SBO Grants Senior Fiscal Manager

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Classification:Fiscal Manager 2
Grade:Grade 81
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Chancellor
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance

Position Summary:

Signers' Business Office is looking for a dynamic and experienced individual to fill the position of Grants Senior Fiscal Manager. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and be team oriented while also successful at working independently. If you have these skills, please consider joining the Signers' Business Office.


20Training and Troubleshooting: Train fiscal technicians and professionals staff. Provide front-line and in-depth training to support staff and customers. Act as the divisions resource in the area of fiscal management, payroll, personnel, hiring, procurement, travel, proposal preparation, and grant management. Keep the SBO executive officer appraised of fiscal impacts to units and the division. Provide constructive and candid feedback and offer suggestions to assist in a solution to the issue.Essential
30Office Management: Provide management, oversight and assistance to Signers Business Office fiscal staff, which includes pro-card reconciliation, unit management reports, soft-ledger updates, fund management, grant and contracts and proposal budget reviews. Review and verify all continuation budget and management reports prior to submissions. Work with executive officer short and long range strategic planning for the division. Provide counsel to the IANRE Director, Provost, Vice Chancellors or Chancellor when necessary to support sound business decisions that are data driven from the SBO office.Essential
50Financial Management: Manage all restricted funding sources, program income, or foundation accounts as the first or second line finance manager for all units reporting to the Signers Business Office (SBO). This includes: * Management reports * Cash Management (deposits/credit cards) * Budget Revisions * Labor Redistributions * Soft Ledgers * Journal Vouchers * Purchasing Responsible for providing SBO units with funding analysis, monthly management reports and working with units to ensure restricted fund balances are within the allowable range. Provide analysis and interpretation of information that is gathered/received for cost projections, budget setup, compliance reporting/review. Ensure full compliance with university regulations/policies and any internal or external regulation requirements.Essential


Knowledge and ability to work with multiple funding sources (e.g. federal, state, and private). Ability to manage multiple diverse fiscal activities, programs and functional units (20+ individual units).
Ability to work with SBO executive officer at a high-level to communicate with stakeholders, funding agencies, multiple departments across campus.
Ability to supervise, plan, problem solve, and make decisions that provide the most efficient and tactical path forward. Ability to plan, coordinate and direct work of subordinates.


A minimum of 4 years professional fiscal experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Experience with fund accounting computer systems, diversity of rules and regulations (e.g. federal, state, and university regulations, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).


Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and 4 years professional fiscal experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Professional licensure preferred (e.g. CPA, CFM).

Position details:

This is a full-time, Grade 81, minimum $64,210 yearly, DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. UA employees receive excellent benefits including participation in State of Alaska PERS retirement, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

Applicant instructions:

Please attach a resume, and the names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.

Review Date:

This position is open until filled with the initial application review taking place on October 4, 2021.  To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55 pm Alaska Standard Time, October 3, 2021.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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