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Financial Coordinator

Employer
Brown University
Location
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 26, 2024

Job Details



Founded in 1764, Brown is a leading institution for education, discovery, and global intellectual progress as well as one of the largest employers in Rhode Island. Working at Brown brings more than just a paycheck and generous benefits; it offers an opportunity to contribute to a greater good. Join us in supporting the pursuit of knowledge and individual growth that defines higher education and enriches our community.

Job Description:

This position processes financial transactions primarily performed in Workday. This position is responsible for maintaining current knowledge of, interpreting and applying, applicable University & NCAA policies. The Financial Coordinator will have a strong working knowledge of the Brown Chart of Accounts and policies and protocols related to transaction coding and approval. This position is expected to be customer focused and responsive to requests as they arise.

All division employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA, Ivy League and ECAC rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the division are to be reported to the appropriate parties. Employees in coaching positions are required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test and maintain current AED/CPR & First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Division).

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of skills and experience.

  • Experience in an academic setting preferred.

Job Competencies
  • Highly proficient in financial reporting and spreadsheet applications with attention to detail

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Excel, including pivot tables, formulas, spreadsheets, and databases

  • Customer service experience with a strong service-minded philosophy

  • Ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot issues when appropriate

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced, multi-faceted work environment

  • Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

  • The successful candidate for this position will be required to complete a criminal background and education check satisfactory to Brown University prior to commencing employment.

Background Check – Criminal, Education

Recruiting Start Date:

2024-04-16

Job Posting Title:

Financial Coordinator

Department:

Athletics and Recreation

Grade:

Grade 7

Worker Type:

Employee

Worker Sub-Type:

Regular

Time Type:

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

Position Work Location:

Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu .

EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer , Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

Company

Brown University

Founded in 1764, Brown is a nonprofit leading research university, home to world-renowned faculty, and also an innovative educational institution where the curiosity, creativity and intellectual joy of students drives academic excellence.

The spirit of the undergraduate Open Curriculum infuses every aspect of the University. Brown is a place where rigorous scholarship, complex problem-solving and service to the public good are defined by intense collaboration, intellectual discovery and working in ways that transcend traditional boundaries. As a private, nonprofit institution, the University advances its mission through support from a community invested in Brown's commitment to advance knowledge and make a positive difference locally and globally.

Brown is a leading research university, where stellar faculty and student researchers deploy deep content knowledge to generate new discoveries on those issues and many more. What sets their work apart? Collectively, Brown's researchers are driven by the idea that their work will have a positive impact in the world.

Brown students and faculty are tackling the nation’s opioid crisis. Planning the next Mars landing site. Uncovering the locations of ancient civilizations. Advising world leaders on new political models. Exploring new frontiers in multimedia arts. In each of their intellectual endeavors, our scholars and researchers are uncommonly driven by the belief that their work must — and will — have an impact in their communities, in society and the world.

We are a learning community grounded in a commitment of respect for the diversity of viewpoints that is fundamentally essential to intellectual discovery. We encourage the right of all individuals to express ideas and perspectives — and we embrace the value of vigorous debate in pursuit of knowledge.

Providence, Rhode Island — Brown's home for more than two and a half centuries — is a vibrant place to live, work and study, a stimulating hub for innovation, and a city rich in cultural diversity. 

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