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Financial Assistant 2

University of Connecticut
Storrs Campus

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Search #: 498411
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Fiscal, Accounting and Budget


The University of Connecticut Accounting Office is seeking applications for a Financial Assistant II to perform asset-related financial record-keeping functions for the Inventory Control unit in the Accounting Office.


  • Creates, maintains, and monitors university-wide asset financial records in the Kuali Financial System.
  • Monitors fiscal procedures for duplication, efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with required policies and regulations, making modifications as needed.
  • Prepares regular asset financial information, including data analysis and reconciliation.
  • Assists in developing and managing department/division asset financial reports.
  • May supervise the work of staff engaged in financial record-keeping functions; may train staff and assist in selection. Communicates with various departmental staff regarding Inventory Control policies and procedures.
  • Prepares reports as appropriate to meet university, state, federal, and department/division requirements.
  • Prepares asset-related financial transactions and monitors the purchase of capital assets by university departments.
  • Processes capital expenditure transactions and processes all necessary paperwork, following up to resolve problems as they arise.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and two to three years of responsible experience in financial record keeping, supervision, and reporting or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Sound knowledge of financial report preparation and fiscal control methods.
  • Knowledge of accounting practices and procedures.
  • Experience using web-based systems and reporting tools.
  • Ability to analyze and modify fiscal procedures.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and two to four years of related experience.
  • Strong analytical, organization, and technical skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, Access, and other Microsoft applications.
  • Knowledge of Kuali Financial Systems (KFS) and WebFocus.

    This is a full-time, permanent position. 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 #498411 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 July 14, 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: Jun 02 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: Jul 14 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.

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