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.
The Fiscal Assistant will play an important role within the fiscal and administrative structure of the Law School. The position will serve as the primary processing point for all financial transactions originating from the faculty, staff and student organizations. This Fiscal Assistant will report to the Assistant Director, Finance and Administration and preform critical functions such as processing budget transfers, requisitions, vouchers, and expense reports. In addition, this position will help with the completion of monthly reconciliations on various law school accounts and purchasing cards as well as the creation and distribution of month-end financial reports.
Other important tasks include designing and updating various financial reports for the Associate Dean of Finance & Administration and assisting with the preparation of forecasts and other analytical reports.
The Fiscal Assistant will have other administrative responsibilities such as facility and space requests, assisting with various law school events and ad hoc projects.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $38,700 to $48,400; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Experience & Education
Bachelor's degree in business, accounting or finance
2-3 years of experience in a finance or accounting office preferred
Experience with complex Microsoft Excel functions and formulas
Functional & Technical Competencies
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
Strong client-service orientation
Highly organized with attention to detail
Ability to fully utilize Microsoft Office suite of products and G-Suite
Experience using PeopleSoft Financials (vouchers, expense reports)
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.