Administrative Financial Specialist OSP

Location
Idaho, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Oct 21, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


University of Idaho

Administrative Financial Specialist OSP


Location: Moscow

Division/College: University Research (Div)

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $18.27 per hourly or higher depending on experience and education

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Administrative Financial Specialist positions within the Office of Sponsored Programs are responsible for the financial management of all externally funded sponsored projects. This position will apply a solid understanding of federal, state, and other regulations and processes surrounding sponsored projects in order to ensure financial stewardship of funds and minimize university risk of loss due to non-compliance. They act as intermediaries between the funded university units and the sponsor and act as a resource for questions regarding specific contractual requirements. Additionally, employees in these positions must often translate complex regulatory requirements into layman's terms.


Minimum Qualifications:
• Experience using standard word processing, spreadsheet and email software.
• Experience and knowledge of accounting practices; computer database software; financial record keeping methods; and billing and receiving.
• Experience in debiting and crediting transactions; reconciling accounts; preparing a variety of financial reports; researching and correcting accounting records; and interpreting and applying regulations and policies.
• Experience in operating a calculator; using personal computers to enter, retrieve, and edit financial data.
• Experience communicating in a professional manner with a variety of constituents in both verbal and written form.
• Experience managing multiple projects under tight deadlines, and to multitask and to complete tasks with multiple interruptions and distractions.


Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or other related field, or a minimum of 20 hours in accounting coursework.

• Two or more years of experience: Troubleshooting and resolving fiscal problems and reporting and correcting discrepancies; creating and maintain accurate records and transactions; working with Banner financial system; interpreting and explaining rules, policies and procedures; sound analysis and decision-making skills.

• Experience working in the area of Grant & Contract financial accounting.

• Ability to work in close proximity with other employees without being distracted or being a distraction.


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:


Posting Number: SP002618P

Posting Date: 10/21/2020

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Review of applicants will begin November 4, 2020.


Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.




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