Travel Specialist

Location
Pullman
Posted
Jul 06, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Travel Specialist

Employee Type: CS-Classified Staff

Position Number: 117660

Work Location: Pullman

Summary of Duties:
Under general supervision, the primary function of this position is to provide expert fiscal support relating to Payment Services, General Accounting, and Purchasing under general supervision by reviewing WSU travel expenditures for completeness and accuracy, and performing the final compliance review prior to expenditure of University resources.

Using independent judgment, the incumbent will audit and process various travel documents and requests for payment. The incumbent has a wide range of institutional knowledge in regards to travel policies procedures at WSU. The incumbent must be familiar with payroll tax rules, relocation taxes, and tax rules related to payments to non-resident aliens.

The incumbent must be familiar with the WSU computing systems - PAPR, BALANCES and FACTS, as well as the various accounting databases used by the Controller's Office, and understand the way these systems integrate. The individual must be an expert user of our E-Forms system and assist our customers in completing electronic travel expense vouchers.

This position also acts as a resource for training and informing departmental personnel in determining appropriate accounting procedures for various expenditure transactions and interpreting and applying University and State expenditure policy. The incumbent must use their understanding of the WSU account Code structure and authorized signature file when processing travel documents. The incumbent must understand complex travel-related State of Washington and WSU policies and procedures and how to relate them to individual and unique circumstances.

Required Qualifications:
Three years of fiscal record keeping experience; OR equivalent education/experience.

Posting Open Date: 07/05/2018

Posting Close Date: 7/15/2018

Open Until Filled: No

To apply, visit https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/39074

Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.

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