Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned scientific research facility on Long Island's North Shore, has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced accountant with a knowledge of grants accounting to join our Finance Management team. The successful candidate must be well organized, with attention to detail, and possess exceptional analytical and interpersonal skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Work closely between the Grant, Budget and Finance Management Teams
Monitor grants/contracts revenue & expenditures for accurate setup of awards, budgets, receivables and expenditures
Investigate over/under award discrepancies on monthly grant status reports
Assist in grant income projections
Prepare reports to present to financial management
Assisting with financial analysis and other reporting
Assisting with the year-end audit and annual financial report
Essential Duties Summary:
The successful candidate must possess:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting Master's degree a plus
3+ years working within the not-for-profit sector and grants management
Strong working knowledge of GAAP
Uniform Guidance experience a plus
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites Lawson software knowledge a plus
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics and bioinformatics. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities. For more information about CSHL, please visit https://www.cshl.edu.
You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.