Sr. Fiscal & Administrative Planning Specialist - Washington State University in Tri-Cities Washington

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Washington State University

Tri-Cities, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Senior Fiscal & Administration Specialist is responsible for budgeting, reporting, accounting, and analysis of WSU Tri-Cities campus budgets including post award research grants with a combined portfolio of over $30M. This position will provide leadership and proactive customer service in the areas of research and academic administrative processes for: capital and financial planning, and procedures development and assist in implementation planning of fiscal administrative best practices for the campus.

The incumbent’s responsibilities include: managing Academic Affairs operating budgets, review of campus fiscal operations, and performing a variety of review and supportive/corrective functions related to ensuring accurate administrative processes are in place.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to area of specialization and three (3) years of experience directly related to the specialty area. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.

Five (5) or more years of progressively responsible experience in higher education budget/finance administration to include collaboration with faculty.

Experience working with rapidly growing organizations.

Experience with state and government regulations pertaining to fiscal management.

Experience auditing for allowable, reasonable and consistent data.

Experience preparing summary fiscal reports, database maintenance and standard query language use and applications within tuition driven budget models of higher education.

Experience with organizational strategic planning.

Skilled at presenting information, making recommendations, and leading relevant discussions based on fiscal knowledge and analytical findings.

Experience with Business Objects Data Warehouse.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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