The Ohio State University seeks a full-time, regular, A&P staff member to serve as the Fiscal Associate for The John Glenn College of Public Affairs and the College of Social Work. The individual in this position will be expected to:
Provide guidance and consultation to faculty, staff, students, and guests on purchasing procedures in accordance to university guidelines;
Serve as first level approver for the eRequest and eTravel system;
Prepare and submit travel and purchasing reimbursements;
Serve as a liaison to the Business and Finance Procurement Shared Service Center to resolve issues related to travel and purchasing;
Confirm the payment of invoices, reimbursements, and other payments;
Serve as a PCard Manager, advise other PCard Managers in following university policies and procedures; and process PCard maintenance request forms;
Initiate General Ledger transactions such as journal entries, fund transfers, cash and check deposits, and other bank activity journals;
Serve as a liaison to the Travel Office, the PCard Program Office, Accounts Payable, the Bursar, Shipping and Receiving, the Graduate School, and other university offices and units as necessary;
Assist new vendors through the vendor setup process and submit vendor maintenance request forms;
Develop and deliver travel, purchasing, and other fiscal trainings as needed;
Create, distribute, and analyze financial reports as necessary;
Assist with financial reconciliation processes as needed;
Maintain an OSU Amazon Business Account and assist faculty, staff, and students with Amazon purchases as necessary;
Manage the Faculty Support Services initiative and supervise student employees as necessary;
Respond to requests for assistance within 24 hours using a shared help ticketing system or email address;
Perform other duties as assigned. This position is a full-time, regular, A&P position. The individual in this position will support the faculty, staff, students, and guests of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs for 24 hours per week and the College of Social Work for 16 hours per week. As a member of two colleges, this individual will be expected to uphold the values of each college, some of which are excellence, diversity & inclusion, support & collaboration, leadership, accountability, integrity, innovation, transparency, and trust. This individual will be under the supervision of the Director of Administration of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs while maintaining a close working relationship with the Chief Administrative Officer of the College of Social Work.
Additional Information for Applicants::
To apply, please submit an online application, resume, and cover letter at jobsatosu.com. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and applications submitted on or before August 24th are guaranteed full consideration.
The Ohio State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.
The Work Environment and Culture:
The John Glenn College of Public Affairs is committed to inspiring and developing the next generation of public and nonprofit professionals who can handle complex issues and make change a reality in civic life. Ranked best in Ohio and 14th nationally out of 290 Public Affairs graduate schools in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report ratings, the Glenn College teaches its students how governments, nonprofits, and private firms can work together to serve the public and get results. The Glenn College is celebrating 50 years of turning dreamers into doers and is housed in Page Hall, a state-of-the-art building in the center of the university's main campus in Columbus, Ohio.
As the oldest continually accredited social work program in a public university, the College of Social work is celebrating 100 years of preparing leaders who enhance individual and community well-being, celebrate difference, and promote social and economic justice for vulnerable populations. The College of Social Work is located in Stillman Hall, a building rich in history and technological advances alike and at the center of the university's main campus in Columbus, Ohio.
The Ohio State University, the flagship public university of Ohio, is located in the state's capital, Columbus. It is ranked 17th among the best public universities in the nation. Columbus is the 14th largest city in the United States and offers many cultural and recreational amenities. It was recently rated by Forbes as the #1 opportunity city in the country and by Time as being in the top 10 cities to start a new career.
Experience & Qualifications:
Candidates must hold a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Operations, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The person selected for this position must have outstanding customer service skills and the desire to learn and be a part of a dynamic and fast-paced team. The ability to function independently and transition through changes in administrative systems, processes, procedures, etc. with positivity and resourcefulness is necessary. Effective time management skills are required.
Familiarity with the eRequest, eTravel, and OSU financials is desirable. An understanding of basic accounting principles is preferred.
Target Salary: $17.79 - $19.71 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.