Vice President for Finance and Assistant Treasurer
Nicholas Milowski joined Fordham in December 2015. In his capacity as vice president for finance and assistant treasurer, he manages the University’s principal finance and treasury operations, including accounting and reporting, financial planning and analysis, internal audit, procurement, risk management, tax compliance, and treasury operations. Working closely with the senior vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer, Milowski also supports the endowment and human resources management functions.
Prior to joining Fordham, he was the controller at the Helmsley Charitable Trust, where he led accounting and finance functions. He also served as a senior manager at KPMG, in both New York and Switzerland, from 2004 to 2013. At KPMG, he was responsible for the day-to-day management of $4 million in client business, specializing in providing audit and advisory services to large higher education and other nonprofit organizations, including Fordham University. Milowski previously worked at Arthur Andersen and Grant Thornton, also focusing on the higher education sector.
He holds two bachelor’s degrees from the College of the Holy Cross, in economics/accounting and in German studies, and he studied at the University of Freiburg in Germany. He is a certified public accountant, a chartered global management accountant, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves on the board of directors of Social Accountability International, an international nonprofit organization headquartered in New York City.