York College, founded in 1966, is a center of academic excellence in the heart of Jamaica, Queens. One of the eleven senior colleges in the City University of New York, the college???s mission is to enrich students' lives by fostering an environment where they???ll grow into passionate and engaged learners.
York???s academic programs are housed in three schools: The School of Arts & Sciences, The School of Business and Information Systems, and The School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies. Over sixty baccalaureate programs from across a variety of disciplines, including accounting, aviation management, business, computer science, journalism, social work, teacher education, a dual BS/MS degree in Occupational Therapy, and one of the top-ranked nursing programs in New York State, provide students with opportunities to study liberal arts, sciences, and professional programs. The college also offers five graduate programs: Aviation Management, Clinical Trials Management, Pharmaceutical Science and Business, Physician Assistant, and Social Work.
Located in Queens, the most ethnically diverse county in New York State, the college enrolls 7,000 students from over 95 nations. Nine out of ten students are members of a racial/ethnic minority group, and more than half of undergraduates are the first in their families to pursue higher education.
The 50-acre campus encompasses seven buildings, including science and computer labs, music and television studios, a Performing Arts Center, and a Physical Education Center. It recently completed seven major constructions projects, with more scheduled for the future. In addition, its neighborhood is at the center of a renaissance fueled by economic revitalization.
York College is committed to fostering integrity, diversity, intellectual discovery, and civic engagement to benefit its students, the community, and the world.
Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Planning and Budget, the Controller is responsible for overseeing the accounting operations for all revenue and expenses associated with Tuition & Fees, Auxiliary Enterprises Corporation, the York College Foundation, the Student Government Association, the Child & Family Center, and Adult & Continuing Education, SUNY Educational Opportunity Center at York College, FDA and other related entities as may be established. Typical duties include:
Directs the financial operations for various funds and accounts within the College.
Oversee the operations of Accounts Payable, Accounting, Mail, and Printing areas.
Oversee the Purchasing and Asset Management functions to ensure compliance with all appropriate CUNY and NYS Procurement regulations.
Manage financial resources in a fiscally responsible manner and comply with various legal regulations and University policies.
Develop and manage relationships with regard to fiduciary responsibilities with external institutions, including government agencies, corporations, and funding entities.
Manage day-to-day accounting functions related to closings, reconciliations, and analyses for the College and related entities.
Oversee the preparation and management of college financial audits.
Act as a Liaison with internal and external financial auditors to ensure timely completion of all College audits.
Participate in planning and executing improvements in business processes and efficiency.
Develop, implement, and direct comprehensive accounting systems.
Manage target projections and actual revenues.
Develops, implements, and directs comprehensive accounting systems.
Oversees preparation of consolidated financial statements and reports.
Supervises staff to ensure that specifications for required project deliverables are met.
Maintains security and integrity of sensitive fiscal data.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree and eight years' related experience required.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Directs the financial functions of a College or unit.
Directs financial operations for various funds and accounts
Ensures compliance with all appropriate City, State, Federal and GAAP accounting and regulatory policies
Reviews risk assessments, identifies internal control weaknesses and implements appropriate corrective actions
Manages day-to-day accounting functions including staff supervision in relation to closings, reconciliations and analyses
Oversees the accuracy and integrity of all financial statements, revenue projections and other reports as required
Develops effective policies and procedures for fiscal operations, and incorporates University-wide policies and standards
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Finance Controller
Higher Education Officer
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.
After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.
If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.
Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.
The position is hybrid and requires some on-site work and is subject to change.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
The salary range for this posting is $115,333 - $132,987
HOW TO APPLY
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York College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer.
This posting will close May 28, 2023.
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About York College of the City University of New York
"York College provides students with a one-of-a-kind educational experience. It offers many qualities of a major university, including a distinguished faculty and strong pre-professional programs. At the same time, students benefit from individualized attention and a strong sense of community.
Centrally located in Queens, York College is accessible by car, bus, subway, and the Long Island Railroad. Easy access to the rest o Queens and New York City enables students to pursue community service and internships as part of their curriculum."