Financial Assistant 4

Yale Center for Faith & Culture   •  

New Haven, CT

Industry: Education


5 - 7 years

Posted 46 days ago

Essential Duties

1. Drafts preliminary financial sections of proposals. 2. Reviews all proposals for accuracy, completeness, and compliance to grantor and University requirements and regulations. 3. Monitors, controls, and maintains financial activity of accounts. Ensures expenditures are posted to proper accounts. Identifies, researches, and corrects questionable expenditures. 4. Serves as the principal source of information on financial policies and procedures and financial activity. 5. Reconciles and analyzes financial statements. Prepares standardized and specialized financialreports and analyses. 6. Oversees and instructs support staff. 7. Oversees the maintenance of financial records and files. 8. Assists with the development and implementation of systems and procedures. 9. May calculate weekly payroll for department staff. 10. Performs clerical functions incidental to accounting activities.

Required Education and Experience

Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelordegree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Demonstrated ability to be highly attentive to details using complex computerized accounting and reporting systems, as well as broad database management systems.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Demonstrated ability to effectively use computer support and reporting systems with advanced proficiency and knowledge of Excel.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Highly developed interpersonal skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Ability to work under demanding time constraints with accuracy and efficiency. Demonstrated attention to detail.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Ability to work in a team environment and multi-task on a regular basis.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Experience with Workday based financial and reporting applications. Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.