Fiscal Analyst 3
Eastern Washington University - Cheney, WA

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Working Title : FA3 Senior Accountant

Job Summary/Essential Functions :

Provides Training for University Finance System and Fiscal Operating Procedures

Prepares Financial Analysis and Benchmarks

Documents Procedures and Evaluates Internal Controls

Prepares Transactions and Reconciliations for the Statewide Accounting System

Provides Cross-training and Fiscal Support

Conditions of Employment : This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt or, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check for continued employment. This position requires a valid driver's license. This is an agency shop position.

Required Degree : Bachelor's

Degree required by : Date of application

Required Discipline(s) for Degree : Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or closely related field

Screening to Begin : 11-13-2013

Special Instructions to Applicants : 1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.

2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. Please include the names, addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume.

3. Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions.

% Full Time : 100

Term of Appointment : 12

Background Check (Unsupervised access to developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 18) : No

Work Schedule : 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Minimum Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or closely related fieldTwo years of working in a professional accounting or auditing environment.Two years experience with analysis of large data sets, including evaluation of findings that required data query, analysis, and reporting.Experience with relational database tools and queries.Experience with accounting principles.Experience with spreadsheets, tables and charts or similar tools (e.g., Microsoft Office).Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications : Progressive experience using financial and quantitative tools for modeling, analysis, reporting and the ability to think strategically and analytically, solve problems and make solutions-oriented recommendations and decisions.Proficiency working with an ERP/integrated technology, including data query and extraction.Experience with fiscal report design and preparation.Two years experience with analysis of large data sets, including evaluation of findings that required data query, analysis, and reporting.Experience with internal control evaluation and/or audit techniques.Strong oral and written communication skills.Prior experience in a higher education or governmental setting.Experience with interpretation and application of governmental accounting standards.

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