Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Fiscal Analyst 2 to ensure financial compliance with all institutional, state and federal regulations and policies. This position will be expected to establish corrective action procedures and training for personnel across campus related to their area of expertise. This position will also work collaboratively in concert with, and as part of, the Accounting Services team to ensure accuracy and efficiency in accounting processes. This position reports to the Director for Accounting Services & Controller.
This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by January 18, 2021 @ 11:59 PM Pacific Time.
Prepare and verify fiscal reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles on a regular basis; manage state and federal funded financial compliance, while applying knowledge of all Federal, State, and local guidelines and fiscal policies that govern state and federal awards.
Review and reconcile general ledger accounts and analyze fiscal data; develop and recommend procedures to improve fiscal operations; follow accounting practices, processes and procedures per federal, state and local rules, regulations and policies;
Maintain and analyze activities in the accounts payable/receivable function; ensure timely and accurate payment of invoices and expense vouchers; maintain documentation for compliance reporting and audits;
Monitor and reconcile past due accounts; refer accounts to collection agencies and analyze write-off/allowance for doubtful accounts; create AR aging and metrics reports; review, analyze and audit bank confirmations, receipts and disbursement of revenues received;
Review, analyze and interpret agency accounting and financial records and reports produced by automated and manual systems; analyze and correct discrepancies; prepare necessary adjusting entries;
Arrange all air travel according to policy; review, approve and monitor travel paperwork, expenditures and activities to ensure compliance with local and state regulations, policies, procedures and contracts; assist in the development, interpretation and maintenance of internal travel procedures; coordinate and provide travel training program for all personnel;
Perform necessary job scheduling in support of monthly closing and reconciliation;
Prepare and review fiscal documents to access the agency financial reporting system; analyze input and output of financial data;
Provide recommendations for computerized accounting system improvements, process improvements and work through the College's transition to a new computerized accounting system;
Contribute to the writing of Accounting Services desk manuals (for review, revision and adoption after approval) for areas related to assigned duties and responsibilities; review peer accounting desk manual contributions to insure functionality, performance and that they align with accounting standards and regulations;
Prepare and review fiscal year-end closing of financial records; prepare monthly and year-end entries on all third-party funding;
May provide direction on a variety of manual or automated fiscal recordkeeping tasks for clerical, fiscal, budget or other College support staff;
Assist with analyzing grant awards, noting special conditions, match rates and lids, and ensure the agency can properly track and monitor these conditions; make recommendations for system changes where appropriate;
Work directly with program staff administering grants; verify that grants meet all specific criteria included in the budget or work plan; notify program staff of needed adjustments in spending patterns;
Assist with negotiating the indirect cost rate agreements with the federal cognizant agency; independently monitor both direct and indirect lids, and make adjustments where required;
Serve as an internal and external fiscal point of contact for AR, AP, and interagency contracts with other State agencies;
Manage College compliance with federal time and effort grant reporting; regularly review time and effort reports and make proper account adjustments to maintain compliance; coordinate and provide time and effort report training for grants and contracts personnel;
Assist with recording and reconciling State Treasury requests/refunds, capital asset accounting, and debt service accounting as needed; and
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin Co...llege continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.