The Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Department of Geology and Environmental Science are seeking a shared Fiscal Administrator. The Fiscal Administrator position will be primarily responsible for the management and reconciliation of all hard and soft money (non-sponsored research) accounts held by the two departments as well as the management and oversight of both the purchasing and travel and business reimbursement functions in the two departments.
This position will directly supervise two staff other positions: a Buyer and a Travel and Business Coordinator. This position will be responsible for creating and supplying complex fiscal reports, including budgetary forecasts, related to the various accounts for which they are responsible. Additionally, the Fiscal Administrator will create and/or modify internal procedures related to purchasing and travel and business expense reimbursements to ensure optimal operational efficiencies are met across the two departments. A minimum of a baccalaureate degree and two to three years of administrative and fiscal experience are required, along with strong writing and communications skills, excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community. In addition, candidates must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite. Experience using programs such as PantherExpress, PRISM, and Department Manager (IT Works) is greatly preferred.
The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building a culturally diverse staff.
Internal Number: 176592
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