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: Experience with Workday based financial and reporting applications and YBT. Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience with Workday based financial and reporting applications and YBT. Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field.
Required Skill/ability 5: Excellent attendance, punctuality, and reliability as attested by references.
Posting Position Title: Financial Assistant 4
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to work under demanding time constraints with accuracy and efficiency. Demonstrated ability to read and interpret Yale University policies, procedures and guidelines.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Financial Assistant 4
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability to be highly attentive to details using complex computerized accounting and reporting systems, as well as a broad database management system.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to maintain a pleasant and professional demeanor.
Required Skill/ability 2: Advanced computer proficiency, including advanced Excel.
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: 65859BR
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