Director of Financial Systems Support

Lauren Buchanan

Financial Systems Support
Director of Financial Systems Support

Business Service Center, Suite 4000

(940) 369-5500


With more than 12 years of experience within the University of North Texas System, Lauren Buchanan was hired to lead the newly formed Financial Systems Support team. Her team is responsible for functional configuration and support, and manages user-level security access for the 9.2 Finance system.  The team will also be key in developing financial system reports, resolving support issues and administering the Financial System chart of accounts.  In addition, the Financial Systems Support team currently provides functional configuration, security and support for PeopleSoft Student Finance.

Prior to being tapped for this position, Lauren spent seven years managing PeopleSoft Finance security, configuration, and workflow and troubleshooting for the UNT Controller’s Office.  From there she moved to IT Shared Services and managed the Finance and Administration Business Analyst team, and worked as a Business Relationship Manager. Lauren has a Master of Science degree from Texas A&M University and has been a Certified Public Accountant for 12 years.