University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Financial Assistant II

Payroll Title: UCP V
Class Code: 0530-9085
Job Family: FIS
FLSA Code: E
Score: 498

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of designated supervisor, is responsible for the accounting and bookkeeping functions for a division or large multiple-unit department.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Maintains and monitors financial records and accounts for each unit or cost center.
  2. Monitors fiscal procedures for duplication, efficiency, effectiveness and compliance with required policies and regulations, making modifications as needed.
  3. Prepares regular financial statements of condition for each unit or cost center and makes available timely and accurate financial information, including budget projections and analysis.
  4. Assists in developing and managing department/division budgets and in maintaining budgetary control over approved budget.
  5. Supervises the work of staff engaged in general accounting and bookkeeping functions; may train staff and assist in selection.
  6. Prepares reports as appropriate to meet University, State, federal and department/division requirements.
  7. Prepares billing for accounts receivable and monitors collection of monies due.
  8. Records encumbrances and expenditures and processes all necessary paperwork, following up to resolve problems as they arise.
  9. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Five to ten years progressively responsible experience in financial record keeping, supervision and reporting
  2. Sound knowledge of budget preparation and fiscal control methods.
  3. Knowledge of accounting practices and procedures
  4. Ability to analyze and modify fiscal procedures.
  5. Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.

OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting and two to four years related experience.

Date Created: 6/28/85