Finance Payments Coordinator (aHEO) - Finance & Business Affairs/ Accounts Payable ---REOPENED---

Hunter College

New York City, NY

ID: 7236375
Posted: April 12, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Finance Payments Coordinator (aHEO) - Finance & Business Affairs/ Accounts Payable ---REOPENED---

Job ID 27395

Location Hunter College

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular


The Office of Finance and Business Operations (FBO) administers the accounts payable and certain banking functions for all Hunter administration offices and academic departments, while providing guidance to the Hunter Community on various financial practices and policies. The Office of Accounts Payable within FBO processes all payments and related transactions for Tax Levy (New York State funding and New York City funding), and Non-Tax Levy sources for Hunter College. Accounts Payable also processes payments against New York City and non-tax-levy funding sources for the College.

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Director, or designee, the Finance Payments Coordinator of Travel and Expense provides analytical support for the day-to-day reconciliation of State issued credit card charges, to ensure that all credit card usage is consistent with all internal CUNY policies as well as with all State Rules and Regulations. The Finance Payments Coordinator maintains travel vouchers and expense reimbursements; and reviews the entries of the expense module to ensure that both Travel and Expense entries adhere to the travel guidelines set forth by the Office of the New York State Comptroller, NYC Comptroller and/or CUNY Internal Policies. The Finance Payment Coordinator will also deliver training to the University Community and as needed.

Coordinates with credit card users to reconcile credit card transactions in CUNYfirst, with accompanying receipts and business purpose for the T-Card, Net Card and/or P-Card as appropriate;

Assists with the auditing of credit card transactions requested by CUNY Central Office and the

State Oversight Office, to ensure the College meet required business rules;

Set up new users and update existing user profile in CUNYfirst Travel & Expense Module;

Reviews, audits and processes expense reports for the College community users;

Monitors and process Travel and Expense user access requests; respond to inquiries and trouble shoot end user issues;

Maintains all travel related documents, monitor payments, and voucher interface to SFS to ensure each travel voucher is complete and contains appropriate backup documentation;

Coordinates College usage data and respond to State Audit credit card usage inquiries, follows up with the colleges to ensure timely response to State Audit credit card usage inquiries;

Verifies appropriate general ledger coding for charges and track expenditures of credit card statements to facilitate completion of financial objectives established by the Office of Finance and Business Operations;

Keeps current with all changes occurring in the Federal GSA Per Diem Rates, and with rules and regulations governing credit card usage, and applies said knowledge to the review of all travel transactions;

Conducts established trainings for Travel and Expense, and Credit Card usage for end users within the College community;

Assists with special projects and performs related duties as assigned.


Bachelor's Degree required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a business discipline preferred;

Two years of accounting, financial reporting, and/or financial analysis experience preferred;

Knowledge of People Soft/Oracle or other large ERP system is a plus;

Excellent oral and written communication;

Detail oriented and accurate with strong numerical analysis, evaluation, and research skills;

Strong writing/verbal communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills to work effectively with diverse stakeholders of various organizational levels;

Ability to work productively as an individual contributor and collaboratively as a team member in a time-sensitive and customer responsive office;

Strong organizational skills with ability to establish plans, manage a large and varied workload of assignments with conflicting priorities, follow up and complete work by set deadlines;

Proficiency using computers and standard office, financial and relational database applications and systems, especially MS Excel, Office 365, Power Point and online general ledger and financial systems.


Performs financial analysis and administrative work related to College or unit accounting.

Prepares, reconciles and distributes expenditure and related accounting reports

Creates and maintains various spreadsheets related to financial analysis

Processes and tracks transactional entries

Provides support in the administration of various business operations

Coordinates with various departments on accounting matters

Monitors systems and operations to assure a smooth workflow

Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Finance Coordinator


Assistant to HEO




Salary commensurate with education and experience.($57,517 - $79,726)

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.


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