The Finance department supports and advances Drew University’s mission by ensuring the University’s fiscal integrity and sustainability through effective administration and direction of its financial resources and activities. The Finance department consists of the Accounting, Accounts Payable, Budget, Finance Technology, and Purchasing departments.
Finance manages and advises on transactions related to the University’s financial obligations. It is responsible for recording financial transactions and reporting on the University’s financial activities and status to the Board of Trustees, donors, and the government—functions that include accounting, preparing all required financial reports and statements of the University, tax reporting, and managing external audits. Finance also manages the development, monitoring, and analysis of the University’s operating budget.
Finance partners with schools and units to ensure the University’s fiscal integrity and operational efficiency by establishing and implementing best practices, internal controls, and standardized financial policies, and by providing information, guidance, training, and consultation.