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Compliance & Internal Controls Analyst

Weill Cornell Medical College
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Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Director for Finance and Business Services, the position is responsible for assisting in the analysis and review of financial reports, supports audits and conducts financial risk management activities to assess enterprise and contractual risk\. The incumbent will work closely with Finance and Business Services to establish and monitor adherence to policies and procedures to mitigate any potential risk\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Conducts compliance and quality control reviews of financial statements and reporting to ensure compliance with US GAAP rules\.

+ Acts as a first point of contact for auditors, assisting with audit procedure, collection of data and resolving queries in a timely manner\.

+ Fosters and maintains strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders\.

+ Conducts tax compliance activities, including end to end reporting requirements, regarding payments processed to vendors, students and employees through accounts payable\.

+ Assists in the evaluation of the design and operating effectiveness of financial reporting controls and the assessment of identified deficiencies\. Supports and monitors implementation of corrective actions\.

+ Identifies risk management criteria\. Ensures control documentation, reporting and monitoring is adequate and complete\. Assists in designing controls and determining key controls to be tested\.

+ Works with process owners to ensure controls are operating effectively and evidenced appropriately\.

+ Monitors and manages the insurance portfolio for the college, ensuring that policies provide adequate coverage and are renewed in a timely manner\.

+ Analyzes significant, and/or unique contract requirements, in conjunction with WCM NY and assesses contractual risk for commercial contracts\.

+ Performs other tasks and supports the Finance division as required\.


+ Bachelor's Degree


BA/BS in Finance, Commerce, or Accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience\.

CPA is highly desirable\.

Five or more years professional level management and financial experience in the areas of audit, financial statements tax and financial risk management, with two years at a senior level in a computerized accounting environment with SAP or similar accounting/financial software\.

Prior working experience in an educational environment and knowledge of research accounting will be an advantage\.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Previously demonstrated advanced level excellent communication and interpersonal skills\.

+ Prior experience of working in a cross\-cultural environment\.

+ Proven strategic planning skills\.

+ Excellent business relationship management skills\.

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Work typically takes place in a normal office environment requiring: standing, walking, sitting, operating a PC and other office equipment\.

Travel between office locations may be required\.

Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar was established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar

Foundation\. The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at university level, WCM\-Q offers an integrated program of pre\-medical and medical studies leading to the Cornell University M\.D\. degree\. Teaching is by Cornell and Weill Cornell faculty, including physicians at Hamad Medical Corporation \(HMC\) who hold Weill Cornell appointments\.

Enrollment has grown rapidly from 25 first year pre\-medical students in fall 2002 to over 200 students from more than 30 countries as we entered our sixth year of operation in September 2007\.

WCM\-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medical College, which was founded in New York City over 100 years ago, and shares the same mission:

+ to provide the finest education possible for medical students

+ to conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge

+ to improve health care both now and for future generations

+ to provide the highest quality of care to the community

Weill Cornell Medicine\-Qatar is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer\.
Posted: 2019-07-22 Expires: 2019-09-21

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