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Fiscal Support Specialist

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Posting Number CA96P

Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/31246

Working Title Fiscal Support Specialist

Position Number 16801

Department Poultry Science

About the University

About the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture
The Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas County. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.



About the College/Department

The Poultry Science Department consists of approximately 30 nationally respected faculty in various fields of study. Undergraduate, M.S. and Ph.D. programs are offered by the Department.

The Poultry Science Department/Center of Excellence for Poultry Science is housed in an 112,000-square-foot office, laboratory and classroom complex located on the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, campus. Additional poultry science facilities are located within close proximity to the campus and include a poultry research farm, a pilot processing plant, a feed mill, a poultry health and isolation unit, and commercial style research farms for broilers and broiler breeders.



Department Home Page https://poultry-science.uark.edu/

Job Type Staff

Summary of Job Duties

The Fiscal Support Specialist reviews and audits documents to ensure completion, verifies codes, calculations, authorizations and additional required information. Documents are entered into internal university system to set up purchase orders and schedule payments. This position maintains manual and computerized files, reviews files for accuracy and corrects information as needed, communicates with outside vendors and other customers and assists department personnel with travel claims. Other duties include generating external and internal invoices, processing personal reimbursements for faculty, staff and students and running monthly foundation reports. General office duties include providing backup for fiscal support analyst and the department fiscal manager.



Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of bookkeeping, basic accounting, billing, or related experience.



Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No

If yes, please specify

Preferred Qualifications

Associates or Bachelor's degree, experience working in BASIS, basic knowledge of MS Excel, Word, Access and Outlook.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task. Knowledge of database accounting and management principles. Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations of assigned section. Knowledge of computers and software application programs. Knowledge of customer service techniques. Ability to record fiscal data and manipulate data to generate complex reports and documents. Ability to conduct research and perform basic quantitative quality assurance reviews.



Physical activities associated with this position

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Division's Office of Affirmative Action at [email protected].



Physical Conditions None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

Work Schedule M-F; 8-4:30

Overtime Eligible Yes

Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No

Work Location/Building Center of Excellence for Poultry Science

Benefits Eligible Yes

Appointment Percent 100

Salary $25,268

Pay Grade Level C112

Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No

Does this position require a background check? No

Does this position require a substance abuse test? No

Pre-employment Screening Requirements



Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date

Close Date 12/21/2018

Open Until Filled No

Anticipated Start Date 01/15/2019

Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)

Recruitment Contact Information

University of Arkansas
Department of Poultry Science
Patrice Sims
[email protected]



Special Instructions Summary

Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



Internal Posting No

City, St. Fayetteville, AR




Supplemental Questions

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    Documents Needed to Apply
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. List of three Professional References (name, title, email address and contact number)
    Optional Documents

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