Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
As a member of the Facilities Business Service Center this position will provide support to both the capital and operating accounting functions. A significant component of this role is responsibility for transaction processing; funding, purchase order set up, and invoice payment. Additionally, this position will assume responsibility for financial reporting, budgeting, analysis, billing and contract administration. This position supports the year end audit accruals and reconciliations.
A Financial Analyst in the Boston College Facilities Management Department is responsible for analyzing invoices related to the University's facilities. These invoices can be broken down into three core focuses: Operations, Capital and Utilities. A Financial Analyst is expected to analyze invoices by collecting, monitoring and reviewing cost data for each of these core focuses. These duties are time sensitive, critical and have a large impact on University operations and their inputs directly correlate with financial reporting.
Enters requisitions, and pays vouchers for all operating units of the Facilities Division. Ability to use PeopleSoft analysis tools, including query, inquiry and reporting tools. Develops effective working relationship and communications with all Facilities Services personnel and vendors. Assists with student employees, distributing work to them and answering their process questions. Takes on special projects as requested, often requiring the use of Excel and PeopleSoft. This position reports directly to the Manager of Finance and Operations in the Facilities Mgmt Business Service Center.
Job Duties: * Responsible for requisitions, purchase orders, vouchers, billing, and PCards. * High volume data entry for Operations, Capital and Utilities invoices. * Address budget funding needs and move funding as necessary to cover invoices. * Reconciles transactions by comparing and correcting data. * Protects operations by keeping financial information confidential. * Works on ad hoc projects as they arise. * Manages key relationships with internal stakeholders and external vendors. * This position will assume responsibility for financial reporting, budgeting, analysis, contract administration. * Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements * Maintaining, managing and updating data analysis models - Microsoft Excel. * Prepares and distributes the monthly financial package to the department directors and managers. * Manages our contract database * Backup weekly payroll as needed
Requirements/Skills: * Good leadership, communication and human relations skills with professional style necessary. * Must be able to multitask, be self-motivated, organized, and results-oriented. * Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills. * Computer and Microsoft Excel literacy is necessary. * Proven work experience in a quantitatively-heavy role * The ideal candidate will have strong accounting and analytical experience, preferably in a similar industry and/or familiarity with our primary systems, PeopleSoft and Kronos. * Bachelor's degree required * Finance, Accounting, Economics, Engineering or Statistics are preferred major fields
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.