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Business and Fiscal Specialist

Job description

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-05-03
Req: R-956


151F-YN - Fiscal Specialist 2

Business Title:

Business and Fiscal Speicalist


Employee Type:


Job Family:

Civil Service - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Duties Performed:

The Business and Fiscal Specialist position is responsible to perform a variety of complex and varied fiscal administrative support functions such as analyzing and developing budgets for grants, contracts, state funds, and/or program funds, establishing and maintaining comprehensive fiscal recordkeeping systems, analyzing, establishing and maintaining cost center and/or self-sustaining accounts, maintaining professional fee records, and coordinating diverse unit-wide fiscal support functions such as payroll, travel reimbursement, purchasing and fiscal planning for Native American Programs and the Office of Tribal Relations. These offices conduct diverse activities such as research; oversight of the Tribal Nation Building Leadership courses and teaching; student services, programs and outreach; tribal government and community engagement and outreach; faculty and staff development and collaboration; and university wide efforts to strengthen Native American Programs and Tribal Relations. Knowledge related to tribal government entities, cultures and protocols is preferred.

Required Qualifications

  • Two years of experience at a level equivalent to Fiscal Specialist 1 AND 15 quarter hours OR 10 semester hours of college level accounting; OR equivalent education/experience.

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including professional experience in preparing correspondence, reports, and/or presentations.

  • Strong organizational skills including the demonstrated ability to prioritize responsibilities.

  • Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing executive level support to an individual or group of individuals.

  • Demonstrated fiscal administrative experience relating to budgeting, funding, grants, contracts, purchasing and/or travel.

  • Familiarity with WSU policies and procedures.

  • Knowledge of tribal government entities, cultures and protocols.

Additional Information:


Provost Units

Department Name:

Native American Programs

Department Link:


City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99163

Monthly Salary:






Screening Date:

This posting has been updated to open until filled. Screening is currently underway and will continue until the recruitment is filled.

Background Check:

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

Application Instructions:

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:

  • Resume

  • 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: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 6/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time