Cornell University's Treasurer provides stewardship of the university's debt and financial assets. The treasury function oversees the financial areas of Debt, Cash Management, Investment Accounting, and University Bursar.
Reporting to the Director of Cash Management in the University Treasurer's Office, the Cash Management Associate's primary responsibilities include:
Creating daily financial edocs for various banking transactions including: TTC lockbox income, credit card income, credit card fees, recurring incoming ACH's and daily transfers between bank accounts, and setting up new lockbox accounts. Must possess a sound, comprehensive knowledge of the many financial processes supported by the Treasurer's Office (e.g., ACH payments/receipts, wires, domestic and international, Merchant ID accounts for credit card processing and PCI Compliance tracking, lockbox processing, etc.) in order to ensure that payments/receipts are processed accurately and timely.
Assisting with the annual PCI certification process to ensure it is completed accurately.
Acting as a liaison between Cornell departments and Cornell's credit card processor. Departments will contact this position for any credit card transaction or equipment issues relating to credit card processing and for assistance in setting up new MIDs.
This position is responsible for implementing daily processes for electronic payment systems including credit cards, point of sale, and banking systems. In addition, the position is responsible for assisting with project work related to daily cash positioning and credit card payments.
This person will work with the Director and Assistant Director to create/update procedures and business process documentation for cash management functions and assist with the development and implementation of procedures to streamline operations and insure compliance with changing legislation in this field. This position is required to serve as back-up to the Operations Assistant Cash and Assistant Director of Cash Management, as needed.
Will be expected to work during holiday breaks on banking days as required.
Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6 months to 1 year of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in the areas of cash operations, commercial banking and PCI DSS.
Excellent spreadsheet skills, knowledge of MS Access and Kuali Financial Systems (KFS) a plus Must possess ability to quickly learn and master technology used by outside providers.
Excellent interpersonal and communication, oral and written, skills a must as this position interacts with internal customers and external providers of services.
Critical thinking skills are important.
This individual must be self-motivated and organized and must work effectively independently as well as in a team environment.
Ability to safeguard confidential information is essential. Maintain knowledge of and ensure compliance with Bank Security Act regulations and all other regulatory, security and bank policies. Position requires independent decision making with minimal supervision.
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Background check will be required.
No Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
No relocation assistance is available for this position.
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Finance Specialist II
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