Junior Accountant

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Bronx, NEW YORK
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.


Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.


The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.


The Jr. Accountant in the Billing and Cash team supports the Manager with the various tasks required for all interim billing, accounts receivable, aging schedules, cash collection and cash applications.


This involves, but is not limited to, the following:


  • Prepares interim invoices through Banner billing functionality and manual processes (average 100 invoice per month).
  • Submits interim invoices via email.
  • Transcribes invoice details onto tracker which is used for aging schedule.
  • Works with Award Set-Up team to ensure Billing Events are updated.
  • Analyzes the unbilled monthly to ensure timely billing is taking place.
  • Analyzes the aging schedule and takes necessary collection action.
  • Provides backup support for receiving, coding and logging payments for sponsored funds.
  • Provides ad hoc backup support to the Post Award Team.
  • Help PI’s manage their sponsored programs and assist with any questions.
  • Special Projects as needed.


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent major or equivalent experience.

Key Skills:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Organizing and planning skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills and Professionalism
  • Strong MS excel skills
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Ability to meet timelines
  • Strong Familiarity with Sponsored Research Financial Regulations, such as; OMB Uniform Guidance and NIH Grants Policy Statement.
  • Familiarity with Banner or other software system used by Higher Education Institutions a plus
  • MS Office Applications & Internet Usage, Project/Outlook.

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