Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Budget Associate, Psychiatry/Counseling Center in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Looking for aBudget Associateto join ourPsychiatry/Counseling Centerdivision.

The role will be based at 631 Lexington in NYC and provide budget support for the department. This individual will provides report preparation and administrative support for the Administrator and Financial manager. Ideal candidate will have 4 years professional work experience and past experience in accounting/budget type roles (i.e. entry-level accounting, junior staff accountant, accounts associate, worked closely with a financial analyst or controller).

Responsibilities include assisting the Financial Manager in the preparation of major financial deliverables through retrieval, analysis, and entry of financialdata; routine and ad hoc reporting. In addition, the Budget Associate assists the Administrator and Financial Manager with flow of paperwork,collection of data, routine and non-routine projects as determined by the Administrator and Financial Manager.

You Will:

  • Under the direct supervision of the Finance Manager, formats and enter data related to funded , salary, and capital budgets reports

  • Prepares for Finance Manager’s approval monthly budget variance reports

  • Monitors COGNOS Financial Systems to ensure accurate postings of departmental salary and supply expenditures.•Prepares and ensures completion of Payroll and Cost Transfers MEM fund cost centers and funds.

  • Assists in the development of, and maintains detailed spreadsheets of moderate complexity specific to the department’s expenses.

  • Prepare for Manager’s approval ad hoc reports

  • Reviews Quarterly Effort Reports and communicates appropriate adjustments to Research Fund Manager.

  • Monitors and prepares draft monthly reports on expense trends for MEM and SKI Funds to be approved by Finance Manager.

  • Prepares Quarterly MEM and Funds report•Prepares various detailed routine and ad hoc reports including, but not limited to; quarterly volume and financial summaries, staffingvacancies, with an appropriate level of supervision by the Finance Manager, depending upon the complexity of the analysis (analyses).

  • Collects and maintains data utilizing multiple databases

  • Supports the analysis of financial impact regarding current and new programs, research issues and needs, changes in staffing patterns, etc.through data mining and manipulation with an appropriate level of supervision by the Finance manager, depending on the level of complexityof the analysis (analyses).

  • Completes ad hoc request for fellows/other requests for information in compliance with Privacy Policies, to be approved by the FinanceManager.

  • In Finance Manager’s absence, responsible for intake and completion of all ad-hoc and routine reporting, with final review/approval byAdministrator prior to distribution.

  • Provides routine office support to the Financial Manager to ensure the continuous flow and organization of paperwork, including answeringphones, filing, photocopying, faxing, researching, coordinating meeting between multiple participants, distributing materials, and any othergeneral office assistance needed.

  • Communicates the status of assignments, routine projects, and special projects with the Financial Manager via meetings, emails, and documentation of work.

  • Develops tracking mechanism to report status of financial and HR paperwork in conjunction with Financial Manager and Administrator.

  • Provides support to Finance Manager and Funds Coordinator through facilitating downloads from financial systems and data entry for reports, spreadsheets, and presentations.

  • Printing and preparing Account Distributions and Employee Profiles, or requesting them from Research Fund Management for Employees

  • Runs Account Distributions Validation Report biweekly and prepares Account Distributions for review by Finance Manager. Escalates issues with funding gaps to Finance Manager.

  • Prepares paperwork for staff promotion.

You Have:

  • BA – in Accounting / Finance related field. MA preferred

  • 4+yrs of professional experience in a financial setting.

  • Exposure to debits/credits and understand the fundamentals of budget details


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Requisition ID2018-23847