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Budget/Fiscal Officer I

Company: Kansas State University
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Budget/Fiscal Officer I

Department: 3670005010 Chief Financial Officer

Job no: 514353

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Worksite: Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)

Categories: Administrative / Professional, Business / Accounting / Finance

Pay Grade: 13A

About This Role:

The university's shared administrative services budget unit seek a Budget/Fiscal Officer to provide leadership in financial budgeting, planning management for the administrative units served by the Administrative Support Center (ASC) including the President's Office, Provost Office, and all other Office of Vice Presidents and administrative units. This position is responsible for ensuring funds are budgeted and spent according to state and university fiscal policy, internal controls and procedures are in place and followed, transactions are recorded and properly reported, and accounts reconciled monthly. The position works in coordination with the university's budget office to ensure compliance within the organization structures for tracking revenues, commitments, and expenditures, performing fiscal analysis, and identifying improvements in the administration of each unit's budget.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is eligible for hybrid and/or remote worksite. Work may be performed on employer premises, designated assignment location and/or performed fully in a remote capacity. An employee who is working remotely must reside within the United States in order to comply with all federal and state laws, filings, or tax requirements.

Visit this link for K-State's guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or closely related field.

    • Advanced knowledge of financial, accounting, and budgeting principles and procedures.

    • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment, discretion, and sensitivity to confidentiality.

    • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.

    • Ability to develop, analyze, interpret, and explain technical and varied rules and regulations.

    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

    • Ability to interact well with others/function as liaison to different groups and settings.

    • Ability to use good judgment, exercise confidentiality and integrity.

    • Strong customer service orientation.

    • Desire for continuous improvement.

    • Commitment to Diversity - an appreciation of the benefits of a diverse workplace and willingness to take actions to enhance the diversity of KSU.

    • Advanced related degree or courses.

    • Knowledge of higher education fund accounting principles and procedures.

    • Experience working in higher education or governmental agencies.

    • Familiarity with the PeopleSoft HRIS software, the KSU Annual Budget System, Oracle Financial software, and PeopleSoft KSIS software.

    • Knowledge of the K-State Budget and Human Capital Services practices and procedures.

      Other Requirements:

      • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

        How to Apply:

        Please submit the following documents:

      • Cover Letter

      • Resume

      • Three Professional References

        Screening of Applications Begins:

        Immediately and continues until position is filled.

        Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

        $76,823 - $101,782

        Equal Employment Opportunity:

        Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

        Background Screening Statement:

        In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

        Advertised: Dec 13, 2022 Central Standard Time

        Applications close: Open until filled

Keywords: Kansas State University, Manhattan , Budget/Fiscal Officer I, Accounting, Auditing , Manhattan, Kansas

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