Finance Assistant

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
May 22, 2023
Jun 06, 2023
Full Time
Finance Assistant (Part-Time wage employment)The George Mason University College of Science (COS) invites applicants for a Finance Assistant position. 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.About the COS:The College of Science is committed to being innovative and forward-thinking. The COS Dean's Administration office works to provide students with access to wide variety of programs, resources and opportunities. The Dean's Office works closely with COS's deans, chairs, and center directors. Additionally, the office also works closely with other University departments like the Provost and Fiscal Services.George Mason University College of Science (Mason Science) is committed to advancing access, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (AJEDI) throughout our STEM community, including within our hiring and retention practices. At Mason Science, our values include fostering an organizational culture that promotes Anti-Racism, belonging, respect, and civility. We believe that a diversity of opinions, cultures, and perspectives is what provides vibrancy, innovation and growth to an academic community. By prioritizing inclusive excellence in academics, teaching, research, and global engagement, we strive to attract a diverse pool of faculty and staff who exemplify the Mason Science mission and vision.Responsibilities:Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Finance Assistant supports the Finance Leadership with:Monitoring financial activity to meet planned expenditures in accordance with State, University, and College policies and procedures;Performing monthly reconciliations for assigned Orgs;Purchasing goods and services using eVA procurement system and the GMU P-card;Assisting with creating and maintaining filing system for COS accounts;Maintaining accurate, up-to-date information on the revenues and expenditures for the department (logging, saving, and tracking of supporting documentation) for E&G;Preparing and enters JVs in Banner;Monitoring COS Finance inbox; andData entry processing as required by COS.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business or an equivalent combination of education and experience;Excellent written and verbal communication skills;Excellent organizational and financial skills;Attention to detail;Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population;Experience with and working knowledge of MS Office Suite software programs;Consistently meets deadlines; andAbility to assess priorities, organize and operate in a flexible manner.Preferred Qualifications:Experience in a financial role using Ellucian/Banner System;Experience with the eVA procurement system, and state and university purchasing guidelines; andExperience at a University or similar setting.

For full consideration, applicants must apply 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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