Bloomington Support Staff Job Specs
Job Title and Grade: Accounting & Financial Support Specialist / SSOG
Job Code: 002259
This is accounting and financial support work performing a variety of complex administrative and clerical tasks related to the preparation of budgets, financial documents and reports.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Provide budgetary preparation assistance by gathering and compiling financial data; assist with building models from historical and current information; may perform preliminary breakdown and examination of statistical and/or historical data.
Monitor budgets and accounts, including modifying and/or reallocating funds as necessary; may approve budget variances as account delegate for various types of accounts.
Verifies and approves various on-line financial transactions initiated by University system users to ensure compliance with University policies and procedures.
Process financial documents (FIS, BARS, EPIC, FAMS, etc.); audit and reconcile statement of accounts. Maintain spreadsheets/databases for tracking fiscal activities; prepares reports.
Prepares payment/reimbursement requests, audits receipts/invoices, calculates costs, and verifies eligibility for payment.
Investigates and resolves inquiries regarding procedures or account status.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping procedures.
Knowledge of computers and spreadsheet/word processing software.
Familiarity with standard office procedures and equipment.
Good organization and communication skills.
Ability to expeditiously and accurately perform math calculations.
Ability to analyze financial records.
Education: High school diploma or GED.
Experience: Three years accounting or budget experience.
The intent of this job specification is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this specification.