Working as an integral member of the Director’s team, the Analyst is responsible for utilizing the University’s enterprise financial system, Peoplesoft, to support the timely and accurate management of the capital project lifecycle, encompassing project opening, budgeting, reporting, and ultimately financial closeout. Currently there are in excess of 3,700 individual capital projects in some phase of the project lifecycle which can span multiple fiscal years. Funding of capital projects is an especially complex challenge with the funding of each project requiring informed judgement and timely decision-making, often involving multiple funding sources. The University’s application of debt, both tax-exempt and taxable, as a financing tool for capital projects adds an additional layer of responsibility and complexity to this position.
The Analyst will also work with the Treasury Accountant and other staff to assist in the timely and accurate management of all accounting activity related to the University’s capital program portfolio. All accounting activity overseen by this position ultimately is applied to the University’s General Ledger via Peoplesoft the University’s enterprise financial system.
The Analyst will utilize excel and other software that are used in the Treasury Planning & Operations department to support both Capital -related functions and the University’s integrated financial planning efforts. The Analyst will perform their duties independently, in collaboration with other team members and as an important partner to University departments.
The Office of Finance & Treasury actively searches for staff members of exceptional ability and promise who share in Princeton University's commitment to excellence, and who present a diversity of viewpoints and cultures. We offer varied professional opportunities spanning all aspects of financial management, analysis, and processing in support of the teaching and research mission. As part of the University community, we respect the dignity and individuality of each member while trying to foster a sense of shared experience and common purpose. We are unwavering in our commitment to both diversity and community and embrace the variety of talents, backgrounds, and perspectives of all our colleagues.
Serve as an integral team member on all aspects of the financial management of the University’s capital program and Ten-Year Capital Plan(s)
Support capital project bond reimbursement (taxable and tax-exempt) process
Serve as a supporting resource to the Director, Treasury Planning and Operations
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