Understanding how the brain works is one of the biggest puzzles left for science to solve. Answers to critical questions in neuroscience lie at a pivotal intersection between biology, cognitive psychology, computer science, statistics and engineering - areas where Carnegie Mellon University excels.
The Carnegie Mellon Neuroscience Institute was launched to bring together faculty and students from across the University to conduct multi-disciplinary work to advance the state of brain science. Programmatic activities undertaken in Carnegie Mellon's BrainHub and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC) are included under CMNI in a new administrative structure. With participation of the CMU community, the strategic planning for the new institute was completed in September 2018.
CMNI is now looking to hire a Financial Analyst. In this role, you will be responsible for the following:
Manage revenue and expenditures of all funds in hand, including general operating, designated, sponsored research, and temporarily restricted (totals $6.7M);
Prepare internal budgets for all unique accounting strings and create an overview of operations across funding sources;
Approve expenditures and assign appropriate funding sources;
Track expenditures against budgets and projects expected activity for the remainder of the fiscal year;
Based on activity from previous year, forecasts operations in future years;
Advise faculty, graduate students and staff on matters of financial compliance, and university policy and procedures;
Develop the Institute's administrative policies and procedures, as needed;
Advise the Director and Executive Director about space usage and upcoming needs.
Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting or other relevant field;
At least 3-5 years of Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting Experience.
Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
Job Function: Finance / Accounting
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Organization: CNBC: CENTER FOR THE NEURAL BASIS OF COGNITION
Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Internal Number: 2014077
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.