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Cornell University Center for Technology Licensing: Accounts Rep IV


Who We Are

The Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) is Cornell University’s technology transfer office. CTL’s mission is to catalyze technology commercialization to develop products and services based on university innovations for societal benefit, and to promote new venture formation and growth to foster economic development within New York State and across the nation.

What You Will Do

Provide independent high-level support in areas of accounting, budget oversight, royalty distribution, administrative and reporting.  This includes all areas of financial obligation and contract compliance for license agreements entered into by the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL).  

Intellectual property management is extremely complex; each deal and supporting contact is unique with multiple critical data elements that are used as the foundation for many accounting processes.  Some licensees have multiple contracts for different technologies; others have one contract that covers multiple technologies, and some technologies are under contract to more than one licensee. The Accounts Rep must be able correctly interpret the available data and make critical decisions to manage the daily accounting processes.

The Accounts Rep must independently review and prioritize daily tasks to meet deadlines, they will need to constantly review critical data elements and identify and correct missing or erroneous data. They also must be knowledgeable of best practices and identify, recommend, and implement modifications to improve office efficiency and effectiveness.

This position will frequently be assigned special projects and be expected to present findings, conclusions and/or recommendations in a useful format for management.  The Accounts Rep must be able to conduct historical research, locate appropriate files and reports and present an accurate accounting.  

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