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Fiscal Technician 3

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Fiscal Technician 3
Working Title Fiscal Technician 3 (Travel)
Location Olympia
EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Union Represented Yes
Overtime Eligible Yes
Monthly FTE 1.0
Salary Step (minimum monthly amount) $2,561.00
Salary Step (maximum monthly amount) $3,386.00
Cyclic Position No
Cyclic Details n/a
Project Position No
End Date n/a
Special Note

This is a full-time, overtime-eligible position in Business Services on the Olympia Campus of The Evergreen State College.

Position Purpose

Travel
Under the direction of the Assistant Accounting Manager/Auditor, independently perform Travel functions for staff, faculty, approved speakers, etc. This includes checking and posting Travel Advances, A19 and A20 Expense Reimbursements/prepayments to the Banner system, resolving discrepancies, and processing direct pay invoices for payment. Use independent judgment to perform all related duties necessary to process invoices for payment on a timely basis in accordance with current regulations, policies and procedures.

Conference Services
To provide back-up support to the Fiscal Technician 3 in Accounts Payable performing detailed fiscal support for the College’s conference services unit; perform other duties related to Conference Services as required. Position may provide fiscal assistance to other units in Business Services as needed.

Nature and Scope
Essential Functions

Travel
• Review the travel authority form and check for any advance requests. Verify trip justification is attached, if necessary.
• Approve travel reservations made with travel agencies.
• Use the internet to verify travel regulations, check maps of locations for mileage of staff and faculty and access the money conversion table for foreign travel.
• Audit the travel expense vouchers and ensures all the receipts are attached, signatures are there and the expenditures are in accordance with OFM and college guidelines.
• Review and reconcile travel advance account.
• Conduct travel training for employees as requested.
• Coordinate the application process for employees seeking a corporate credit card.
• Maintain files of employee’s corporate travel credit cards.
• Serve as liaison with JP Morgan Chase for application and termination of card on file.
• Serve as liaison with car rental car rental agency(s) under contract.
• Review monthly JP Morgan statements for airfare and car rental against the travel authority forms. Understand and interpret the JP Morgan contract terms.
• Process payments for Personal and Client Service Agreements after verifying for completeness and compliance with state and federal regulations.
• Review 1099 reports to verify information is correct and complete.
• Process year-end non-employee compensation statements (e.g., 1099MISC and 1042S); send to recipient and IRS.
• Interpret federal, state and college rules and regulations pertaining to travel and compensation; share that information with staff and faculty.
• Process payment vouchers in accordance with established procedures and enter them into the Banner Finance system.
• Serves as an additional backup for processing Business Services incoming mail to include screening, sorting, and date stamping.
• Update a desk manual describing current procedures used to complete assigned duties as necessary.

Conference Services (when in back-up support status)
• Prepare, audit, reconcile, verify, process and maintain computerized and manual fiscal documents such as invoices, vouchers, purchase requests, receipts, inter-budgetary account transfers, travel documents, deposits and all other internal fiscal records.
• Review, authorize, enter/input, and process computerized and manual fiscal transactions.
• Assist in reconciling between Conference Services software system and Banner.
• Compile and maintain computerized and paper fiscal reports and records.
• Interpret fiscal policies/practices and review fiscal records to ensure compliance with established procedures.
• Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
• Maintain and process student employees’ payroll records for unit.

Additional Duties

• Assist with all Accounts Payable functions as needed to include: posting invoices to the Banner Finance system, resolving invoice and/or receiving discrepancies, responding to calls concerning payments or vendor inquiries, checking daily reports to verify that invoices were input correctly, processing incoming mail, and filing accounts payable documents.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Travel
• Ability to understand and use the Banner Finance system or similar automated financial accounting system.
• Ability to interpret and comply with federal, state and college policies and procedures relating to travel and Personal and Client Service Agreements.
• Ability to navigate the internet and research specific information.
• Understand accounts payable process and general procedures.
• Work independently to analyze data, identify errors and make corrections.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to communicate travel regulations in understandable terms.
• Ability to work for extended periods of time at a desk/computer and operate standard office equipment.
• Proficient with 10-key.

Conference Services
• Excellent public relations and customer service skills in person and over the phone.
• Ability to interpret and apply relevant fiscal regulations, policies and procedures.
• Ability to process, generate, create, reconcile, correct, organize and maintain computerized records, reports and files.
• Ability to demonstrate proficient computer skills in current Microsoft software applications such as Word, Access, Excel and Outlook.
• Ability to work in an open, public office environment with frequent interruptions.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team member.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, record keeping and problem solving skills.
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines, work under pressure and maintain a high degree of attention to detail.

Minimum Qualifications
Desired Qualifications

• One year of travel accounting experience.
• One year of accounts payable experience.
• Banner Finance experience.

Conditions of Employment

• Must provide proof of identity and employment eligibility within three days of beginning work.
• This position is assigned to part of the college that is covered by a union shop provision and a collective bargaining agreement. Employees are required to pay an amount equal to the fees or dues required to be a member of the union to the Washington Federation of State Employees within thirty days of their date of hire.
• Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
• Scheduling annual leave from mid-June through August will be limited.

Benefits

A full state benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid campus holidays; a generous medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For more information about Evergreen’s excellent employee benefits, please view http://www.evergreen.edu/payroll/benefits.htm

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S2018-021
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 04/13/2018
Close Date 04/30/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Knowledge, Skill, and Ability #1: Describe your ability to communicate travel regulations in understandable terms.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Knowledge, Skill, and Ability #2: Describe your ability to interpret and apply relevant fiscal regulations, policies and procedures.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Knowledge, Skill, and Ability #3: Describe your ability to process, generate, create, reconcile, correct, organize and maintain computerized records, reports and files.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Desired Qualification #1: Describe how you meet this qualification: One year of travel accounting experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Desired Qualification #2: Describe how you meet this qualification: One year of accounts payable experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Desired Qualification #3: Do you have Banner Finance experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents