Finance Assistant Posted Jul 10
Mercatus Center , Arlington, VA
The Mercatus Center at George Mason University seeks a part-time Finance Assistant to join the Finance Team. The Finance Assistant will work under the supervision of the Manager of Financial Operations and will support program teams and other colleagues on various projects with Mercatus Center, as well as providing shared service functions for our sister organization, the Institute for Humane Studies


Scanning and Filing
Data entry
Monitoring and collecting timesheets semi-monthly
QuickBooks records maintenance
Excel and SharePoint document management

Strong attention to detail
High school degree
Experience with Microsoft Excel desired
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Experience with QuickBooks preferred
Help us grow

Please submit your cover letter and resume, as well as three references, through our online application process. Your cover letter must indicate your interest in both the Mercatus Center's and/or Institute for Humane Studies' mission.

Employee Benefits

Mercatus Center provides a professional, open office environment that encourages innovation and entrepreneurship and provides substantial opportunity for professional growth. This role provides flexible hours and $12/hour pay, as well as a parking permit, and free credits at George Mason University.

About the Institute for Humane Studies

Founded in 1961, IHS is a nonprofit educational organization that works with college students and professors around the country to advance understanding of the principles of a free and open society. IHS offers educational programs, scholarships, mentoring, and faculty-development support that help college students and professors contribute to a freer, more prosperous, and more humane world.

About the Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Since 1980, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University has been the world's premier university source for market-oriented ideas—bridging the gap between academic ideas and real-world problems. As a university-based research center, the Mercatus Center trains students, conducts research of consequence, and persuasively communicates economic ideas to solve society's most pressing problems and advance knowledge about how markets work to improve people's lives.