Fiscal Assistant - Law School

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chestnut Hill, MASSACHUSETTS


Posted: 04-Apr-24

Location: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open



Internal Number: 8670

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.

Job Description

The Fiscal Assistant has an important role within the fiscal and administrative structure ofthe Law School. The position is one of two Fiscal Assistants that reports to the Assistant Director, Fiscal & Grant Administration. This position is the primary processing pointfor all day-to-day financial transactions originating from the faculty, staff and studentorganizations. The role preforms critical fiscal functions such asprocessing budget transfers, requisitions, vouchers, and expensereports. In addition, this position assists with the completionof monthly reconciliations on various law school accounts and purchasing cards, as well as the creation and distribution of month-end financial reports.

The team of two Fiscal Assistants is also responsible for various HR functions at the Law School, which includes processing the hires for part-time faculty, student employees, and faculty supplementals. The position's fiscal HR responsibilities also include tracking and reconciling student payroll and other reports.

Other important tasksinclude updating various financial reports for the Associate Deanof Finance & Administration and researching various fiscal matters as needed.

The Fiscal Assistant willhave other administrative responsibilities such as submitting facilities work tickets,assisting with various law school events and ad hoc projects.

Fiscal Assistant
Hiring Range: $22.69/hr to $28.35/hr. Pay rate 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 and customer service skills
  • 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, researching historical transactions)

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

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

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 .

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at .

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