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: Degree in a related financial field. Experience with journal entries, expense reports, accounts payable and receivable. Experience with budgeting. Proficiency with Workday. Detailed knowledge of a broad spectrum of Yale University rules and procedures and extensive knowledge of the operations of the Medical School.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Degree in a related financial field. Experience with journal entries, expense reports, accounts payable and receivable. Experience with budgeting. Proficiency with Workday. Detailed knowledge of a broad spectrum of Yale University rules and procedures and extensive knowledge of the operations of the Medical School.
Required Skill/ability 5: Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Demonstrated success in detailed work requiring accuracy and high level of productivity with disciplined follow-up skills.
Posting Position Title: Financial Assistant 4
Required Skill/ability 3: Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Microsoft Excel. Ability to learn computer applications.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Financial Assistant
Required Skill/ability 1: Knowledge and familiarity of financial responsibilities. Ability to plan, schedule and prioritize work, juggle multiple tasks, meet deadlines and resolve conflicting demands in a high-volume environment.
Required Skill/ability 4: Self-directed with the ability to take initiative, problem solve and exercise independent judgment.
Required Skill/ability 2: Excellent communication skills and ability to work well as part of a team.
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: 64010BR
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