Finance and Information Specialist

University of North Florida
Published
September 16, 2022
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Category
Job Type

Description

Finance and Information Specialist

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please included updated contact information of three Professional references and documentation of highest degree awarded.

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Terri Cook at (904) 620-1493, or [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. Initial review of applications will begin on August 17,2022.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Finance and Information Specialist Position Number 333190 Requisition Number B08027 Position Type Support Staff Non Exempt Class Code 2066 Time-limited through N/A Type of Appointment Full-Time Faculty Position Sub-Type N/A Length of Appointment N/A Internal Recruitment? No Working Hours 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Department Florida Institute Of Education Organization FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION Division Academic Affairs - DIV College N/A Approved Hiring Salary Range $37,500 to negotiable Pay Basis Annually Equal Opportunity
In 2020, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the HEED institutions and was recognized as a 2020 Diversity Champion.

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who reports discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of university regulation.
Carnegie
UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University's collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF's mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.
Faculty Initiatives
The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.
General Description / Primary Purpose
Tracking and reconciling expenditures and/or preparing detailed and summary reports; performing reviews of actual expenditures, posting to appropriate categories, and/or tracking revenue documents; preparing expenditure forecasts using project sheets and data from program implementer; assisting with preparing budget justifications for proposed grant and contract proposals and other documents related to budget preparation and submission process; and providing general support to the FIE Business Office and FIE programs and services.

Essential Duties

Job Function

  • Manage day-to-day activities as related to department purchasing requests, deposits, staff recruitment and personnel action requests, payroll allocation, consulting contracts, travel-related requests, expenditure reports, posting all transactions to applicable programmatic/project budget worksheets, and reconciling worksheets to monthly general ledger reports. Ensure that all transactions are properly documented.
  • Prepares accounting entries as required (e.g., journal transfers, budget amendments, year-end accruals).
  • Each month, consolidate and summarize budget expenditures for program budgets and ensure all required post-award expenditures are posted to Banner.
  • Compiling and maintaining data to support the preparation of creative and/or complex reports and presentations using spreadsheet software, particularly Excel and a variety of data sources related to finances, programs and services, and evaluation. Represents the FIE Business Office as needed.

Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position. Employees will be required to perform any other job- related duties requested by their supervisor.
Percentage Of Time 95

Posting Detail Information

Marginal Functions

  • Answer phones, greet visitors, and disseminate information to a diverse constituency. Exhibiting a high degree of tact and sensitivity, deal directly with public, students, faculty, staff, and officials (both within and outside FIE) on behalf of the Business Manager and FIE staff.
  • Perform additional duties as requested, including the duties of other staff positions in the office.

Required Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a directly related area of specialization; or a high school diploma and four years of experience directly related to the job functions. Directly related college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
Faculty Position Required Qualifications
N/A
Departmental Requirements
Bachelor's Degree with major in accounting, finance, business administration, or statistics strongly preferred.

At least two years of relevant experience.

Documented experience in a complex professional financial position with responsibilities for budgets, and which includes experience with account and bank statement reconciliations.

Demonstrated use of Microsoft Excel functionality (e.g., creating formulas, formatting and data searches).

Demonstrated ability to coordinate complex tasks, to work independently, and to balance multiple priorities under deadline-driven conditions.

Experience with Banner or similar financial software.

Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.

Experience in the capacity of financial administrative support in a higher education or similar non-profit institution preferred.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition
This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University's policy, this position may also require a credit check.

Financial Access:
This position is designated as a "Position of Trust" because of the work associated with this position: Receives and processes payments made by cash, check, money order, or credit card; performs fiscal activities (e.g., prepares invoices for the sale of materials and services, prepares pcard expense reports).
Required Licensure or Certification
N/A
Machines/Equipment used regularly
Personal computers and printers; MFD's, database management and spreadsheet software; calculators.
Anticipated Start Date 09/06/2022 Job Posting Date 08/10/2022 Application Review Date 08/17/2022 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Point of Contact Information Terri Cook 904-620-1493 Hiring Official Cheryl Fountain Location if not Jacksonville Jacksonville Special Instructions
Please included updated contact information of three Professional references and documentation of highest degree awarded.

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Terri Cook at (904) 620-1493, or [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. Initial review of applications will begin on August 17,2022.
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  • This position is eligible for veterans' preference under Florida law. For additional information regarding veteran's preference, please review the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs website by copying and pasting this link into another browser window: http://floridavets.org/benefits-services/veterans-preference/ If you claim veterans' preference, you may be asked for supplemental documentation, such as a DD-214. Do you meet one or more of these criteria, and claim Veterans' Preference?
    • Yes
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  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  • Unofficial Transcripts
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