Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting, Eastern Michigan University
I consider myself a forever student, always learning something new. Supporting a program committed to providing education to those beyond the campus coupled with CAI’s high growth trajectory created an irresistible combination of purpose and opportunity.
The role of a Financial Specialist is responsible for making sure all financial transactions are accurate and comply with the university policies and AI internal policies. These include reconciling statements of activities, approving concur reports, processing payments, purchasing goods/services, providing pre-award and post-award research administration support, creating monthly, quarterly, or ad-hoc financial reports, and assisting in other financial tasks as assigned.
I spent two and a half years working for local non-profit helping families in the Washtenaw county area. I worked in the finance department performing tasks in many positions from accounts payable and accounts receivable to policy creating and capital expenditure procurement.