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Senior Accountant - Grants Management

Job ID 00792880 Location Weill Cornell Medical Center
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New York, New York


Day (United States of America)


Accounting that Impacts the Big Picture: You Can Help Make It Possible

Join the growing Finance Department at New York’s #1-ranked hospital, and feel the pride of accounting at its best. Your leadership will build on our financial health and integrity, ensuring a better tomorrow for our organization and, in turn, our patients. Find out how you can Make It Possible.

Senior Accountant - Grants Management

The Senior Staff Accountant-Grant Accountant is responsible for all accounting cycle tasks –AR/AP/Payroll and financial reporting – and pre- and post-award grant accounting. This role will also be responsible for ensuring compliance with funders’ administrative guidelines, timely receipt of revenue, accurate submission of financial reports, UG Audit, and orderly closure of projects. The ideal candidate would have experience working with smaller organizations, and at a minimum, have some grant, government contracting, or other project accounting experience. The successful candidate should also understand internal controls and be able to ensure compliance with all controls and accounting policies.

This is a Grant Funded position.

Required Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • 2-3 years of applicable experience in Accounting
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and the ability to reconcile large transactional files (pivot tables and vlookup experience preferred).


Join a healthcare system where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Here we foster a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion. Enjoy comprehensive and competitive benefits that support you and your family in every aspect of life. Start your life-changing journey today.

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