Welcome to the Finance Division

Functioning as one multi-dimensional team, the Finance Division is responsible for the overall integrity of the university's financial activities. In that capacity, the Finance Division provides service excellence in all support and business operations to enhance the ability of the university to fulfill its vision of becoming one of the preeminent research universities in the nation and the world.

Through our management practices we strive to create a working environment that enables us to use our skills and talents to best serve our customers, and to control and properly report the financial operations of the university utilizing the principles of accuracy, integrity and insight. The Finance staff shares the organization’s dedication to excellence in operational performance and customer service. The Finance Division regularly reviews its practices in an effort to continually improve our services, develop a strong sense of community, and maintain a strong financial base while addressing the needs of all stakeholders.


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Finance Departments

GW's Accountants & Financial Reporters

Bringing together accounting, grants and contracts, fixed assets, and financial reporting

GW's Student Accounts Office

The Student Accounts Office is committed to providing excellent service to students throughout their educational experience at the George Washington University.

GW's Procurement & Travel Services

Acquiring Goods, Services and Travel to support the university's missions.  2014 winner of the National Procurement Institute's Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award.

GW's Treasury Management

Managing the university’s financial resources

GW's Tax Department

Ensuring tax compliance and protecting GW’s tax-exempt status

Systems Analytics & Insights Group

Utilizing technology and data to provide helpful analysis and insights

GW's Accounts Payable

Providing centralized invoice and payment processing

GW's Risk Managers

Managing risk associated with teaching, research and support operations