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The NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research is committed to creating new knowledge about the root causes of poverty, developing evidence-based interventions to address its consequences, and rapidly translating research findings into action through policy and best practices.

Reporting to the Senior Director for Finance, the Assistant Director for Finance will support the NYU McSilver Institute finance team to manage the day-to-day financial needs for the institute, including current and future projections, financial reporting, payroll management, and accounts payable and receivable. They will ensure accurate accounting practices within the organization and assess the organization's financial health, identifying problem areas and developing solutions in collaboration with the Senior Director for Finance.

Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Senior Director for Finance, oversee all financial operations for the Institute including budgeting, fiscal controls, financial analysis and reporting.
  • Manage the overall budget tracking and reconciliation process.
  • Ensure overall high quality of grants administration and financial reporting.
  • Perform other related duties and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. Master's Degree in Business related field, preferred.
  • 5+ years experience managing and reconciling budgets and maintaining budgetary spreadsheets/databases or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to manage a complex workload, meet deadlines and demonstrate accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in analysis and summarize findings and data for resolution.
  • Problem solving, communication and report writing skills.
  • Proficient in Windows-based software applications, including compiling and manipulating datasets and providing sound analyses.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of OMB circulars and government grant policies, and GAAP.

Additional Information:

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, lineage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

The NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research is committed to creating new knowledge about the root causes of poverty, developing evidence-based interventions to address its consequences, and rapidly translating…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 8, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    November 5, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD 60,000 - USD 70,000

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
708 Broadway, New York, NY 10003, USA
5th Floor

How to Apply

Please apply for this position using the link provided. We request you submit a cover letter and resume.

Please apply for this position using the link provided. We request you submit a cover letter and resume.

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