Brown University — Financial Coordinator

Job Description:

This position processes financial transactions primarily performed in Workday. This position is responsible for maintaining current knowledge of, interpreting and applying, applicable University & NCAA policies.  The Financial Coordinator will have a strong working knowledge of the Brown Chart of Accounts and policies and protocols related to transaction coding and approval. This position is expected to be customer focused and responsive to requests as they arise.

All division employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA, Ivy League and ECAC rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the division are to be reported to the appropriate parties.  Employees in coaching positions are required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test and maintain current AED/CPR & First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Division).

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of skills and experience.
  • Experience in an academic setting preferred.

Job Competencies

  • Highly proficient in financial reporting and spreadsheet applications with attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Excel, including pivot tables, formulas, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Customer service experience with a strong service-minded philosophy
  • Ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot issues when appropriate
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced, multi-faceted work environment
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to complete a criminal background and education check satisfactory to Brown University prior to commencing employment.

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Job Posting Title:
Financial Coordinator

Athletics & Physical Education

Grade 7

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Time Type:
Full time

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Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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