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Financial Spec I (Part-Time)

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Financial Spec I (Part-Time)
Department/College/Unit Filley Hall Business Center-0913
Requisition Number S_170397
Posting Open Date 06/23/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
07/17/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve.  The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. 

Working both independently and as a member of the IANR Business Center Operations team, this position is responsible for the financial management of various funding sources associated with the areas that are supported by the Business Center. Work closely with administrators, faculty and staff to ensure proper accounting procedures and grant/contract regulations and deadlines are followed regarding each funding source. Responsible for evaluating, analyzing, and coordinating the pre- and post-award financial management activities of the grants/contract process for assigned individuals/programs supported by the Business Center. Pre-award activities include: consulting with PI’s in development and preparation of proposals, including budget development, preparation and financial projections. Post-award activities include: monitoring and evaluating grant expenditures to ensure accuracy relative to budget, allowability and funding restrictions; monitoring further obligations with contracts; preparing and analyzing monthly financial and statistical reports.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field plus three (3) years’ experience in any combination of project accounting, grants/contracts, or financial management; equivalent education/experience will be considered. Working knowledge of general accounting principles, grants/contracts, budgeting and financial reporting/management practices. Understanding of large integrated financial management system and skilled with PC-based word processing, spreadsheet and database software.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidates will have working knowledge of business/information systems, personnel/payroll, UNL, and SAP. Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Detail-oriented and accuracy skills desirable. Strong technical, organizational, analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Ability to work independently and evaluate, analyze, and solve problems by making sound decisions in unprecedented situations.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment/random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $21.235/hr minimum
How to Apply

Click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

JIll Schurr
402-472-3432
jschurr2@unl.edu

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Part-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5) 35 hours per week.
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date: ASAP
Appointment End Date

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents