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Fiscal Analyst

Apply now Job no: 520293
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Accounting/Finance, Business Administration/Management

Department: Business Affairs Office
Classification: Fiscal Coordinator 2
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $25.22-$38.68 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins
Position closes June 12, 2017

Special Instructions to Applicants
To assist us in making the selection for this position, please upload the answers to the following supplemental questions to your application. Number your responses to correspond to the questions and describe experience and training related to each. Make sure that any experience or training described in your responses are included on your application.

1. Refer to the list of duties and responsibilities contained in the job announcement. Describe how your skills, abilities, and experience will allow you to meet these requirements. Please discuss each element completely, but succinctly.

2. The individual in this posit ion will be required to work collaboratively with individuals who have different levels of financial management skills and individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Please describe what communication skills you use in gathering and presenting financial information to various types of audiences.

3. This position will be involved in developing and implementing fiscal and accounting policies and procedures for the institution. Provide several examples of fiscal or accounting policies that you have helped develop or implement.

4. This position will be involved in creating reports with Cognos and preparing financial and cash projections. Describe your experience preparing fiscal or cash projections and the methodology that was used in each.

Complete applications must include a cover letter, resume, transcripts indicating accounting credit hours, and responses to the supplemental questions. Transcripts and supplemental questions should be combined into a single PDF. On your application, be specific in addressing your training and/or experience to the areas listed in the minimum qualifications.

All courses must be from accredited colleges, universities, or private vocational schools.

Transcripts must be submitted for all required and/or related courses.

Department Summary
The Business Affairs Office (BAO) provides efficient and effective business services for University of Oregon (UO) students, faculty and staff: manages and secures UO material assets: and ensures UO business is conducted in accordance with all applicable regulations, policies, procedures, generally accepted accounting principles, and sound business practices.

The BAO consists of 5 divisions reporting to the Associate Vice President for Business Affairs and Controller, and provides direct services to staff, students and UO departments: Financial Services/Accounts Payable/Travel, Student Financial Services, Payroll, Information Systems, and Treasury Management. These divisions manage the largest payroll in Eugene, support UO expenditures totaling more than $500 million, and manage the billing and collection of tuition and fees for more than 24,000 students. The BAO has approximately 64 FTE, and an annual operating budget of $5.8 million.

This position is part of the Financial Services division, which includes: Accounts Payable; Travel; Cost Accounting and Financial Reporting; Tax; General Accounting; and Property Control.

Position Summary
The main purpose of this position is to assist campus departments and BAO internal staff in developing and implementing fiscal and accounting policies and procedures; assist campus departments in developing financial reports; prepare internal and external campus-wide financial reports and projections; forecast and analyze UO revenues and expenditures; prepare UO quarterly reports to the board; and assist in preparing the Facilities and Administrative (F&A) Study and Proposal Process. This position will prepare both ad-hoc and recurring financial reports on a periodic basis and as needed.

Minimum Requirements
Twenty four (24) quarter, 16 semester or 240 clock hours of accounting courses and three years of *accounting experience; OR
CPA or PA certificate and three years of *accounting experience.
*Accounting experience must include at least 8 of the following:
• creating policies and procedures for fiscal operations;
• assuring that accounting system reflects program/agency operations;
• analyzing impact of regulations/changes on accounting budgeting systems;
• analyzing impact of regulations/changes on accounting budgeting systems;
• assuring fiscal transactions comply with accepted accounting practices, policies, and procedures;
• formulating and recommending corrective actions as well as accounting system improvements;
• developing and monitoring system generated reports,
• preparing and distributing a variety of fiscal reports;
• applying computer spreadsheets and accounting software;
• responsibility for an organization's total accounting functions;
• knowledge of governmental and fund accounting;
• analyzing and interpreting financial data;
• applying audit standards to internal procedures;
• communicating technical material orally and in writing;
• solving accounting system and application problems;
• preparing budgetary and GAAP financial statements;
• ensuring compliance with federal/state laws and administrative policies.
On your application, be specific in addressing your training and/or experience to the areas listed in the minimum qualifications.
All courses must be from accredited colleges, universities, or private vocational schools.
Transcripts must be submitted for all required and/or related courses.

Professional Competencies
• Confidentiality
• Professionalism
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skill
• Proficiency in computer software technology, including the MS Office suite and report writing software.

FLSA Exempt: No


All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union. 

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.

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