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Financial Coordinator, SILLC

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Business and Financial Services

Posting Number: req11710

Department: Sch of Intl Lang Lit & Culture

Location: Main Campus

Address: 1512 E. First St., Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights

The Business and Academic Support Services team in the School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (SILLC) supports 6 academic units, the Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL), the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS), both centers are Title VI Language Resource Centers in the College of Humanities. The highly regarded SILLC Team provides high quality and efficient support to the faculty, students, and customers - both internal and external - of SILLC while remaining fiscally and ethically responsible. As part of this team, the Financial Coordinator position will be one of four individuals working in accounting/finance to support the departments and centers under SILLC. The Financial Coordinator position will support Accounts Payable transactions, Deposits, Travel Authorizations, UA and UA Foundation Accounts reconciling, internal and external grants, and ad hoc Financial Reporting, among other duties. This position reports to the Manager of Business and Finance and is an in-person position.

Alumni Jacquelynn and Bennett Dorrance have made a gift commitment of $5.4 million to endow the deanship of the University of Arizona College of Humanities and inspire on campus and throughout the world a continuous and fearless spirit of open inquiry:

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Initiate accounts payable transactions such as check requests, travel expense reimbursement requests, interdepartmental billings, managing communication with faculty to obtain all receipts and paperwork with appropriate business purpose
  • Reconcile transactions to include: UA Pcard, UA accounts and UA Foundation accounts
  • Assist with internal and external grants
  • Train and supervise student worker to prepare and file financial related documents
  • Initiate accounts receivable transactions including depositing cash or check by initiating cash receipt transactions
  • Initiate Travel Authorizations, ensuring faculty requests are in compliance and submitted in advance of travel
  • Keep informed of institutional and external policies and procedures that are relevant to job duties
  • Recommend business process improvements
  • Additional duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Work efficiently and effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Able to juggle multiple projects and high-volume peak times of year
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Very organized and proactive in meeting deadlines
  • Experience and interest in working with a diverse group of faculty, staff and students
  • Ability and interest in learning new software
  • Skilled in researching policy/procedures to solve problems/support faculty

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Microsoft Office, including Outlook (email and calendar), Word, Excel and other MS offices suite products.
  • Experience in Higher Ed
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience with Box, Google and other cloud-based software
  • Experience in working with multi-cultural and diverse faculty, staff and/or students.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.00

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Finance

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $18.30-$21 DOE

Compensation Type: hourly rate



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Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Lindsey Fera

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please upload 2 required documents for full consideration (please do not type directly into the application system).
  • Resume- please include 3 professional references. NO REFERENCES WILL BE CONTACTED WITHOUT YOUR PERMISSION
  • Cover letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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