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Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Bouve College of Health Sciences

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.


About the Opportunity:




Reporting to the Director of Administration and Finance, the Finance Manager acts as a key member of the Dean’s Office financial staff and serves as the main point of contact for all matters related to financial transactions and reconciliations, accounting policies, training for Budget Managers and department discretionary budgets at the Bouve College of Health Sciences.

Responsibilities include managing the daily transactions of the College’s budget including verifying and processing expense reimbursements, ensuring compliance with university and college policies, executing budget transfers and journal vouchers, reconciling Dean’s Office budgets, tracking and processing Dean’s Office financial commitments, tracking departmental budgets, and developing and maintaining financial reports for college leadership. The Finance Manager is also responsible for managing the college’s computer replacement cycle and making computer purchases on behalf of the Dean’s Office. He/she will serve as a liaison to department administrators on operational financial issues. Administrative duties include assisting Leadership with space management-related tasks including capital project management, coordination of internal moves and space-related requests from college units, maintaining college space records and projecting annual space costs. The manager also performs ad hoc financial analyses and reports for the Associate Dean of Finance and other general tasks to support the Dean’s Office as needed. The Finance Manager will be responsible for training, coordinating communication and policies related to all budget oversight across the College. Northeastern University experience with Banner and other University systems is highly preferred.




-Bachelor’s Degree required and minimum of 4 year’s professional administrative experience, preferably in a Financial role.. Supervisory experience preferred.

-Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

-Outstanding organizational skills, excellent computer skills, and a willingness to learn new approaches/programs.

-Able to operate in autonomous fashion and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

-Experience with budget review and monitoring.

-Experience with program evaluation or quality improvement/organizational improvement.

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

-Ability to work well with students, faculty, and support staff.

-Good customer service skills.

-Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook

-Experience in Banner or other financial systems is highly preferred


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Bouvé College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs. Within Bouvé, the Behrakis Health Sciences Center houses a state of the art human performance and exercise laboratory with teaching and research space, including fully equipped exercise stress testing stations, metabolic carts, Lunar DEXA machine, an underwater weighing tank, Cybex and Keiser strength and power equipment, wet lab facilities for blood processing and muscle biopsies. The Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite, opened in 2013, provides a state-of-the-art simulation center for interprofessional education.

Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter- disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation’s top research universities. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.



Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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