Financial Transaction Representative - CALS/CHE Business Service Center

Cornell NYC Tech

United States

October 10, 2021


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The Business Service Center supporting both the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) and College of Human Ecology (CHE) has a full time opening for a Financial Transaction Representative. This is a unique opportunity to work for and support two diverse and industry leading Colleges within Cornell University.

As a member of the CALS and CHE Business Service Center team, the Financial Transaction Representative is responsible for timely and accurate completion of all transaction activities such as purchasing, procurement card processing, travel reimbursements and disbursement vouchers for identified units. This role acts as an interface between central University Office(s) and College units; works directly with units to resolve any questions or issues and acts as a back-up to other Business Service Representatives as necessary.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree, with 1-2 years relevant financial/accounting experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in providing excellent customer service skills and ability to communicate with a broad range of people.
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills, including the ability to stop and start tasks while staying focused.
  • Able to work quickly, effectively under pressure, use judgment in accomplishing tasks that are urgent or of a sensitive or confidential nature; balance conflicting priorities and make decisions from a range of choices.
  • Experience with computer applications such as MS Excel, MS Word, e-mail and calendaring system.
  • Must be comfortable working in an environment where change in process/procedures is the norm.
  • Working Conditions

    Essential Physical Requirements: Typically Lifts less than 10 lbs

    Visual: Normal concentration

    Hazards: Limited exposure

    University Job Title:

    Accounts Rep IV

    Job Family:




    Pay Rate Type:



    Contract College

    Contact Name:

    Lucy Pola

    Number of Openings:


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