Mason Talent Temporary Position Pool - Fiscal Technician

Expiring today

Fairfax, VA, VA
Apr 24, 2018
Jan 18, 2019
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Student Wage / Non-Student Wage

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Mason Talent Temporary Position Pool - Fiscal Technician

The George Mason University Mason Talent Program is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual to serve as a part-time, temporary, Fiscal Technician. 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.


  • Assist with the administration of budget and fiscal-related issues—such as ensuring compliance, and the timely submission and processing of expenditure paperwork;
  • Process faculty and staff purchase requests for equipment, professional services, speakers, rental facilities, lodging, catering, marketing materials, software, conference registrations, memberships, and supplies through the Virginia online, electronic procurement system (eVA);
  • Work closely with various fiscal services units such as the purchasing office, accounts payable, travel office, and various other financial, administrative, and academic units of Mason;
  • Aid in budget preparation and analysis;
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and special projects;
  • Maintain detailed records;
  • Ensure all documentation is kept in accordance with federal/state/university rules and policies;
  • Process national and international travel authorizations and reimbursements for faculty;
  • Assist with temporary assignments and verify budget availability; and
  • Provide administrative support for projects in the office.

Required Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience working in a high-volume, fast-paced office;
  • Demonstrated experience with budget planning and analysis;
  • Proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks accurately under pressure;
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently;
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion and professionalism;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communications skills including the ability to work effectively with, and relate well to, staff and external constituents at all levels of the university;
  • Extensive experience in executive administrative support; and
  • Experience with collaboration and communication with diverse individuals with differing needs.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Higher education experience or public workforce;
  • Experience working with eVa, Ellucian Banner, or other related systems;
  • Proficient experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; and
  • Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience highly preferred.

Special Instructions : 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.

MasonAd : 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 Masons 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!

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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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