Position: Temporary Part-time Financial Assistant Hours: This is a part-time position (20-25 hours per week) Pay: $20.00 per hour Campus: Evanston Approximate start date: 7/1/2019 Approximate end date: 12/31/2019
Northwestern University is seeking a temporary Part-time Financial Assistant for the Evanston campus.
Temporary Job Description:
The temporary Financial Assistant assist with all activities necessary to order, track, receive and account for procuring materials, supplies, equipment needs. Additional responsibilities include:
Assist with all activities necessary for procuring and accounting of engineering and manufacturing outsourcing activities.
Provide assistance with establishing and maintaining good vendor relations.
Assist with coordinating and tracking internal orders.
Assist with billing and journaling using Northwestern’s NUCore accounting system.
Participate in developing financial statements; assisting with budget monitoring and managing budget reconciliations.
Participate with monitoring data quality, identifying issues and developing solutions to improve business processes.
Participate in developing value enhancement and cost saving activities.
Submit and reconcile expense reports
Work as a contributing member of a team and with diverse groups of people.
Assist with interactions with Human Resources and other administration departments.
Knowledge and understanding of business processes and procedures including requisitions, purchasing, order tracking, scheduling, financial journals, statements, budget tracking.
Ability to work with staff at all levels, ability to work within a team.
Ability to learn to navigate and interact with NUFinancial and other business process systems at Northwestern.
Proficiency with computer applications such as MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook.
Ability to offer input on efficiency and effectiveness of business processes.
Strong organizational and problem solving skills.
Written and oral communication skills.
Time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 36394
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.