Financial Assistant 2 (UCP 5)

Storrs, CT
Aug 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Financial Assistant 2 (UCP 5)
Job ID: 2018038
Location: Storrs Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Posting

This position is a state, salaried, full-time position employed by the University of Connecticut's Department of Dining Services, Storrs Campus. This position, under the general direction of the Fiscal Manager or designee, is responsible for varied accounting and bookkeeping functions within the Department of Dining Services.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate is responsible for processing and verifying the department's invoices, credit memos and other disbursements using KFS. The department's invoices average in excess of $500,000 weekly. Enters optional and summer resident meal plan purchases into PeopleSoft for student billing purposes; processes travel reimbursement for the department. This position may assist with payroll functions as needed, maintains and monitors financial records and accounts for the department. Includes 20 plus hours per week of processing invoices or approving bills for payment in the University Kuali system. Monitors expenditures to ensure budget limits are met; processes cash receipt reconciliations for the Dining Services Main Office and prepares account analyses and reconciliations as needed. Prepares and/or runs reports from Kuali and Webfocus to include monthly unit profit and loss reports, vendor spend reports, aging reports, various analysis reports, as well as other ad-hoc reports when requested. Sets up new customers in KFS and prepare customer invoices; processes and monitors internal billings, distribution of income and expenses and general error corrections through Kuali. Assists with the annual budget construction process, may supervise staff as needed and performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Five to ten years progressively responsible experience in financial record keeping, supervision and reporting. Sound knowledge of budget preparation and fiscal control methods; knowledge of accounting practices and procedures; Ability to analyze and modify fiscal procedures and the ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in accounting and two to four years related experience; moderate experience in Excel and six months accounts receivable experience.

Appointment Terms

The salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Comprehensive benefit package, which includes medical and dental insurance. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, as well as, employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn.

To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates meeting the expectations may respond by submitting a cover letter and resume with references to References should include the names, email addresses and phone number of three professional individuals associated with the candidate. Submissions without this information will not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until appointment is made. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018038)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on August 17, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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