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Boston College Fiscal & Procurement Specialist, Arts & Sciences Service Center in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

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.

Job Description

The Fiscal and Procurement Specialist serves a key support role for the fiscal and procurement operations of the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) by providing the necessary data for sound business decisions, strategic planning, and school initiatives. Reporting to the Manager, Finance and Administration of the A&S Service Center, the Fiscal and Procurement Specialist ensures that administrative, financial, and operational systems and controls are properly maintained. The Fiscal and Procurement Specialist assists the Service Center team with matters related to budgets, reporting, procurement, travel, grants and expenses while contributing to the Service Center's effectiveness and successful daily operations.

The Fiscal and Procurement Specialist will be responsible for managing the daily procurement operations, processing vouchers and expense reimbursements, managing tracking, reporting and reconciliations and assisting with budgeting activities. The position works as part of a team to support the 23 departments within A&S. Interaction with departments outside A&S includes Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Budget, and the Office for Sponsored Programs. The University policies and procedures must be understood and interpreted daily while simultaneously applying the procedures of the Service Center and the Provost's office.

Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience working with budgets and preparing financial reports and possess strong teamwork, communication and analytical skills. A bachelors degree is preferred, although not required. Three or more years' relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required as is an understanding of or demonstrated aptitude with budgetary and financial concepts. Previous experience in a fast-paced, customer service environment is essential. Academic experience, especially higher education is preferred but not required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel is required and experience using PeopleSoft financials or a comparable application is desirable.

Position Details:

Department: 053011 - Arts & Sciences Service Center

Position: 00012430 - Fiscal & Procurement Specialist

Grade: 2ND

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $39,900 to $49,850; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Requirements

  • Three or more years' relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Previous experience in a customer service environment essential.

  • Experience using PeopleSoft financials or a comparable application.

  • Must include an understanding of or demonstrated aptitude with budgetary and financial concepts, especially in higher education.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred but not required.

  • Academic experience preferred but not required.

Closing Statement

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

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. 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's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination .

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