Summary of Duties: The Fiscal Technician 3 reports to the Finance/Budget Manager of the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology. This position uses independent judgement in applying fiscal policies, procedures and guidelines. Responsibilities include coordinating purchasing functions and expenditures; coordinating department travel; and interpreting funding agency guidelines to advise faculty on allowable expenditures applicable policies and procedures, making adjustments as needed.
Other duties include: data input, answering phones, dispersing the daily mail and filing. Provide high quality customer service and strive to maintain positive working relationships. Assist Fiscal Analyst 2 and Finance Manager with projects when asked. Ensure compliance with BPPM for AIS tasks.
Required Qualifications: High school diploma, or GED certificate AND fifteen quarter hours or ten semester hours of college-level accounting or bookkeeping AND two years of full-time experience as a Fiscal Technician, or equivalent, including experience using accounting-related software; An Associate of Arts Degree, or equivalent, in accounting or business may substitute for one year of required experience. Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
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