Fiscal Analyst

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Nov 10, 2021
Closes
Dec 16, 2021
Ref
STF10609
Function
Analyst
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Fiscal Analyst

The George Mason University, General Accounting Department is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for a Fiscal Analyst. 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 Position:

This position is responsible for performing reconciliations and calculations using data in the Banner Finance, Student AR, Financial Aid, HR/Payroll, and Grants modules. The Fiscal Analyst should develop and maintain procedures related to those reconciliations, resolve differences between the systems and document findings for future reference. The incumbent will help units to understand the relationship between the systems and assist them on drilling down to detailed data, as well as participate in testing and development of reports/analytics related to the data flow between the systems. The position is also responsible for administering and reconciling the University's Equipment Trust Fund (ETF) allocation.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform periodic calculations, analyses and reconciliations using data in Banner Finance, Student AR, HR/Payroll, Grants, and Financial Aid. Includes AR to Finance clearing accounts reconciliation, Direct Loan reconciliation, monthly grant payment clearing fund reconciliation, and periodic HR to Finance reconciliation;
  • Create monthly Journal Vouchers needed for data maintenance related to the reconciliations. For example: Premium Exemptions Clearing JV, and Tuition Grant JV;
  • Administer and reconcile the ETF (Equipment Trust Fund) allocation; and
  • Other related duties as assigned. Assist in projects or ad hoc analysis.


Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in accounting or related business field or equivalent experience;
  • Experience running reports using a business intelligence tool;
  • Considerable (typically 5 years) experience performing complex accounting reconciliations, including analyzing and evaluating voluminous interface transactions and identifying trends and outliers;
  • Knowledge of advanced accounting and a solid understanding of revenue recognition;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; and
  • Ability to use excel advanced tools.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using Banner Admin Apps AR and Finance modules; and
  • Ability to design/modify reports and experience using MicroStrategy.


About the University:

George Mason University, the largest public research university in Virginia, 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.

Since earning R1 designation for "very high research" from Carnegie in 2016 and joining the elite group of the 131 best U.S. research institutions, the research enterprise has grown rapidly, reaching more than $200 million in funding in 2020, an all-time high for the university.

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.

"
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; 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 jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements .
"

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.

Similar jobs

More searches like this