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Fiscal Assistant II


Provides second level accounts or fiscal support. Responsible for complex calculations, collection, or verification of financial data and processing of account transactions. Functions with some independent responsibility for accounting or budgetary tasks within an office or provides higher level support within a large accounting environment. Adheres to University financial policy and procedures.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Researches, analyzes, and resolves general accounts transaction problems.
  • Classifies, records, and summarizes numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records, using electronic financial system, journals or ledgers.
  • Debits, credits, and totals accounts on computer spreadsheets and databases, using specialized accounting software.
  • Processes purchasing requisitions.
  • Operates 10-key calculators, computers, scanners, and copy machines to perform calculations, produce documents, or scan documents.
  • Complies with federal, state, and University policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Performs, monitors and/or reconciles accounts transaction activity.
  • Processes or reviews account activity for multiple units or with vendors.
  • Explains and applies complex policies and procedures.
  • Assists with annual budget preparation and year-end closeout.
  • Provides input on processes, systems, and workflows relating to accounts or fiscal matters.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent and three years of general accounts transaction experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for required experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position does not typically have supervisory responsibility.


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