Fiscal Manager

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Classification:Fiscal Manager 1
Grade:Grade 80 (38% GeoDiff)
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Kuskokwim Campus
Location: Bethel
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance

Position Summary:

The Kuskokwim Campus is recruiting for a Fiscal Manager! As the Fiscal Manager for the CRCD Kuskokwim Campus you will manage and oversee a budget of 4.7m+, manage grants and contracts, serve as Chief Financial Advisor to KuC Director, prepare management reports and fiscal year-end continuation budgets, and supervise fiscal office, Cultural Center and Consortium Library staff.


10Guide and manage staff in all fiscal related departmental processes to include providing fiscal support and training for business office, Cultural Center and Consortium Library staff. Plan, direct, coordinate and review the work plan for fiscal, Cultural Center and Consortium Library staff; assign work activities, projects and programs; review and evaluate work, methods and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems. Select, train, motivate, and evaluate fiscal, Cultural Center and Consortium Library staff in assigned area, provide or coordinate fiscal training for staff, work with employees to correct deficiencies. Serves as point of contact for the CRCD Academic and Administrative Affairs Manager to assist in all payroll and HR related functions.Essential
10Services as point of contact for the CRCD Administrative Manager to assist in all payroll and HR functions.Essential
10Signature authority for campus budget revisions, labor redistributions and journal vouchers for both F1 & F3 funding sources. Oversee purchasing and travel functions. Serve as Approving Official for unit Pro-Cards and unit Travel Cards; perform monthly audits of all card activities. Authorize budgets, change orders and determine and authorize funding sources for same. Review other various campus contracts to include fiscal related Memorandums of Agreements, Memorandums of Understanding, and other miscellaneous agreements to ensure compliance and submission for appropriate signature authority.Essential
15Assist Director, faculty and staff with grants and contract administration to include pre and post awards such as proposal preparation, budget calculations, submission, management and reporting. Advise on UA and agency policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Provide accurate detailed information on expenditures, available balances, and agency restrictions on use of funds. Tracks grant/contract expenditures through completion. Provides current and historical fund data; compares account balances with budget limits and prepares variance reports. Researches accounts to provide the best possible solution in regards to customer questions and concerns. Set up/review and monitor matching and cost-sharing accounts.Essential
5Serve as an integral part of the KUC Advisory Council and management team. Assist in the development of short and long range strategies for the campus.Essential
50Serve as Financial Advisor to KuC Director on daily operations including fiscal and facilities-related issues. Provide primary management of $4.7m+ budget including tuition and fees, state appropriation, grant and contracts, Sackett Hall auxiliary/dorm, Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center Auxiliary expenditures and revenue, Consortium Library budget, match, and designated funds. Manage all fiscal-related functions for KUC. Prepare management reports and fiscal year continuation budgets. Prepare other financial status reports at the request of the KUC Director. Provide financial analysis of information that is gathered/received. Ensure compliance with internal and external funding and reporting requirements. Assign costs associated with fiscal activities. Assist with current and future revenue and expenditure projections. Allocate resources necessary to meet campus needs. Oversee foundation and program income accounts. Implement internal KUC fiscal policies and procedures. Recommend and assist in the implementation of fiscal goals and objectives. Coordinate, maintain, and monitor campus Functional Use (Space) Survey, building leases, and equipment inventory.Essential

This position coordinates and maintains campus Functional Use (Space) Survey, building leases, and equipment inventory. A BA or BS in business, management, accounting, or related field, or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience are required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of governmental budgeting and accounting (or similar.) Advanced analytical experience using sophisticated, integrated financial management systems. Advanced knowledge of and experience with computerized financial accounting systems, preferred.

Required Experience:

Three years experience as a fiscal professional, or equivalent. Two years of sponsored program (Grant) budgeting, grant management, and/or fund accounting experience Advanced experience in budgeting. Previous supervisory experience.

Required Education or Training:

BA or BS in business, management, accounting, or related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Position Details:

Applicants must be legally eligible for unrestricted employment to work in the U.S. No work visas will be sponsored for this position."

Location: Bethel, Alaska

11 month, full-time, exempt staff position

The following are required as a complete application:

  • Cover letter detailing your interest
  • Resume
  • The names and contact information for three professional references to include previous supervisors

Review of applications will begin on November 11, 2021.  Please apply by 11:59 pm on November 10, 2021, for full consideration. 

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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