1. Drafts preliminary financial sections of proposals. 2. Reviews all proposals for accuracy, completeness, and compliance to grantor and University requirements and regulations. 3. Monitors, controls, and maintains financial activity of accounts. Ensures expenditures are posted to proper accounts. Identifies, researches, and corrects questionable expenditures. 4. Serves as the principal source of information on financial policies and procedures and financial activity. 5. Reconciles and analyzes financial statements. Prepares standardized and specialized financial reports and analyses. 6. Oversees and instructs support staff. 7. Oversees the maintenance of financial records and files. 8. Assists with the development and implementation of systems and procedures. 9. May calculate weekly payroll for department staff. 10. Performs clerical functions incidental to accounting activities.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field such as accounting, finance, economics, business, or mathematics. Grant and contract pre- and post-award experience. Research grant management experience. Finance and accounting experience in the non-profit sector. Experience with Workday and YBT.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelor's degree in a related field such as accounting, finance, economics, business, or mathematics. Grant and contract pre- and post-award experience. Research grant management experience. Finance and accounting experience in the non-profit sector. Experience with Workday and YBT.
Required Skill/ability 5: Team oriented. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
Posting Position Title: Financial Assistant 4
Required Skill/ability 3: Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Financial Assistant
Required Skill/ability 1: Solid understanding of internal control concepts. Strong accounting and financial management skills including demonstrated ability with journal entries, general ledgers, and cost allocations.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to multi-task. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Required Skill/ability 2: Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products, Word, Excel, Outlook. Demonstrated ability with pivot tables, formulas, and VLOOKUP. Demonstrated ability with database management, including proficiency with manipulating data and running reports.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 57081BR
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