Fiscal Technician

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Mar 18, 2023
Apr 21, 2023
Full Time
Fiscal TechnicianThe George Mason University Department of Psychology is seeking a Fiscal Technician to provide departmental support for financial transactions. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.The Psychology Department advances the understanding of behavior and its determinants, and educates our students in the methods and knowledge of the discipline. To this end, we support a broad, high-quality undergraduate curriculum; attract and train excellent graduate students; attract and support faculty who excel in teaching and scholarship. A hallmark of this department is the integration of scholarship and practice; we support application of advances in Psychology to the individual and common good. Provide support for students and faculty so university and department degree program and operational objectives are met. Interact in a pleasant, supportive manner with other staff, faculty, students, and university agencies as well as general public.The primary purpose of the Fiscal Technician is to provide fiscal support for Psychology faculty and graduate students in all administrative aspects of department and research funding. This includes maintaining compliance with University, state, department and sponsors' procedures and regulations.Responsibilities:Process, track and reconcile all financial transactions and budgetary commitments;Process all departmental purchases;Process travel and food/beverage reimbursements;Process petty cash requests and reimbursements;Maintain spreadsheets for tracking all departmental allocations;Maintain and update fiscal files to meet audit requirements; andProvide fiscal transaction support for Faculty, Staff and Students.Required Qualifications:Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel;High school diploma or GED;Motivated self-starter;High-level excellent customer service skills;Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines;Attention to detail;Numeric skills and reconciliation ability;Ability to work in a team environment; andExcellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication.Preferred Qualifications:Prior experience with reconciliations; purchasing and travel is a plus;Prior experience with university systems is a plus; andPrior knowledge of university fiscal policies is helpful.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 03334z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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