Financial Manager

Oswego, New York
Aug 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Office of International Education and Programs at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a Financial Manager position.

Posting Date: August 25, 2017

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit:  or

Date of Appointment:  Immediately

Description of Responsibilities: The Financial Manager in SUNY Oswego's Office of International Education & Programs has multiple duties focused on organizing and administering ongoing financial tasks for the study abroad/international office at SUNY Oswego. These include:

  • Process vouchers, wire transfers, checks, and payments to internal, domestic, and overseas recipients
  • Process student study abroad bills, deposits, payments, financial aid, and scholarships using QuickBooks
  • Coordinate with financial aid, student accounts, foundation / alumni office, and other Oswego offices for smooth administrative and financial functions
  • Monitor and maintain electronic accounting systems and records for IFR/SUTRA and other campus and SUNY accounts                             
  • Expense tracking, reports, and travel reimbursements for staff, faculty, and program leaders
  • Prepare purchase requisitions, orders, disbursements, deposits, office equipment maintenance agreements, and student employment transactions
  • Prepare reports, summaries, budgets, and reconciliations for Associate Provost/ Director of OIEP, and other Oswego and SUNY offices

In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field , at time of application
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and financial management skills
  • Experience with accounts and financial processes
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks, or other finance software
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ethical and responsible performance in a financial role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Banner/Argos experience
  • Self-directed and results oriented
  • Knowledge of SUNY and SUNY Oswego
  • Experience working and serving diverse populations
  • Ability to work positively to improve workplace efficiencies and processes

To Apply:  Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:

If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:

Megan Kropf

(315) 312-2118

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.  Files must be complete to be considered.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department:  SUNY Oswego is recognized as a leader in international education nationally and within the State University of New York, offering a wide range of education abroad programs, international student services and recruiting, and campus international activities. The Office of International Education and Programs (OIEP), serving both domestic and international students, scholars, and campus colleagues, is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Financial Manager to provide professional administrative support for study abroad and international students at SUNY Oswego and to the Associate Provost for International Education and Programs / Director of OIEP related to financial management.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing  

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Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at