Title InformationMinimum Salary or Salary Range $33,000.00 Position Details
Position InformationPosting Number NC2082023
Working Title Fiscal Support Analyst - Financial Accounting & Inventory Control Department Org 703000 - Financial Accounting Why should you work at UCA?
We are excited that you are considering joining the UCA Family—the faculty, staff, students and alumni who make the University of Central Arkansas a great place to work!
At the University of Central Arkansas, we value our employees striving to maintain a work-life balance. We realize that this affects the overall well- being of employees, while learning to prioritize challenging work and the ability to make a difference. Participation in university-wide remote work days may be available for certain positions. Training is provided on systems or job-specific software, and tools are available supporting professional and personal development. The benefits package allows you to customize your benefits to meet your current needs, and the ability to adjust them as your priorities change. This includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, 80% tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a retirement program with university contributions of 10% of employee salary. Also available are health and wellness incentives, as well as access to sports and cultural activities on campus for the family, free gym membership (HPER) and equipment rentals.
The Fiscal Support Analyst is responsible for performing a wide variety of fiscal-related tasks that are standard or regular support duties within an assigned department or program by researching financial data and preparing reports. The position assists on-campus departments with monitoring and facilitating additions, transfers, and retirement of University-owned assets. This position is governed by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Researches and analyzes data, develops or revises processes or policies based on research, and submits prepared report findings to the supervisor. Develops and maintains databases, spreadsheets and other fiscal reporting mechanisms, reviews and audits fiscal information for accuracy and quality assurance. Provides technical assistance to others working within various databases and systems, including the state accounting system and general ledger, and assists in reconciling problems. Posts transactions to journals and/or ledgers, balances entries, and reconciles errors manually or electronically. Performs various accounting duties and assists with budgets and fiscal monthly and year end closing. Produces monthly production reports, statistical reports, or other regularly scheduled reports.
Verifies inventory records within required databases and maintains inventory tracking of all designated University-owned assets. Maintains paperwork and communications with departments, and assists departments in maintaining, tracking, identifying, and reporting inventory items. Receives, reviews, and audits documents to ensure completion; verifies codes, calculations, authorizations and additional required information. Performs data entry of various information, including invoices and payments, to internal automated tracking and reporting system, general ledger, or other appropriate system after reviewing the documents for accuracy. Maintains manual and computerized files. Reviews files for accuracy and corrects information as needed. Files documents alphabetically, numerically, or by other prescribed methods within designated timeframes. Prepares forms, correspondence, reports and other documents utilizing appropriate software.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of accounting principals and database management. Knowledge of software applications. Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and policies of assigned section. Knowledge of customer service techniques. Ability to comprehend and assimilate technical and business related documents. Ability to apply policies and procedures and other applicable regulations associated with assigned department or program. Ability to conduct research, perform quantitative quality assurance reviews, and prepare reports.
Skills Considered Essential for Success
-Knowledge of the organization and administration of higher education. -Knowledge of state, federal, and university rules, regulations and procedures. -Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment. -Ability to work collaboratively and independently with common goals as a part of a team. -Ability to make sound judgments. -Effective interpersonal communication, writing, and organizational abilities. -Civility in all interactions. -Demonstrate effective follow-up.
Required Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in general business, finance, or a related field. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Education and/or Experience
Accounting/Finance or another business related field. Experience with Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets preferred. Previous experience in Accounts Payable or Purchasing. Experience with Banner ERP System.
University, Campus, and Community Description
Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Central Arkansas. Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of nearly 10,000, of which more than 20% are graduate students. The university offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in six disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions to research, scholarship, and creative activities. UCA seeks to attract students and employees that are dedicated to building a culture of diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity.
Desired start date 08/16/2023
Position Summary and QualificationsLicense(s)/Certifications
Physical Demands Checklist Sitting, Kneeling, Standing, Lifting/Carrying, Walking Physical Exertion Administrative Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds, Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds
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Background Check Statement
This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
UCA EEO Statement
The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.
Open Date 07/26/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
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