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Administrative Financial Specialist
University of Idaho

Date Posted Sep. 14, 2018
Title Administrative Financial Specialist
University University of Idaho
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Moscow, ID
    United States
  • Classified Staff
  • Finance/Investment Management
    Administrative Support/Services

University of Idaho

Administrative Financial Specialist

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $17.01 per hour or higher depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for all accounting activity related to the functions and operations within the College's various departments. Duties include budget projections, customer service and preparing and processing financial transactions. The employee processes and monitors financial documents; establishes and maintains effective filing systems for financial records; processes travel and credit card statements and other related tasks. The employee reports to the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences' Assistant Director of Financial Operations, Administrative Services (CALS) and works cooperatively with various departments; serving as a resource for department heads, district directors, faculty, staff and students for interpretation and implementation of University, College, and Departmental finance policies, rules, and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

Three (3) years of administrative financial support OR Associate Degree in any related area.
Good knowledge of financial record keeping methods.
Experience researching and compiling financial information and preparing summaries and reports in Excel.
Experience working with a database software (like Banner) to enter, retrieve, and edit financial data.
Demonstrated ability to work with csv files, word processing, spreadsheets and database software to develop and automate financial reports.
Ability to handle competing issues of different priority, being organized, detailed oriented, methodical and keeping confidentiality in all matters.
Demonstrated ability to: communicate well verbally and in writing; develop and maintain a good working relationship with diverse individuals from varying cultural and socio-economic backgrounds at all organizational levels.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education: B.S. degree in Accounting or some college level accounting courses.
Experience: using Excel, Banner system, Argos system; and working in an academic setting.
Familiarity with the land-grant institution and Extension system.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP001940P

Posting Date: 09/11/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

First consideration will be given to those who apply by September 25, 2018. The position will remain open until suitable applicant is identified.

In addition to the online application, applicants should submit a resume and a Letter of Qualification addressing how they meet each minimum and preferred qualification.

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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