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. Prior experience supporting a large business office processing financial transactions including invoices, accounts payable, and journal entries. Familiarity with Yale's financial processes and systems. Workday experience preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelor's degree in a related field. Prior experience supporting a large business office processing financial transactions including invoices, accounts payable, and journal entries. Familiarity with Yale's financial processes and systems. Workday experience preferred.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to work in a team environment. Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing, in a helpful, pleasant and professional manner.
Posting Position Title: Financial Assistant 4
Required Skill/ability 3: Intermediate proficiency in financial and administrative computer software including Word and Excel; ability to learn new programs as needed.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Financial Assistant
Required Skill/ability 1: Strong mathematical proficiency and ability to analyze financial data. Prior proficiency in a financial role (with competencies in areas such as journal entries, processing invoices, accounts payable).
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability to be highly attentive to details using complex computerized accounting and reporting systems as well as broad database management systems.
Required Skill/ability 2: Well-developed organizational skills and the demonstrated ability to multi-task; ability to prioritize time and resources effectively to adjust to changing needs and deadlines. Independent worker with excellent problem-solving abilities.
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: 65961BR
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