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Junior Accountant

Weill Cornell Medical College

New York, NY
Weill Cornell Medical College
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Position Summary

Under direct supervision, provides financial and administrative support to the departments\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Monitors and resolves bank issues including fee anomalies and completes bank reconciliations monthly\.

+ Responsible for correcting errors and posting daily adjusting journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded\. Maintains adequate documentation to support entries\.

+ Monitors clinical information system transactions daily to ensure proper handling of cash and checks\.

+ Monitors invoices, purchase orders and any other AP related transactions to ensure timely payment to the vendor\.

+ Participates with budget preparation and forecasting, variance analyses and any other related transactions\.

+ Serves as back\-up to staff accountants during monthly, quarterly and annual accounting close with processing journal entries, reconciliations, analyses, etc\.

+ Assists staff with a variety of special budget, financial, and managerial reporting projects as needed\.

+ Stays abreast with healthcare industry and our medical institution to better understand changes and operations\.


+ Bachelor's Degree in related field


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred\.

Approximately 1 year of experience in an accounting or finance position or related field\.

Fund accounting and healthcare experience preferred\.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Strong organization and communication skills\.

+ Knowledge of database and spreadsheet programs\.

+ Utilizes diverse technical skills including Excel, Cognos, SAP, etc\. to complete tasks more efficiently\.

+ Communicates effectively and professionally with peers and takes ownership of work\.

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Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer\.
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