Fiscal Assistant II

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Feb 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 515760
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Information Systems/Technology, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:14020000 - IT-BUSINESS CENTER

Classification Title:

Fiscal Assistant II

Job Description:

UF Information Technology (UFIT) is currently seeking an intermediate-level fiscal assistant to join the UFIT Business Center. This position serves units within UFIT by providing support in monitoring, processing, reviewing, and approving transactional activities relating to commitment accounting and fiscal processes.

Some key responsibilities and characteristics of this position are:

  • Process analysis and improvement
  • Account reconciliation
  • Travel and expense processing
  • Vendor account management
  • The UF Information Technology division is comprised of seven departments reporting to the Vice President & Chief Information Officer. The departments reporting directly to the VP & CIO are: Academic Technology, Research Computing, Infrastructure & Communications Technology, Enterprise Systems, Information Security Office, and the UFIT Business Center. With established governance advisory committees and a set of well-defined, transparent processes aiding decision-making, UFIT strives to provide exceptional IT services in support of UF’s mission. For more information about UFIT and its goals and governance, visit:

    Learn more about UFIT at and @GoGatorsUFIT.

    UF is one of the nation’s top universities and a dynamic and rewarding place to work. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of its commitment to serve a diverse global community. Plus, UF is in Gainesville, one of Florida’s most livable cities. Known for its natural attractions (wetlands, forests, springs, wildlife) and cultural offerings (music, theater, visual arts, and historic districts), the area also is gaining a reputation as a thriving hub for high-tech start-ups, as well as invention and research collaborations. We are excited about what’s happening here and know you will want to be a part of it.

    Diversity and inclusivity make our institution and our community better. We value the fresh ideas and unique perspectives a diverse group of people provides. Achieving a top-5 public university ranking means we make it a priority to employ and work with people from many backgrounds, cultures, abilities, and ethnicities to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching and learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution.

    Expected Salary:

    $19.15 per hour. In addition, the University of Florida offers a very competitive benefits package.

    Minimum Requirements:

    High school diploma or equivalent and three years of general accounts transaction experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for required experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    The ideal candidate will be an experienced fiscal and accounting assistant with a proven track record of the following:

  • Excellent customer service
  • Compliance with federal, state and University policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Effective communication skills
  • To be successful in this position, the applicants must be comfortable:

  • Researching, analyzing, and resolving general account transaction problems
  • Processing purchasing requisitions
  • Assisting with annual budget preparation and year-end closeout
  • Using electronic financial systems, such as PeopleSoft
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Applicants are requested to submit with their application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume and/or CV
  • Professional References (Minimum of 3)
  • Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

    This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

    Health Assessment Required:


    Advertised: 26 Feb 2021 Eastern Standard Time
    Applications close: 03 Mar 2021 Eastern Standard Time