Utah State University

Juab County Finance Staff Assistant

City Nephi
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/16/2021 10:46 AM)
Requisition ID
2021-4512
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Nephi
Category (Portal Searching)
Extension
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20 Hours per week
College
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Department
Extension Support Staff
Advertised Salary
$12.50 per hour

Overview

This position is mainly responsible for the oversight of the finances within the county including sending in receipts, tracking grant and operating budgets, reconciling accounts, and communicating with financial staff and administrators on campus.

Responsibilities

  • Analyzes and monitors budgets and expenditures for compliance with fiscal accountability and reporting requirements.
  • Manages and reconciles receipt tracking.
  • Reviews and prepares journal entries.
  • Reconciles journal entries, monetary transfers, and inventory control procedures.
  • Prepares financial reports and statements; monitors for accuracy and completeness.
  • Resolves basic accounting discrepancies.
  • Interacts with faculty and staff and ensures staff meet financial requirements.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and verifies accuracy and completeness before approving entries and requests processed by campus personnel.
  • Reviews new index and organization code requests, assigns numbers, and sets up accounts in Banner.
  • Administers the filing of sales tax to the State of Utah. Reviews the data collected and files tax reports to the state.
  • Advises, monitors, supports, assists, and trains Business Services personnel on finance related items.
  • Prepares invoices to outside agencies.
  • Compiles and reviews award and grant contracts.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proficient in spreadsheet, word processing, and database applications.
  • Knowledge of federal and state regulations and University financial policies and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and/or projections.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.
  • Ability to set up and maintain financial accounts and ledgers.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize workload.
  • Knowledge of financial software tools to quantify and illustrate routine financial reports, statements, and/or projections.
  • Skilled with balancing and reconciling accounts.

Fundamental Abilities
Within the scope and complexity of each position’s responsibilities, each incumbent is expected to possess and demonstrate the following abilities:

  1. Communicating: Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing.
  2. Problem solving: Analyzes information and evaluates results to select the best solution and solve problems.
  3. Monitoring: Measures performance of self; makes improvements and takes appropriate corrective action.
  4. Critical Thinking: Comes to well-reasoned conclusions, solutions, and approaches to problems.
  5. Team Building: Works to create a team-based environment. Consistently demonstrates cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors, and customers.
  6. Active Listening: Gives full attention when others are speaking; listens to understand, asks questions as appropriate, and does not interrupt.
  7. Service Orientation: Actively seeks opportunities to help others.
  8. Conflict Resolution: Acts professionally when encountering customers who, at times, may be frustrated or threatening.

Core Characteristics
As representatives of Utah State University and primary contributors to its mission, all employees are expected to demonstrate the following characteristics:

  1. Take initiative
  2. Maintain confidentiality.
  3. Be accountable.
  4. Behave ethically.
  5. Be honest and trustworthy.
  6. Demonstrate a strong work ethic.
  7. Be inquisitive.
  8. Be detail oriented.
  9. Be self-motivated.
  10. Efficiently manage multiple tasks.
  11. Be a team player.
  12. Be committed to improving USU.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$12.50 per hour

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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