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Disbursement Assistant Financial Affairs
JOB #: 1908929
Full Time; Career Salary Range: $23.22-$24.83/hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Accounting Director, the Disbursement Assistant serves as part of Accounting Services and specifically is a member of the Financial Accounting and Reporting team (FAR), which is responsible for overseeing general ledger and financial reporting; travel, plant and equipment accounting; administration of University-issued credit card programs; vendor database services; tax reporting and policy guidance.
The Disbursement Assistant must possess a strong working knowledge of the FIS Banner financial system and must develop a keen understanding of the various FIS Banner vendor set-up screens and how to populate necessary information. The Disbursement Assistant performs a number of daily and weekly functions related to processing of vendor electronic ACH payments, vendor check payments and credit card administration. In addition, the Disbursement Assistant is responsible for a number of additional recurring FAR tasks and various special projects as assigned.
The Disbursement Assistant is expected to provide leadership and direction consistent with campus and University objectives and unit responsibilities; work in an efficient, organized and ethical manner; exercise careful stewardship over University funds; communicate appropriately and effectively with others and work constructively with others towards achieving unit and campus objectives.
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business administration, formal training or relevant experience.
Experience working in Accounts Payable within a complex business environment using an integrated data processing system.
Experience implementing and interpreting accounts payable related policies and procedures.
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills to provide clear and concise information.
Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy, correctness, and thoroughness.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 07-29-2019
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