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University of Alaska Fiscal Technician 2 in Valdez, Alaska

Fiscal Technician 2

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Classification:Fiscal Technician 2

Grade:Grade 76 (11% GeoDiff)

Work type: Staff Full-time

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:UAA Prince William Sound College

Location: Valdez

Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance

Position Summary:Prince William Sound College (PWSC) is recruiting an Accounting Fiscal Technician for their campus located in beautiful Valdez, Alaska. This position reports to the Director of Administrative Services.


100 Accounting Fiscal Tech 2: General accounting functions at the PWSC Valdez campus. Work is performed under general supervision as follows: performs account reviews and makes correcting data entries and performs general accounting operations. Responsible for maintaining compliance with the UA BOR Policy and Regulations, State and Federal Laws. Works within acceptable accounting processes and principles, developed processes, and audit to ensure accurate and secure accounts and a clear accounting conscience. Works closely with the PWSC Accounting Supervisor in all areas of accounting processes, including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Cashiering, Travel, Controlled Property, Procurement, Reconciliation, and Audit. Assist outreach campus staff with student account questions, process and procedures. Assist other departments with technical accounting questions. Accurately maintain files. Participate in various campus committee (i.e.: scholarship, fundraising events, hiring, etc.) Assist with research, assignments and projects given by the Director of Administrative Services. Provides excellent Customer Service and General Campus Support: Assists other Fiscal Tech positions, performing various departmental tasks in support of co-workers as workload and staffing levels dictate. Acts as business office receptionist. Assist students and community patrons at the front counter of the College. Answers phones, performs filing, record archives and other general office support tasks. Maintain proficiency as needed by attending trainings, reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of responsibility around the University of Alaska System. Engage in professional development activities. Meet all required standards of confidentiality and safety. Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner. Other duties as assigned. Essential


PWSC is a one-of-a kind institution of higher education located in Valdez, Alaska. The main campus and it's extension sites in Cordova and the Copper Basin are set amidst some of the world's most breathtaking scenery and rich cultural history. PWSC is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities through the University of Alaska Anchorage. Besides a general studies degree, PWSC offers associate degrees and occupational certificates not readily available elsewhere, such as Millwright, Safety Management, Maritime Tech, Construction, and Outdoor Leadership.

The mission of PWSC is to use it's unique resources and magnificent landscape to enrich the lives of our students and our community.


Work is performed under general supervision. Apply problem solving, research, and analytical skills to systems, procedures, and accounts which may include unrestricted funds, grants, contracts, private funds, special funds, revenue, and multiple funding sources. Knowledge of and ability to interpret fiscal and purchasing policies, rules and regulations. Utilize specialized software and databases to query and maintain data. Advanced knowledge of automated accounting systems functions and procedures, and spreadsheets. Summarize and compile data and information, and prepare reports. In depth knowledge of accounting system functions or procedures (e.g. accounts receivable, general ledger accounting, program and activity codes). Ability to work with systems and accounts. Ability to establish effective working relationships while maintaining high ethical standards. Ability to meet deadlines under stressful situations. Ability to lead and resolve issues. Communication and teamwork skills. Experience working in a university environment or similar position.

Required Experience:

Requires work experience acquired in an entry-level fiscal position or equivalent. One year of college coursework in Accounting or related field and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAA is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Assignment Information:

Regular, Non-exempt (hourly), benefits eligible, non-represented, Grade 76, $21.27 hourly minimum (this includes an additional 11% geographical area pay) position.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants, please complete the on-line, University application and upload the following:

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • Professional references (phone and email required).

    Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: 14 May 2021 Alaskan Daylight Time

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