Financial Services Specialist I

Fairfax, VA
Sep 01, 2017
Oct 31, 2017
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

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Salary : $28,250.00

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Housing Business Process Assistant

The George Mason University Office of Housing and Residence Life (OHRL) invites applications for a part-time (24 hours/week 0.6 FTE) Housing Business Process Assistant (BPA) 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.

Responsibilities: The incumbent creates and updates integral business processes; instructs the OHRL staff on the application of these processes, as well as acting as the point of contact for OHRL staff who have questions regarding procedure and documentation for three key processes: P-Card compliance and documentation, Travel Authorization and Reimbursement, and Food and Beverage Requests. The BPA will also summarize data for the Daily Deposit Reconciliation (including ACH kick-outs which need further investigation by OHRL staff). The BPA reconciles all working papers and reporting in conjunction with these business processes; will be required to generate and supply reports for management, internal and external auditors, and other OHRL staff; and insure all processes are documented for OHRL staff review and use.

Required Qualifications: * Demonstrated full-time experience in business management, with a comprehensive understanding of accounting theory; * Demonstrated experience in defining, refining and educating OHRL staff to follow business processes in compliance with the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Accounts and George Mason University Fiscal Service policies; * Demonstrated proficiency with MS Excel and Word, with the ability to retrieve data from multiple sources for analysis and presentation using Excel; * Strong skills in the independent investigation and evaluation of data, which will be used for financial operating reports and internal managerial accounting reports; * Strong collaborative and customer service skills, with an eagerness to work with and support colleagues in an open, information-sharing environment; * Excellent communication skills and patience to explain financial data and business processes to “non-financial” personnel; and * Associate degree in accounting, management, or a closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education/training and demonstrated experience in the field.

Preferred Qualifications: * A bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or management; * Demonstrated full-time experience in accounting and/or finance; * Qualifications stated above plus experience in university housing, housing management or a related field; and * Complete working knowledge of the Ellucian Banner financial system and the eVA (Virginia online procurement) system are strongly preferred.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 09659z at by September 15, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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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 Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement : 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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