Financial Analyst

NY CREATES   albany, NY   Full-time     Finance
Posted on November 20, 2022
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NY Creates is a leading research and development hub as well as a commercialization facilitator in advanced digital, analog, and power technologies.

Job Description:
This is a new position for NY CREATES, a member corporation whose members are The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (the "Research Foundation") and SUNY Polytechnic Institution Foundation, Inc. NY CREATES seeks to advance high-tech research, development and commercialization opportunities through the acquisition, construction and management of state-of-the-art facilities and programs, while promoting economic development, education and workforce training throughout New York. NY CREATES is the sole member of Fuller Road Management Corporation ("FRMC") (a 501c25 not-for-profit corporation) and Fort Schuyler Management Corporation ("FSMC") (a 501c3 not-for-profit corporation).


This position is responsible for:

Financial reporting and analysis including assistance in the production of quarterly financial statements and internal reports for budget performance
Assistance with the financial audit processes, including engagement of external audit firm and preparation of audited financial statements and footnotes
Preparing work papers for the annual audit
Assistance with the preparation of annual federal and state tax filings and supporting documentation
Monitoring cash daily; special projects; other reasonable duties as assigned

The successful candidate will possess knowledge and experience in GAAP financial accounting standards, not-for-profit financial accounting regulations, corporate financial accounting methodologies and requirements, corporate budget development, budget performance monitoring and reporting, IRS and NYS tax filing requirements, financial audit and statement preparation, and cash management/banking.

B.S. degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field from a College or University accredited by the USDOE or internationally recognized accrediting organization.
5 years of financial accounting experience with a focus on financial reporting and analysis. 
The ability to collaborate within a cross-functional team of corporate and program financial management professionals in a complex business environment. 

Candidates must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations.  This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.


CPA certification or Master's degree from a College or University accredited by the USDOE or internationally recognized accrediting organization in Business Administration.
5 years of not-for-profit corporate accounting experience.

Don't meet every requirement? At NY Creates we are dedicated to building a welcoming, diverse and inclusive work place. If you are excited about working for NY Creates but your experience doesn't exactly align perfectly with the job description we encourage you to apply anyway, you might still be a perfect fit or a fit for another role at NY Creates.

Additional Information:

Medical, Vision, and Dental
Competitive Pay and PTO
Tuition Waiver Program
Flexible Heath Spending and Dependent Care Accounts
Basic / Optional Life Insurance
Post-Retirement Health Insurance
Employer contribution of 7% of earnings to a Basic Retirement plan after meeting one year of service.
Optional employee contributed retirement account
Location: 257 Fuller Road, Albany, NY 12203

Application Instructions:
Employment is with the Research Foundation for SUNY which is an Equal opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Research Foundation employees are subject to restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1. You will be asked to disclose any such participation at the time of hire for review by the Research Foundation.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply please call Human Resources at 518-437-8686.