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Fiscal Specialist 2

Spokane, WA Full-time
Posted on September 28, 2019

Fiscal Specialist 2

Washington State University College of Nursing Spokane, WA

The Fiscal Specialist 2 (Purchasing and Procurement), under general direction of the Finance Director, applies principles of financial management in performing fiscal support duties for the College of Nursing.

Duties include developing, reconciling, maintaining, monitoring, and reviewing accounts; ensuring compliance with WSU and state regulations regarding payments and credits; creating revenue spreadsheets and reviewing for error; oversee processing of contracts and agreements, creating and maintaining databases; preparing reports; preparing fiscal related paperwork; coordinate purchasing activities; developing, maintaining and auditing inventories, and preparing cash deposits. The incumbent has frequent contact with external agencies and internal administrators in critical areas of problem-solving and policies and regulations. Works independently using reasonable judgment to make decisions regarding the prioritizing and workflow of tasks. This position also serves as the backup for payroll, travel, and accounts payable for the area.

Required Qualifications

Two years of experience at a level equivalent to Fiscal Specialist 1 AND 15 quarter hours or 10 semester hours of college-level accounting; or equivalent education experience. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Demonstrated knowledge of contractual terms and language. Exemplary customer service and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge of accounting practices. Demonstrated knowledge of purchasing and inventory processes. Experience in cash handling, accounts payable and working in higher education. Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Access. This is a 100%, permanent, civil service, position.

WSU is an EEO;AA;ADA employer and educator.