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Administrative Financial Specialist
University of Idaho

  • Nov. 27, 2017
  • Administrative Financial Specialist
  • Accounts Payable
  • University of Idaho
    Moscow, ID
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Accounting and/or Taxes
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University of Idaho

Administrative Financial Specialist

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Controller

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $14.76 per hour or higher depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Under direction of the Manager of Accounts Payable, collecting and interpreting a variety of data for the purpose of auditing and reviewing a variety of documents for compliance with established State, Federal, Internal Revenue Service and University policies and procedures. Review Vendor documents for tax preparations and maintain the University Vendor Database for individuals and vendors. Monitoring, reconciling and maintaining records, correspondence and files; determining proper compliance with established policies and taking appropriate corrective actions and preforming related tasks. Assisting the Accounts Payable Manager with updating or implementation of new technologies, development of strategic initiatives and apply the initiatives to the Accounts Payable processes in order to meet departmental goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Business or a relative field or 4 years relevant experience in administrative support or financial management processing

Interpreting, applying and explaining complex information such as regulations, policies or services

Independently solving problems/performing liaison activities in a work setting

Coordinating activities requiring complex arrangements

Good knowledge of:
Office support functions including word processing and data management with experience in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets

Filing or organizing data

Composing a variety of business documents

Researching, compiling and summarizing data for reports

Preferred Qualifications:

Good knowledge of managing data

Experience with Document Imaging relating to Workflow, demonstrated good working knowledge and experiences using Banner Finance, experiences in Accounts Payable activities

Demonstrated ability to work in a high-volume environment where great emphasis is placed on customer service

Researching and compiling financial information and preparing summaries and reports

Planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating special projects/reports

Analyzing information, identifying problems, defining alternatives and developing recommendations for management/administrators

Using Sitecore or other web page applications

Knowledge of: Applicable University of Idaho, State of Idaho, and federal policies and practices.

Accepted bookkeeping procedures and practices, and financial records management.

Ability to: Communicate well and effectively, both orally and in writing

Work productively with minimal supervision


Utilize Banner database system to enter/retrieve information

Create, maintain, and edit web pages

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP001630P

Posting Date: 11/21/2017

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Applications received by December 5, 2017 will receive first consideration. Position will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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  • Accounts Payable
    University of Idaho


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