lookups) and PowerPoint skills are required.  Willingness to continue to upgrade skills and assist other team members with varying Excel skill levels to further develop their knowledge
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft financial system is a plus
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use good judgment in handling confidential financial data
  • Strong work ethic with ability to manage multiple priorities along with a strong desire to be an actively engaged team member

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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