General Accounting



The General Accounting unit handles a wide range of professional services for the University community. This office is responsible for the following functions:
  • Acts as liaison for all accounting transactions from University Auxiliaries:Press, Housing, Food Service
  • Calculates, prepares, and processes all inter-departmental billings
  • Prepares 1099 MISC year-end tax forms
  • General account maintenance and reconciliation 
  • Investigates, documents and inputs transactions for both internal transfers and vendor invoices
  • Responds to all general accounting inquiries and information requests
This office is located on the second floor of Founders Hall, Room 206B.

Phone Number: (212) 327-8345
Fax Number: (212) 327-8533

Cookie Payne Williams, Accounting Manager
Phone Number: (212) 327-8345
Email:  Cookie.Payne@rockefeller.edu

John Vega, Assistant Controller
Phone Number: (212) 327-8311
Email:  John.Vega@rockefeller.edu

Divina Laya, Accountant
Phone Number: (212) 327-8320
Email:  Divina.Laya@rockefeller.edu

Cherise Gittens, Accountant
Phone Number: (212) 327-8344
Email:  Cherise.Gittens@rockefeller.edu