The Administration Unit of the Harvard Law School Library supports the operations of the Harvard Law School Library. The administrative Unit works closely with all library units and provides leadership and support for HR, financial activities, purchasing, facilities, events, and programming. The Financial Assistant provides diverse and complex financial, customer service and office support within the Harvard Law School Library.
As the Financial Assistant you will:
Serve as the principal source of information on established finance related policies and procedures and advise on options and alternatives.
Prepare and maintain financial records and reports; review to assure compliance with University, Law School and/or government regulations, and notify supervisor of unusual situations.
Process orders, requisitions, reimbursements, and other finance related activities.
Act as a liaison with relevant financial departments at the Law School and University
May assist in training, scheduling and distributing work of other staff members, students, and temporary workers.
Actively participate in unit planning and goal setting.
Contribute to the unit goals by accomplishing related duties as required.
Be a part of excellence and leadership in legal education and scholarship at Harvard Law School. We are a community of talented people from diverse backgrounds, lived experiences, and perspectives, dedicated to advancing the cause of justice all over the world. We value our differences and our diversity as a source of strength. We are committed to developing and inspiring our students and our workforce. Whoever you are, whatever you do, however you do it, Harvard Law School is a place where you can thrive.
All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
Salary Grade: 053
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
Three or more years of related experience. Education beyond high school may count toward experience.
We are looking for people who have:
Experience using enterprise financial applications
Advanced knowledge of Excel
Basic understanding of accounting principles for non-profit organizations
Commitment to customer service
Effective communication skills
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as a team member
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
Ability to find creative solutions to challenges and problems
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 53072BR
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