Finance Administration Coordinator

Pennsylvania United States
12 Oct 2018
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12 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

The Division of Finance is responsible for an array of centralized financial functions of the University. Our various departments are responsible for administrative services that support financial accounting and disbursement activities, research administration, external and internal investments, cash and debt management, risk management and student registration and financial aid.

Provide administrative financial support for the department of Operations and Cash Management in the Office of Research Services. . This position is responsible for researching, identifying and applying the cash receipts to the appropriate award/invoice in the University s billing and receivable system.

This includes extensive interaction with the staff of the University of Pennsylvania and sponsors regarding the identification of payments.

Additional duties include reviewing exception reports and taking action to resolve issues, depositing checks, scanning and indexing payment and post award documents into the document imaging system.

Participates on additional receivable and data integrity projects as assigned.

A High School Diploma or GED and 5 years to 7 years of administrative sponsored program experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Ideal candidate will be well organized, detail oriented and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and BEN Financials.

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.