Department: Student Affairs Business Services-10875
Description of Work:
Ranked as one of the best employers in the state of Nebraska, the University of Nebraska is committed to providing a work environment and culture that fosters personal and professional success and satisfaction. By joining our team, you will be given opportunities to grow as an individual and contribute to the significant impact that we make within the University of Nebraska community and Nebraska's economy each year.
We invest in our employees:
Vacation, sick, and holiday pay
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
No-cost life insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Retirement plans with University match
Tuition assistance for full-time employees and dependents
Exclusive staff discounts
Continuous improvement and innovation
Professional development through training and education
A diverse and inclusive workplace
And much more!
The Finance Associate serves in a customer-facing role and is responsible for ensuring finance transactions are completed in a timely and accurate manner and in compliance with all applicable institutional, UNL, State, and Federal regulations, policies, and guidelines. The Finance Associate primarily executes routine travel, procurement, accounts payable, accounts receivable, accounting, and asset management transactions. The Finance Associate will work closely with employees within the departments served, as well as functional office staff, providing a high level of customer service and professionalism in all interactions. This position functions under close supervision and is expected utilize technology to provide professional services.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse population we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
High school or equivalent experience plus 2 years of related finance work experience; equivalent education/experience considered. Experience or training in Microsoft applications. A willingness and demonstrated ability to learn new hardware and software systems. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality in compliance with rules and regulations, including HIPAA and FERPA guidelines on the disclosure of information. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive relationships within and outside of reporting lines. Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
Experience or training in Microsoft applications. Experience functioning in a team environment
Experience with SAP or large integrated finance system. Knowledge of finance terminology and practices. Knowledge of federal and state laws and guidelines related to business practices are preferred.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.