Administrative Financial Specialist OSP

Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 24, 2021
Employment Level
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 February 16, 2021.

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

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


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