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Financial Research Administrator

Job description

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-18
Req: R-551


143I-YN - Fiscal Analyst 1

Business Title:

Financial Research Administrator


Employee Type:

Classified (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Civil Service - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Financial Research Administrator will support the essential functions of Sponsored Program Services during the testing, implementation and stabilization periods of the Modernization Initiative to ensure continuity of processing during this time.

Under general supervision, the incumbent prepares automated or manual recurring fiscal reports in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The incumbent creates, monitors and maintains awards on sponsored programs; ensures compliance with grant and/or contract requirements; and notifies appropriate personnel of actions needed on budget problems. The incumbent assists with interpreting administrative regulations and policies to staff within the institution and outside agencies. The incumbent performs accounting duties such as cost share reporting, Facilities and Administrative (F&A) reconciliations and budget reconciliations. The incumbent prepares financial reports analyzing, interpreting and summarizing data in accordance with the specific agency’s terms and conditions. The incumbent reviews, analyzes and interprets agency accounting and financial records and reports produced by automated and manual systems; analyzes and corrects discrepancies; assists in the preparation of fiscal reports and provides recommendations to management concerning overdue receivables.

This is a project position expected to end 3/31/22.

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, which must include at least 18 quarter or 12 semester hours of accounting, auditing or budgeting; OR equivalent education/experience.

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with grants and contracts

Experience auditing, reconciling, analyzing data

Experience using web-based computer databases, e.g., the Payment Management System

Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint and Access.

Additional Information:

Monthly Salary:



Position Term in months:

12 months

City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164


Sponsored Program Services
Department Link:


Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Close Date:

February 28th, 2021

Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Required Documents:

1) Resume

2) Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 3/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time