Skip to main content

This job has expired

Financial Assistant 2

University of Connecticut
Avery Point Campus

View more

Job Details

Search #: 498158
Work type: Full-time
Location: Avery Point Campus
Categories: Fiscal, Accounting and Budget


The University of Connecticut’s Sea Grant program seeks a Financial Assistant 2 to provide a broad range of financial and budgeting services, as well as some administrative support.


  • Provides financial, administrative, and program support for Connecticut Sea Grant.
  • Assists with grant proposal development, including budget development, as well as post-award proposal management, and grant related issues.
  • Prepares monthly financial statements for Connecticut Sea Grant accounts, including for grants, and makes available timely and accurate financial information, including budget projections and analysis.
  • Assists in developing and managing Connecticut Sea Grant budgets and in maintaining budgetary control over approved budget.
  • Monitors fiscal procedures for duplication, efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with required policies and regulations, including Sponsored Programs Services policies related to grant submission and management, making modifications to workflows as needed.
  • Assists Connecticut Sea Grant staff in some administrative duties such as travel reservations, reconciliation of travel expenses, meeting scheduling and logistics, participation at events, etc.
  • Performs related work as required.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least two years of related experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  2. Experience with online financial records systems.
  3. Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
  4. Strong communication skills.


  1. Familiarity with enterprise financial systems, such as UConn's financial management systems.
  2. Familiarity with grant related processes.
  3. Experience generating and analyzing financial reports.
  4. Familiarity with financial regulations for federal and university funds.


This is a full-time, end-date, annually renewable position based on performance and available funding. With the expectation to travel on-site as needed, remote work modalities may be considered in accordance with the University's Alternate Work Arrangements policy and authorization. The University offers a competitive salary, and outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. For additional information regarding benefits visit: Other rights, terms, and conditions of employment are contained in the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Connecticut and the University of Connecticut Professional Employees Association (UCPEA).


Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


Please apply online at, Staff Positions, Search #498158 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on April 19, 2024.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community.

The University of Connecticut aspires to create a community built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce. The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner. This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all. We strongly respect each individual employee’s unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The University of Connecticut is an AA/EEO Employer.

Advertised: Apr 01 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Apr 19 2024 Eastern Daylight Time


Working at UCONN

The University of Connecticut is a national leader among public research universities, with more than 30,000 students seeking answers to critical questions in classrooms, labs, and the community. A culture of innovation drives this pursuit of knowledge throughout the University’s network of campuses. Connecticut’s commitment to higher education helps UConn attract students who thrive in the most competitive environments, as well as globally renowned faculty members. Our school pride is fueled by a history of success that has made us a standout in Division I athletics. UConn fosters a diverse and vibrant culture that meets the needs and seizes the opportunities of a dynamic global society.

Company info
9 Walters Avenue

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert