Accounting, Audit and Compliance

Contact Us

Inquires regarding any of these units should be addressed, via email, to the unit director indicated. Concerns regarding the efficiency of a unit should first be addressed to the unit director and subsequently to:

Ms. Patricia Ketterer
Assistant Vice President   
619 W 54th Street
Suite 736
New York, NY 10019

Questions or comments with respect to the information presented on this webpage should be directed to Patricia Ketterer.


The Accounting Audit and Compliance Office is the custodian of accounts for College entities whose funding is not allocated through NYS Budget appropriations.  The Office is responsible for recording and disbursing monies, upholding the restrictions of the funds and preparation of the financial statements for the following non-tax levy entities: the John Jay College Foundation, Inc., the John Jay College Auxiliary Services Corporation, Inc., the Student Activities Association, Inc. and the Children’s Center. The financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, are presented below, as well as the University's Consolidated Financial Statements.

-         John Jay College Foundation, Inc.

-         Auxiliary Services Corporation, Inc.

-      Student Activities Association, Inc.

-         Children’s Center of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Inc.

-         The City University of New York, Basic Financial Statements    

This office is also responsible for acting as the liaison with the University's Office of Internal Audit and Management Services, and external auditors. The unit periodically performs internal audits to ensure that college departments are in compliance with the University's policies for Internal Controls and contract compliance for non-tax levy funds. 

Accounting Staff

Helen Cedeno                 

Yvette Caton                    
Assistant Director

Juan Somaribba                 
Assistant Director
212.237. 8044

Shana N. Johnson     
Revenue Management Coordinator/Accountant