The Fiscal Analyst 1 Assists higher-level staff with financial summary information, analysis of financial reports and development of fiscal procedures; reconciles fiscal statements and fixed assets; prepare journal vouchers reflecting expenditures and transfer of funds; reviews, analyzes and interprets agency accounting and financial records and reports; analyzes and corrects discrepancies; assists in developing and submitting grant and contract proposals, or renewals; establishes and maintains files of proposals for grants and contracts; provide progress reports, accumulate statistics on grants; notify all concerned of application deadlines and ending dates of grants; maintains and monitors grants and contracts to assure compliance with these documents; access the university's financial reporting system to prepare and review fiscal documents; assists in monthly and fiscal year closing of financial records; develops fiscal queries or reports from an existing fiscal database; monitors budget expenditures activities and prepares budget documents for programs.
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent, which must include at least 18 quarter or 12 semester hours of accounting, auditing or budgeting; OR equivalent education/experience.
Two years post graduate financial work experience.
Familiarity with purchasing procedures, cash handling, and/or purchasing cards.
Experience with budget reconciliation and discrepancy resolution.
Demonstrated customer service experience, including problem solving and ability to cordially work with others.
Demonstrated ability to learn specialized software.
Experience working with confidential information and documents.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate using verbal and written communication skills.
A Master's degree in a financial related field, certification as a Public Accountant, Internal Auditor, Certified Governmental Financial Manager or Management Accountant.
Experience working in higher education.
Experience in administration for grants and contracts.
Experience supporting the accounting, auditing and operational needs of Public Radio and Television.
Knowledge of SAP Business Information and/or WorkDay business systems and and reporting platforms.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Screening Begin Date: Screening of applications will begin Tuesday, June 1, 2021, and will continue until the position has been filled.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Required Documents:
2) Cover letter
Time Type: Full time
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
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Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.