- Financial Administrator
Courtney King is the Friedman School’s Financial Administrator, responsible for managing the day-to-day financial operations of the Friedman School’s non-sponsored funding. She acts as a liaison between and collaborates closely with contacts in the Budget Center, the university offices of research administration and sponsored programs accounting, school program staff, students, principal investigators, the Sponsored Research Administration team, Program Managers, and others.
Courtney provides analyses and reports to School leadership related to the School’s financial operations and processes, collaborating closely with Ed Kleifgen, Krissy Day, and the Budget Center, and works closely with Krissy Day to investigate current processes and potential improvement options, propose new strategies to address ongoing and new issues, and implement initiatives and updated workflows.
Before becoming the Friedman School’s Financial Administrator in 2016, Courtney was an integral member of the Friedman School administration as its Budget and Accounting Coordinator starting in 2014, providing a range of financial support including payroll processing and troubleshooting, budget monitoring, procurement processing, and coordinating other financial operations responsibilities until she transferred to the Tufts Budget Center when it was established in 2015 as a Budget Analyst, working closely with Budget Center staff, Ed Kleifgen, and Krissy Day to establish and implement a new financial chart of accounts and assess and manage the School’s budget. Prior to joining Tufts, Courtney spent eight years as a Staff Accountant at CornerStone Telephone Company.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in Creative Arts from Siena College has also taken accounting coursework at Emmanuel College.
- B.A., Creative Arts, Siena College
- Accounting coursework, Emmanuel College