Fiscal Analyst

  • Job Reference: 00001574-1
  • Date Posted: 4 May 2023
  • Company: Washington State University
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Fiscal Analyst will perform technical fiscal analysis and financial reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Activities include a variety of complex and varied post-award administration functions in support of the Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH), such as analyzing and developing budgets for grants, contracts, state funds, and/or program funds, establishing and maintaining comprehensive fiscal record-keeping systems, analyzing, establishing and maintaining cost center and/or self-sustaining accounts, maintaining professional fee records, and coordinating diverse unit-wide fiscal support functions such as travel, procurement, account setup, reconciliation, and maintenance, incentive management, sub-award management, and fiscal planning.

The incumbent creates, monitors and maintains awards on sponsored programs; ensures compliance with grant and/or contract requirements; and notifies appropriate personnel of actions needed on budget problems. The incumbent assists with interpreting administrative regulations and policies to staff within the institution and outside agencies. The incumbent performs accounting duties such as cost share reporting, Facilities and Administrative (F&A) reconciliations and budget reconciliations. The incumbent creates financial reports analyzing, interpreting and summarizing data in accordance with the specific agency's terms and conditions. The incumbent reviews, analyzes and interprets agency accounting and financial records and reports produced by automated and manual systems; analyzes and corrects discrepancies; assists in the preparation of fiscal reports and provides recommendations to management concerning overdue receivables.

Required Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree or equivalent, which must include at least 18 quarter or 12 semester hours of accounting, auditing or budgeting; OR equivalent education/experience.

Additional Requirements:
Knowledge of accounting practices.

Proficient with Microsoft Office suite products.

Experience working with sensitive and confidential information.

Occasional travel is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Evidence of strong interpersonal skills and competence communicating and working with health professionals, faculty members and researchers, and diverse groups within the general public.

Experience working in a customer service setting.

Higher education experience.

Position is open until filled. Salary commensurate with education and experience. For a complete position description and to apply visit WSU Spokane is a tobacco free campus. WSU is an EO/AA/ADA employer and educator.