Ithaca, New York

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. As part of the university's comprehensive vaccination program , all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location. New hires are required to provide documentation showing full vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn. For additional information on Cornell's Vaccination Compliance Program click here . Finance Specialist II Cornell Center for Materials Research (CCMR) Department Mission and Background Information The Cornell Center for Materials Research (CCMR) supports interdisciplinary materials research and education while addressing key problems in science and engineering that are important to society. The Center is funded by the National Science Foundation MRSEC program with additional funding provided by Cornell University, the State of New York and industrial sources. The CCMR currently supports three Interdisciplinary Research Groups, SEED research, K-12 educational outreach program, summer Research Experience for Undergraduates program, industry outreach, and shared analytical facilities. Key Job Responsibilities The Cornell Center for Materials Research (CCMR) is seeking a Finance Specialist to provide high level financial and HR support to CCMR's research and administrative efforts. Responsibilities will include preparation and oversight of financial planning, projections and reporting in support of the Center Directors, Leaders of the Interdisciplinary Research Groups, SEED Projects, and Principal Investigators of all other grants managed by the CCMR such as, PREM, REU and Industrial Collaboration Program accounts. This position will manage the design, development and implementation of financial record keeping and reporting systems in compliance with Cornell and Funding organization policies and is responsible for the collection of information and reporting for audit compliance. Additionally, this position will be expected to provide expert advice to center leadership and PI's on complex matters in support of the operational and strategic goals of the different programs. The applicant should have excellent interpersonal, oral communication and customer service skills with a demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities while using sound judgment and attention to details. They will assist in the preparation of progress reports and proposals by gathering and compiling appropriate material. It is expected that the individual in this role will be primarily working in person on the Cornell Ithaca campus, but we may consider flexibility for a hybrid work schedule. Qualifications and Education Requirements Associate's degree or equivalent in business or accounting with 4-5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience with accounting practices. Understanding, good interpretation and implementation of financial policies and those of major funding organizations on a national and state level. Extensive familiarity with financial database (KFS) and spreadsheet applications. Professional with demonstrated effective supervisory, organizational and communication skills. Initiative and ability to maintain confidentiality. Excellent customer service skills with demonstrated ability to work as part of a team. Preferred Skills Bachelor's degree in business or accounting with 4-5 years of experience. Experience with NSF (or NY State) policies and financial reporting practices. This is a term position with an initial end date of March 2024. CCMR is in the application cycle for new/continued funding, and this position may be extended upon receipt of additional funding. For full consideration, please attach both a resume and cover letter to your application. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. University Job Title: Finance Specialist II Job Family: Fin/Budget/Planning Level: E Pay Rate Type: Salary Company: Endowed Contact Name: Kristie Devine Number of Openings: 1 Job Titles and Pay Ranges: To learn more about Cornell's non-union staff job titles and pay ranges, see Career Navigator . The final rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria: Prior relevant work or industry experience. Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position. Unique applicable skills. Current Employees: If you currently work at Cornell University, please exit this website and log in to Workday using your Net ID and password. Select the Career icon on your Home dashboard to view jobs at Cornell. Online Submission Guidelines : Most positions at Cornell will require you to apply online and submit both a resume/CV and cover letter. 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You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application. Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by clicking here . This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant. EEO Statement: Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. 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Ithaca, New York

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