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Financial Administrator 1 - College of Business

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Date: Jun 11, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Financial Administrator I

Business Office

Lindner College of Business

University of Cincinnati


The Financial Administrator I is an exempt employee engaged in the day-to-day administration of financial, human resource, and reporting transactions within the LCB Business Office. Duties are of low to moderate complexity and require problem solving, clear communication and excellent customer service. This position will provide guidance to staff and faculty on process related topics in accordance with local, state, federal, and university regulations.  The Financial Administrator I will report to the HR Manager with a dotted line to the Business Officer.


Financial and Administrative Duties

  • Provide college wide administration for various HR functions, including but not limited to, payroll processing, timekeeping, leave administration, separations, reporting, and compliance tracking.
  • Coordinate and monitor a variety of financial administrative activities including budgets, requisitions, PO’s and p-card purchases; cash deposits and account reconciliations. 
  • Assist in the development and adherence of unit policies and procedures to ensure compliance with university, state, and federal regulations
  • Prepare PCR’s, journal entries, payments, financial analysis and reports
  • Perform internal auditing of financial records and funds
  • Monitor the financial status of unit programs and other budget allocations
  • Review all financial expenditures to ensure compliance with applicable university financial policies and prevent deficit fund balances
  • Ensure that p-card charges are appropriately allocated and independently reviewed
  • Perform pre-award and post-award grant-related duties as assigned
  • Assist undergraduate program staff with processing and reconciling scholarship awards using Catalyst, UC Flex and other systems
  • Perform related financial and HR duties based on departmental need


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; - OR- Associate's degree and two (2) years’ experience; -OR- four (4) years’ experience; degree must be in accounting or related field with related finance or accounting experience.


Ideal Qualifications

  • Knowledge of university financial policies, standard financial principles, theories and practices
  • Excellent customer service and collaboration skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong ethics and business acumen
  • Flexible in managing conflicting goals and shifting priorities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze operating practices to improve departmental efficiencies
  • Self-motivated, team player with the ability to generate ideas, make decisions, and work with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in UC Flex, Concur, ESM, Catalyst and Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook


Application Process: Apply to Requisition #37493. Attached your resume and cover letter to your APPLICTION. Applications without a cover letter and resume will not be considered for the position.  


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 37493 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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