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Fiscal Coordinator

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Position Details

Proposed Start Date 09/01/2017
Classification Title Fiscal Coordinator 1
Working Title Fiscal Coordinator
Position Number D91692
Representation OP - SEIU/OPEU Local 503
EEO Status Classified Full Time - 1.0 FTE
Position FTE 1.0
Temp/Interim No

Position Summary

Brief Description of PSU/School/Dept

The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health is a collaborative effort. By leveraging the unique and shared strengths of both universities, we will be poised to meet the evolving public health needs of Oregon and beyond.
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Position Summary

The Fiscal Coordinator will provide fiscal and administrative support to the Dean’s Office, with the joint OHSU-PSU School of Public Health (JPH), and to assist PSU/OHSU departments within the School in areas requiring fiscal and/or administrative support in the areas of accounting, grant administration, financial reporting, business procedures, and budgeting.

This position reports to the JPH Associate Dean for Finance and Administration and has a 50/50 split of job duties for both OHSU and PSU budgets.

Primary Activity A - Administrative
Minimum Qualifications from Classification

A Bachelor’s degree with 24 quarter (16 semester) hours of accounting courses and two years of accounting experience*; OR

A CPA or PA certificate AND two years of accounting experience*; OR

24 quarter (16 semester) or 240 clock hours of accounting courses and three years of accounting experience*.

*Accounting experience MUST include at least 6 of the following:

  • documenting and resolving problems within an accounting system;
  • classifying revenues and expenditures to funds and accounts;
  • ensuring accounting system conforms with applicable controls;
  • reconciling accounts to general or control ledgers;
  • preparing journal vouchers;
  • applying accounting principles to one or more functional areas; i.e., AR, AP, etc.,:
  • tracing errors through accounting system;
  • processing data using a computer;
  • communicating technical material orally and in writing;
  • applying computer report information;
  • knowledge of governmental and fund accounting;
  • applying PC spreadsheet, database, and word processing software.

Be specific in addressing your training and/or experience to the areas listed in the minimum qualifications.

All courses must be from accredited colleges, universities, or private vocational schools.

Transcripts must be submitted for all required and/or related courses.

Additional Minimum Qualifications for this Position

Bachelor’s degree in business related field such as finance or accounting.

Intermediate level of expertise using Excel.

Experience with querying, downloading and manipulating data from a data warehouse.

Minimum 5 years related work experience.

Successful completion of a background check.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in higher education.

Experience working with Banner or other enterprise-wide software.

Experience using IBM Cognos software.

Understanding of fund accounting.

Key Cultural Competencies

Creates an environment that acknowledges, encourages and celebrates differences.
Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds.
Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement.
Adheres to all PSU policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.

Environmental Stewardship
Work Days/Hours Monday to Friday 8am-5pm
Total Compensation Range & Benefits Statement

The starting salary rate for this position will be between $20.90 and $25.22 per hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package including 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities.

Pay Range Between $20.90 and $25.22 per hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Application Instructions

Additional Information
Additional Application Instructions (deadlines, etc.)

Please list the names, telephone numbers and email addresses for three professional references.

Background Check Required Yes
Position End Date (if applicable)
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Search Details

Posting Close Date
Application screening begins 08/11/2017

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please name the specific field/discipline in which you received your degree.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * What is your highest degree obtained?
    • High school or Associate's
    • Bachelor's
    • Master's or higher
  3. * In two to five sentences, please describe your relevant work experience in the areas of accounting and budgeting, and whether you have experience with fund accounting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Please describe your experience with querying, downloading and manipulating data from a data warehouse.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How did you first find out about this position?
    • PSU Website
    • HERCJobs
    • Urban League of Portland
    • Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber
    • Oregon Employment Department
    • Social Media
    • Person Referral
    • Career Builder
    • Glass Door
    • Other - Please describe in the next Question
  6. If you selected Other, please describe.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Professional References
Optional Documents