Fiscal Technician-Northwest Campus

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  • Job Number:521962
  • Classification:Fiscal Technician 2
  • Grade:Grade 76 (34% GeoDiff)
  • Work type:On Campus, Staff Part-time
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Northwest Campus
  • Location:Nome
  • Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance

Position Summary:

This Fiscal Tech position is to provide Northwest Campus with support for faculty and staff regarding requisitions, purchasing, payments, and reconciliations. May serve as backup for Business Office Manager.


10Buy and reconcile paperwork for campus books, office commodities, computer and art supplies Reconcile cash sales, prepare bank deposits and communicate with UAF Business Office Oversee year end operations for purchasing areas, ensuring completion and submission of pending orders, invoice approvals, book and supply inventories, and open encumbrances by designated deadlinesEssential
25Coordinate purchasing for campus, including researching options, tracking orders, requesting BPO''s and resolving problems regarding orders, billings and payments.Essential
30Approve payment of invoices, including checking incoming shipments, reconciling services & merchandise with purchase orders, entering information in Banner, communicating information to Accounts Payable Dept. in Fairbanks and maintaining accessible A/P filesEssential
30Enter, reconcile and maintain files for travel authorizations, expense reports and ProCard orders. Arrange travel for staff, students & faculty.Essential
5Supervise acquisition and shipment of textbooks for local classes.Essential

The Fiscal Technician position at Northwest Campus is a 30 hour per week position, offering full benefits.  This position is responsible for coordinating travel, purchasing campus supplies, reconciling accounts and cash sales, work with staff and faculty regarding course and instructor materials, approve payment of invoices, communicating with appropriate UAF departments, maintain all expense report files and other essential fiscal office duties.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Advanced knowledge of automated accounting systems and electronic spreadsheets.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting system functions or procedures.
Typical Experience:
Two years of basic fiscal technician experience
Required Education or Training:

One year of college coursework in accounting or equivalent, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Salary Information:

This is a part-time, 11-month, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 34_76, based on education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, a cover letter detailing your experience related to this position, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) of three (3) professional references with your application.

The review process for applications will begin on November 18, 2022. For full consideration please apply no later than November 17, 2022, by 11:59 pm. 

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


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.

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

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

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

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Mariah Morgan, HR Coordinator, UAF Rural Campus Northwest, at or (907) 443-8428.

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